Watch Rodolfo Vieira honing his guard for 2012 Jiu-Jitsu Worlds

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Na busca por ser um campeão cada vez mais completo, Rodolfo Vieira afia a guarda. Fotos: Heath.

Striving to be an ever more complete champion, Rodolfo Vieira training on bottom in Denver / Photos: Heather Elledge-Engel

Part of GFTeam headed up to the Denver, Colorado, for a week of high-altitude training prior to the 2012 Jiu-Jitsu World Championship.

Besides the athletes form the Brazilian outfit, their host, Jiu-Jitsu professor Amal Easton, is pleased with what he’s seen.

“We at the academy had a great experience; it was fun and educational for all the participants. Our academy will never again be the same after the crew from GFTeam came here. The technique those guys have is the real deal,” said the American black belt in praise.

“We had days where there were ten black belts on the mat, not to mention the browns, purples and blues. It reminds me of my days at Gracie Barra in 1995,” he said enthusiastically.

Check out the photos from day one of training, taken by Heather Elledge-Engel.

And there’s a new interview with the current absolute champion of the world on our Facebook page. Like our page and get first-hand updates of breaking news regarding the 2012 World Championship.

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