Oct
22

National Martial Arts Day 2012!!! A Success!!

This past Saturday was Philadelphia’s very first National Martial Arts Day recognized by the city of Philadelphia. In celebration of this day, we had a huge open house here at Maxercise. We conducted demonstrations in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, MMA, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Weapons, Kettlebells and much, much more. We would like … Continue reading »

Nov
01

Team Maxercise/Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu takes on the 2011 IBJJF American Nationals in California!

Team Maxercise take 16 medals in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s American Nationals Tournament!

Apr
18

2011 Pan American Games & New York Open Tournament Recap

Wow, its been a crazy month or so here at Maxercise! We had the 2011 IBJJF Pan American Games in Irvine, California at the end of March, then the Eddie Alverez Grappling Tournament right when we got back, and THEN this past weekend we competed at the IBJJF New York Open Tournament at the City College of … Continue reading »

Feb
24

Another Great Sunday!!

Today was a great day of Pan Am Team Training for the Maxercise Competition Team. In a few weeks we will preparing to leave for LA to compete in the 2011 Pan American BJJ Tournament. The entire BJJ Team has been training very hard the past month in preparation for this event. It takes a … Continue reading »

Feb
17

Ladies, There’s No Substitution

Hello! As a Maxercise student and someone that likes to try new things (except for escargot-sorry, it’s just never happening) I have tried a couple of the programs at the Academy. I’ve loved some, shrugged and said “meh” to others, and through this experiences I felt I wanted to say something to ladies who might be … Continue reading »

Feb
12

Friday, what a day!

Today was a long but great day! We had Free Private Sessions in BJJ and Kettlebells scheduled all day long.  Along with meeting some great new people we also have quit a few new members as a result. The scheduling of Free Private Sessions is something we have not done at Maxercise in several years. The … Continue reading »

Feb
11

John Disimone & Maggie Bertonazzi talk with James Jefferson on the MMA & Sports Xtreme Show!

John & Maggie interviewed on the MMA & Sports Xtreme Show! Check out the latest episode from the MMA & Sports Xtreme show with Maxercise’s John Disimone & Maggie Bertonazzi! We discuss with J.J. about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  and Kettlebells in Philadelphia and the upcoming Eddie Alverez Grappling Championship which will be powered by Maxercise. … Continue reading »

Feb
07

Maxercise celebrates 20 years in Philly!

Maxercise – a name that’s synonymous with fitness and martial arts is celebrating its 20th year in Philadelphia. Maxercise has had a long history with Philadelphia’s fitness industry. A perfect blend of a Kettlebell gym and a Martial arts training academy, Maxercise is home to many Mixed Martial Arts fighters and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions. … Continue reading »