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. Phil is the co-owner of Balance Studios with his brother Ricardo Migliarese.

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Phil Migliarese versus Joe Pardo in the purple belt division at Gracie Nationals 1996

More Phil Migliarese Videos at http://www.jiujitsumatrix.com/ This was a very difficult match for me. Joe was a very strong and technical fighter. He fought in the UFC and won many tournaments in the LA area. I knew that I had to be tricky because back then I was the smallest purple belt among the handful […]

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Ricardo Migliarese on Spartan Up Podcast

I’d say that I am my brothers biggest fan on this planet. He embodies the concept of “Balance” is his life, balancing family, business and health. This podcast, with our friend Joe Desena, shows the many dimensions of the “Animal” Ricardo Migliarese. My brother has a range of animal qualities. He can be a teddy […]

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Winter Holiday Schedule

Wed, December 24th: All classes are cancelled in both locations. (11am-1pm open mat) Thurs, December 25th: All classes are cancelled in both locations (11am-1pm open mat) Wed, December 31st: All  classes are cancelled in both locations.(12pm-2pm open mat) Thurs, January 1st: All classes are cancelled in both locations. (No open mat)

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Join us and climb for a great cause! Step Up Philly

Join us and climb for a great cause! Step Up Philly

  Join Team Balance and climb for a great cause! (START TIMES AND MORE INFO) Special Olympics athletes face challenges every day, but that doesn’t stop them from shining both on and off the playing field. Step Up for Special Olympics will give you a taste of what it’s like to face a challenge, even […]

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Balance Mobile App – Download at BalanceMobile.com

Balance Mobile App – Download at BalanceMobile.com

The Balance MMA app is packed with 100’s of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Yoga videos. Also, we have included our class schedules, events, pictures,  blog posts and student perks/deals by Balance Studios and the Migliarese Brothers! Download the APP at BalanceMobile.com or at one of the links below! Enjoy!  

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Kimura Arm Bar Escape System (move 1 and 2)

As promised, I filmed a few escapes to the dreaded Kimura arm bar. If you want to see more of these escapes, go to JiuJitsuMatrix.com Feel free to leave comments below!  

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12 year Balance anniversary party!!!

12 year Balance anniversary party!!!

Join us for our 12 year Anniversary party at City Tap House at Penn  (After Balance Promotions) ADDRESS: 3925 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104‎ (215) 662-0105 citytaphouse.com TIME: 3-6pm (food and spirits!) 6-? (stay and enjoy!)  

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Belt Promotions + Anniversary party (10-11-14)

Belt Promotions + Anniversary party (10-11-14)

Belt Promotions + Anniversary party (10-11-14) As usual, we are still compiling our promotion list. Please check back often, your name may be on it! We will be giving out a TON OF STRIPES!!! Even if your name is not on this list, show up, there are so many students ready to move up. SCHEDULE: […]

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8 week handstand balancing course with Lin Jun Ming

8 week handstand balancing course with Lin Jun Ming

Hand balancing instructor, Lin Jun Ming is teaching an 8 week Hand balancing course at Balance studios Center city location! Check out his website! http://linjunming.wordpress.com/ Time: Starts August 30th at 8pm. Class will be one hour every week for 8 weeks on Sat. at 8 pm. Cost: $160 for the entire 8 weeks. (if you […]

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