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Renzo Gracie Los Angeles Scores at Jiu Jitsu World League Los Angeles

This past weekend, our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition team competed at The Jiu Jitsu World League’s Los Angeles event at Azuza Pacific’s Felix Event Center. This event marked th....

Congratulations to BJJ Students Who Received a Belt Promotion!

Over the past few weeks, a number of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students at 5 Star Martial Arts have been promoted to the next belt level by Professor Shawn Williams. Each of these students earned ....

5 Star Profile: How Julio Soto-Kim Balances Law School, Life & Training

Julio Soto-Kim is one of the most dedicated and focused students at 5 Star Martial Arts / Renzo Gracie Los Angeles. He is constantly on the mats training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been an ....

Jessica Arabi and Melissa Romero Medal at IBJJF Pan Championship

5 Star Martial Arts / Renzo Gracie Los Angeles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition Team members Jessica Arabi and Melissa Romero both made the podium at The 2019 IBJJF Pan Championship. The IBJJ....

Andy Jun Scores Silver in White Belt Debut at NABJJF All Americas

When Andy Jun signed up for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at 5 Star Martial Arts / Renzo Gracie Los Angeles, he knew he wanted to compete in BJJ tournaments once he gained enough experience an....

5 Star Profile: Jessica Arabi, 5 Star’s Most Dedicated Student

If you drop in to train at 5 Star Martial Arts in the evening or on Saturdays, there is a good chance you will see Jessica Arabi hitting pads in a Muay Thai Kickboxing class or submitting tr....


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