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KOKO HEAD BLACK BELT CHALLENGE [VIDEO]



January 10th, 2012 we took Sonny Nohara, Ranson Kepa Shepherd, and their friend Matt to hike Koko Head Trail. Check out who makes it to the top… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on February 3, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments

ZACK AND TODD RESPOND TO TANGY'S FAT COMMENTS [VIDEO]



After letting THE BULLY Kevin "Tangy" Tang run his mouth in the gym and on Facebook for months, Zack Pang and I decided it was finally time to respond to his comments on us being FAT! Enjoy…

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Added by Todd Tanaka on February 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CHRIS'S SIMPLE STRAIGHT ARM LOCK [VIDEO]



Chris "Hollywood" Templo shares a simple straight arm lock from the cross-side… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 31, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

TANGY'S SPINNING TRIANGLE CHOKE SET UP [VIDEO]



Kevin "Tangy" Tang shares his Spinning Triangle Choke set up from the guard on Chris "Hollywood"… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 22, 2012 at 11:06pm — No Comments

BRANDON BERNARDINO GUARD PASS [VIDEO]



Relson Gracie Brown Belts Brandon Bernardino and Kyle Olivares of O2 Martial Arts Academy share with us an advanced guard… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 18, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments

SONNY NOHARA'S REVERSE ARM LOCK FROM THE GUARD [VIDEO]



After Sonny's seminar at Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Team HK he shared one more technique and let us film it. Thanks for an awesome semniar… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 18, 2012 at 3:09pm — No Comments

TODD CAN'T COOK EPISODE 1: CHEX MIX [VIDEO]



Since Snooki moved out I had to find some other friends of mine to teach me how to cook. Kelsie and Liza are the guest chefs in episode 1: Chex Mix. In this episode Kelsie makes Chex Mix and Gingerbread rice Krispies treats and Liza teaches me how to open a bottle of… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 18, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments

RANSON KEPA-SHEPARD GUARD PASS [VIDEO]



Robert Drysdale black belt Ranson Kepa-Shepard shares with us a guard pass taught to him by Sonny…

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Added by Todd Tanaka on January 2, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

NEW YEARS EVE 2010 [VIDEO]



This video is of New Years Eve 2010 at the Kimoto's house. Drunken fun and laughs provided by Allison, Shannon, Takaki, & Charles. Good… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on January 2, 2012 at 2:10am — No Comments

KYLE'S GOING AWAY PARTY [VIDEO]



Kyle's college going away party 8/16/2003 at Jody's house. We send him off HK style. 8 years later this video will finally show him who was guilty in the prank. Kyle I know you love me camera...… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on December 31, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

BELLA'S ADVENTURE [VIDEO]



On November 5th, 2011 I went on a morning hike up Makapu'u lighthouse trail with the ladies soccer team and Bella. Check out the view and see what you can expect on this… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on December 24, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Maryland Day 3 12/2/2011 [VIDEO]





Today is Day 3 in Maryland and I visit Mike and Jordan Stewart's gym (RGJJ Team Maryland BJJ Clarksville). Stuart rants and passes his black belt… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on December 9, 2011 at 8:28am — No Comments

MARYLAND DAYS 1 & 2 2011 AT TEAM MARYLAND BJJ [VIDEO]



I left Oahu at 11:25pm on November 29th to travel to Maryland. On my way there I had connecting flights to Las Vegas & Philadelphia. So I didn't reach Maryland until about 7:30pm November 30th! It was a long flight.



Here is some video of Days 1 and 2 in… Continue

Added by Todd Tanaka on December 1, 2011 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Cross-Side Escape "Shoulder Walking"





Using the fundamental concepts of Relson Gracie's techniques plus a few tricks I've picked up along the way, I share with you how I Escape the Cross-Side position in BJJ.



Here is another video that shares a similar approach to how I escape the cross-side with some different details.…



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Added by Jiu-Jitsu on November 22, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

KALEO HOSAKA 4 WHEEL DRIVE ARM LOCK [VIDEO]





Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Kaleo Hosaka shares with us his favorite reverse arm lock set up. Kaleo is an assistant instructor at the O2 Martial Arts…

Added by Jiu-Jitsu on November 21, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

PETE FROM NAKAMA BRAND VISITS RGJJ TEAM HK

Yesterday morning we had Pete from Nakama Brand stop in and join us for class. Here is a couple of pictures that we took with the remaining students that stayed to hang out after class.

 

(Left to Right) Cody, Dmitri, Lee, Pete, Todd, & Billy…

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Added by HK Fun on November 18, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

TERERE BJJ GUARD PASS BY KID PELIGRO



Here is a sample of the kinds of bjj techniques that you can learn on Kid Peligro's iphone app. Get yours at the Apple itunes store or check out his website… Continue

Added by HK Fun on October 15, 2011 at 8:23pm — No Comments

CHUCKY'S PLAYHOUSE EPISODE: 3 CY & EDEN [VIDEO]





Chucky's Playhouse Episode 3 Cy & Eden. Watch how evil Allison is... LOL



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Added by Todd Tanaka on October 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

COOKING WITH SNOOKI EPISODE: TODD'S BIRTHDAY [VIDEO]





Cookin with Snook Episode: Todd's Birthday. On this episode Snooki bakes cup cakes and meat loaf for the best roomie in the world. Thanks Snooki.





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Added by Todd Tanaka on October 6, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

THE GRACIE WAY EPISODE 5: Hula Dancers, Surfing Gracies, and Uncle Relson





Rener Gracie in Hawaii doing his "Mastery" seminars at his uncle Relson's schools: RSA, Team HK, & O2MAA. These seminars were awesome! Make sure to check out Rener's seminars if you can.…

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Added by Todd Tanaka on October 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Today we had a promotion ceremony and I had the pleasure of promoting my long time student Lee Sakai to the rank of Black Belt. Lee was my right hand man when he lived here in Hawaii. He now lives in Las Vegas and runs his own school under the Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Team HK flag. Congratulations…

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