Grand Master Flavio Behring is a 9th Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu who has been training and teaching for the past 60 years. He served his apprenticeship under Helio Gracie who, along with his brother Carlos, founded Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the early 1940′s. He is one of only a handful of 9th degree [...]
The 3rd annual Atlanta Combat Sports Expo took place last weekend and, in addition to 30 vendor booths and extreme motor sports demonstrations, featured a massive all ages grappling tournament. I decided set up my own photo booth and shot the various tournament participants as they exited the mats. Here are a few of my [...]
I recently had the pleasure of spending all day on the floor of the April 2011 Lutador Grappling Tournament and it really is my favorite one to shoot. The event is well organized and total attendee participation is steady, but not chaotic. The flow is smooth and as the different divisions progress throughout the day, steadily leading up to the best of the best, the opportunities for great shots become plentiful.