This past weekend was the 2017 Pan Jiu Jitsu Championships held in Irvin, California. Every year Pans is one of the biggest events on the calendar and this year was no exception with over 3200 competitors.
Starting off the four day event were OSS athletes Andy Tomas Murasaki, and Taylor...
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. " John F. Kennedy
This past weekend would have not been possible without the help of so many people and I'm truly thankful to everyone who has been a part of my journey in Jiu Jitsu and life.
This past weekend after 14 years of training I was awarded my black belt from my professor, mentor and best friend Caio Terra. There are so many people to thank but to avoid sounded like some one who won an academy award I'm going to condense it to the 3 people...
This past month was the 2017 IBJJF San Jose Open, Gi and No gi tournament. After a long two days all oss athletes did exceptionally well.
All the way from Mad Tiger Academy in Mililani Hawaii, Jeremy Nitta's ended the..
This past weekend Andy Tomas and Guthierry Barbosa competed in Fight to Win, San jose! After a grueling match with Matthew Rice, Guthierry did enough to earn the decision victory. The biggest factor in the match wasn't their Jiu Jitsu but Guthierry's heart, he never gave up and in the end almost secured an arm bar as time was running out.
After hard matches Kaniela, Guthierry and Jeremy came up a little short. All of them..
After taking some time to focus on other projects we are finally dropping our first new releases in some time. This Friday, Aloha shirt and hoodie will be available as well as Daruma version 2! This will be followed by a re-release of the dark side, our 2nd rash guard offering and first ever shorts! Gridning, slowly but surely. Thank you...
Andy Thomas Murasaki was born in Brazil and moved to Japan at an early age. Andy's father, Andy Sr., introduced his two sons to the gentle art at an early age. Andy Sr. is a black belt and instructor for one of Japan's most successful Jiu Jitsu associations, impacto BJJ! Needless to say, Jiu Jitsu runs in the family
Two weeks ago OSS Athletes Guthiery Barbosa, Andy Tomas, and Rudson Mateus traveled to Chechnya to compete in Berkut 3. After traveling half way around the world, all three came home victorious!
For Andy it was his last competition before heading...
In 2012 we launched Oss clothing. Our business model, from the traditional sense, was horrible. We didn't believe in the bottom line, we didn't invest in marketing, we invested in people. Those with a dream, those with the will..
One of Oahu's best kept secrets, Mad Tiger Academy located at 95-119 Kamehameha Hwy, in Mililani has continually produced some of Hawaii's best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes. Run by professor Eric "Mad Tiger" Goo..
In my 8 years of teaching Jiu Jitsu I've seen more people quit at white and blue belt then all other belts combined. As a white belt there are a lot of factors for this and we often overlook the obvious, Jiu Jitsu is NOT for every..