Phil Migliarese

Phil “Jiu-Jitsu Matrix” Migliarese III is a 5th degree Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with over 25+ years of experience in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing, & MMA.

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Ray Butcher Wrist Lock Clinic (Fri 24th at 7pm-9pm)

Ray Butcher (1rst degree BJJ Black Belt + 5th degree Akido black belt) has put together another great Wrist Lock Clinic. Ray, owner of Balance Ireland, will be teaching cool wristlocks and a few of his favorite positions in this course this Friday. Join us this Friday at Balance Fishtown from 7-9pm Price: 40

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Holiday Schedule (Nov 2017)

Holiday schedule from Wed (Nov 22) to Sun (Nov 26th). Wed: Regular Schedule Thurs: (no classes besides the open mats) 1) Open mat @Balance Fishtown 11:30-2pm 2) Open mat @Balance Center City 11:30-2pm Fri: Regular Schedule (7pm 2 hour wristlock seminar with Ray Butcher at HQ in Fishtown) Sat: Regular Schedule Sun: Regular Schedule

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Belt Promotions + 15 Year Anniversary Party (OCT 21)

Belt Promotions + 15 Year Anniversary Party (OCT 21)

Get out your WHITE GI, it’s promotion time. Take a moment to SHARE this post and congratulate your teammates! Join us from 12-2:30 pm for promotions and then 3-5 pm for our 15th Anniversary party. Remember, Classes in Center City, Fishtown and Northeast are canceled on October 21st, 2017.   15 years of Balance Studios! […]

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Balance Fishtown closed this Sunday (Sept 17, 2017)

Balance Fishtown closed this Sunday (Sept 17, 2017)

All classes are canceled this Sunday Sept 17th. Please visit our center city location and join us for open mat. (Center City Schedule) We will be doing a bundle of upgrades to HQ and  will resume classes at 7am on Monday Sept 18th in Fishtown. All other schools will have regular classes.

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Team Balance South Africa

Team Balance South Africa

I would like to welcome Evolution MMA and Fitness in South Africa to the Team Balance Family! This affiliate is headed by Andrew Garai, Balance black belt under Steve Kardian/Dave Karchmer. Looking forward to setting up some jiujitsu/yoga camps in the future! Visit and follow their social networks! Andrew Garai’s facebook (click here) Evolution MMA […]

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Labor Day Schedule 2017

Balance Studios Fishtown Sat (Sept 2) Regular Classes Sun (Sept 3) Regular Classes Mon (Sept 4) 12pm-2pm open mat (All Schools + Teams Welcome!) Balance Studios Center City Sat (Sept 2) Regular Classes Sun (Sept 3) Closed Mon (Sept 4) 12pm-2pm open mat (All Schools + Teams Welcome!) Balance Studios NE Sat (Sept 2) Closed […]

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Yoga for Fighters Bootcamp (Sat 9/30/17-15 from 1-5 pm)

Yoga for Fighters Bootcamp (Sat 9/30/17-15 from 1-5 pm)

Phil Migliarese will be leading a 4 hour workshop in his Yoga For Fighters System (Y4F) at Balance Studios HQ in Fishtown, Philadelphia. The main point of this workshop is to help you build a HOME PRACTICE. This workshop is safe for for all levels, first timers to advanced. Assistants instructors will help new students modify […]

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New Muay Thai class starting this Sun @ 10am in Fishtown

New Muay Thai class starting this Sun @ 10am in Fishtown

New Mixed Level Muay Thai Class (level 1 + level 2)  on Sunday’s at 10am at Balance Studios HQ in Fishtown with Ben Anton! Check out Ben’s elbow in the picture above! The class starts THIS SUNDAY at 10am. Come on out for the first class.  

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Building a Leg Lock Roadmap (Aug 12th 1-4pm in Fishtown)

Building a Leg Lock Roadmap (Aug 12th 1-4pm in Fishtown)

I am excited to announce an amazing opportunity to build you leg lock game with BJJ Black Belt, Josh Vogel. Josh is one of the best practitioners of leg locks in Team Balance and will be sharing his secrets with us in this clinic. Take this course! I highly recommend it! -Phil Migliarese DETAILS: Building […]

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Free 2 Hr Seminar with Jason Youseph (Wed July 12 from 7-9pm)

Free 2 Hr Seminar with Jason Youseph (Wed July 12 from 7-9pm)

After the last Fight To Win (F2W) promotion in Philadelphia, many students asked me “What did that black belt kid do?” and “What was that finish?” Well, I am going to let Jason answer that question himself! Jason Youseph  will be giving a free 2 hr seminar at Balance HQ in Fishtown to break down […]

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