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753 code by pedro valente

Rectitude, Under standing the order of the 753 Code   Rectitude is the first and upmost important of all the 7 (The Spirit of the Warrior). Each virtue is in order as seen in the picture below, for example, Rectitude is first and Loyalty is last.   The meaning of Rectitude   To understand the … Continued

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753 code

The 753 code by Pedro Valente of Valente Brothers   The 753 code consists of three parts, spirit, body and mind. This is to guide you in life as you start out your Jiu jitsu journey. Pedro Valente always speaks about why philosophy is the most important part of the five elements of Jiu jitsu. Jiu … Continued

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Christopher Charalambous

Chesterfield Jiu-Jitsu opening times   Chesterfield Jiu-jitsu opening times Dress Code: Valente Brothers Fighting Fundations – Valente Brothers Kimono only Advanced Curriculum – Valente Brothers Kimono only Sparring – Valente Brothers Kimono only Fight Night – Valente Brothers Rash guard (No Kimono/ Valente Brothers 16oz Gloves) Sheffield Jiu-jitsu rules: All Kimonos must be white, with … Continued

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753 code courage

753 Code: Courage in everyday life   Today, we are going to speak about the 753 Code: courage. In this article we will discuss the importance of using courage in everyday life. Courage, the definition as explained in the dictionary, the ability to do something that frightens one; bravery. Here are examples of courage, many … Continued

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fighting foundations

                      The Beginning of fighting foundations   Since the day I started training at Valente Brothers, their beginners class has alway been named Valente Brothers’ Fundamentals. Although the fundamentals class isn’t a beginners class but for all, no matter the rank. People tend to think … Continued

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Venus Restaurant

Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu’s annual dinner December 2018   All of us at Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu would like to thank everyone that came and joined us at our 2018 annual dinner, held at the Venus Restaurant, Dinnington. Another year is about to pass us by, and once again, Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu has grown to another level. Chesterfield Jiu jitsu would like to take … Continued

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Christopher brown belt

Christopher Charalambous family story   Where do we start? Well, lets start from the beginning, before Christopher Charalambous began his Jiu jitsu journey. Christopher was born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England. At the age of four years old, Christopher’s family moved to Sheffield on a new business adventure. His farther Costa Charalambous, and uncles Cliff … Continued

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Christopher highest ranked of Valente Brothers Jiu jitsu in the UK   In December 2017, Christopher Charalambous travelled to Miami to join in celebration, all newly promoted students at Valente Brothers. Students from all over the world attended the ceremony, some are well known like Royce Gracie, Angela Gracie, Crosley Gracie and Alistair Overeem. Pedro Valente … Continued

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