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My daughter is 12, shes been training MMA for a few years, I felt it was time for her to take training to a different level and BJJ is what she wanted to learn, I did a search, found Evolution, the next day I took my daughter for her first lesson, she loved it, and the following day my 5 year old son had his first lesson. Now both my kids are training. All it took was watching one lesson to see Evolution is where my kids belong.

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You won’t find a better teacher, team mates, or environment to learn Jiu Jitsu anywhere else in the Hudson Valley. That is why people drive an hour + to learn here.

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I have been training Jiu-Jitsu for over 23 years and I was pleasantly surprised to find a school headed by a top tier competitive black belt, Mike Palladino, to train at. Great people, great facility and world class instruction!

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Next level!!! Perfect balance of traditional BJJ and modern grappling. Mike is passionate and well versed in a variety of modalities. The energy in the gym is fantastic. Perfect for all ages and skill levels.

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EGA is a fantastic gym with classes excellent for both children and adults. Mike is a wonderful teacher and he puts 100% in every day. All of the other teachers are great as well, and the students are all super positive and supportive!

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UFC Fighter Roxanne Modafferi visits Evolution Grappling!

Sunday Morning Open Mats at Evolution Grappling Academy are a training staple of the week for many local grapplers. The weekly Open Mat features some of the best training in the region. On average, roughly 60-70 grappler’s of assorted ranks, from a variety of different teams, affiliations and regions find themselves on the mats at EGA for the Sunday session. From one Sunday to the next, you never know just who may stop in. 

It was to our pleasant surprise to have current UFC Fighter, Women’s MMA Pioneer,  and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt, ‘The Happy Warrior’ Roxanne Modafferi drop-in for some great training. Roxanne, is fresh off the heels of a victory over the previously undefeated Maycee Marber at UFC 246. The gritty veteran overcame 9-1 odds as an underdog, to defeat the favorite Barber by unanimous decision. Just a few weeks back, Roxanne was promoted to the rank of Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by former UFC Fighter and excellent grappler, Evan Dunham.

Roxanne Modafferi visits Evolution Grappling Academy

Roxanne is a pioneer of Women’s MMA, having first fought professionally in 2003. Roxanne became a huge fan favorite when she was a contestant on ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Team Ronda Rousey vs Team Miesha Tate’. Going into that show, Roxanne had made her debut 4 years before Coach Miesha Tate, and 8 years before opposing Coach Ronda Rousey. 

Sharing the mats with Roxanne was a real pleasure for all of the students of Evolution Grappling Academy. Having such an experienced Martial Artist, and inspirational individual work with all of our students regardless of their rank or age, is a highlight of their Jiu Jitsu experience they will never forget.

7 yr old Phenom M.J. was lucky enough to get some rolls in with Roxanne

 

 

We are honored that Roxanne chose Evolution Grappling Academy as her place to train before heading back home to Las Vegas, where she lives and trains. We look forward to cheering for Roxanne in her next UFC Fight in a few months.