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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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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Yoga for Fighters & Rubber Guard clinic (Thurs Sept 14th + 21st @ 7pm)

Yoga for Fighters and Nogi RubberGuard clinic @ Balance Studios HQ – Fishtown for the next 2 Thursdays @ 7pm-8:30 pm with Phil Migliarese. I will show the yoga poses that improve the rubber guard. 7-7:30 (yoga for fighters) 7:30 -8:30 rubberguard techniques

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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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Muay Thai promotions this Sat at 1:30 (July 1, 2017)

Muay Thai promotions this Sat at 1:30 (July 1, 2017)

Balance Muay Thai promotions July 1, 2017 I’m proud to announce the first Muay Thai Kru (black belt) promotion at Balance Studios! After 10 years of a strong Muay Thai program, three students are are testing for instructor status, also know as the “Kru test”. To maintain the highest standards, students only qualify for this […]

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Promotion Pics (June 2017)

Promotion Pics (June 2017)

Congratulations to everyone who got promoted and special thanks to everyone else who showed up for support! Cauliphlower’s own Mark Likosky has set up a site for each aspect of the day where you can download or order prints at an affordable rate (Balance friends and family discount!). Any purchased images are for personal and […]

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