There was a time when the big stars of the sport kept what they do in training under wraps like a state secret.
If they’re still careful not to let on about the weapons their wielding, new technology is making it a lot easier to get the skinny on the champions’ routines.
With less than two weeks to go till the contest kicks off in Nottingham, the athletes are well into the final phase of their training, and the GRACIEMAG at the ADCC blog is here to give its readers an around-the-world tour of how the preparations of the stars about to shine at ADCC 2011 are going.
From Ribeirão Preto to São José dos Campos to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil; moving on to Miami, New York and Chicago in the USA; and ending in Birmingham, England – we dropped in on 11 of the biggest names in submission grappling at the moment.
And all without leaving the comfort of home. Rush to the GRACIEMAG at the ADCC blog and find out how some of the aces in the mix are preparing to shine in Nottingham.
For a taste, get a look of what Zé Mario Sperry has been up to: