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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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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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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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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Holiday schedule (July 4th 2014)

Holiday schedule: Fri July 4th: open only at 12 noon for an open mat (free for any school) Sat July 5th: normal hours Sunday July 6th: Balance field trip! Team training will be held at NJMA (11am + 12pm training canceled)

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Balance belt promotions (7-12 12-2pm)

Balance belt promotions (7-12 12-2pm)

Balance belt promotions on Sat.  7/12/2014 will start at 12pm ends around 2pm. Please get there early! We have more people for this list. Keep checking back, YOU might be on it Also, CONGRATULATE your friends in the COMMENTS below! BLACK BELT (STRIPES) Professor John Hassett will receive a 3rd degree on his black belt. […]

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Relson Gracie Seminar at Balance Studios (July 8th 6-8pm)

Relson Gracie Seminar at Balance Studios (July 8th 6-8pm)

Date: July 8th, 2014 Times: 6pm-8:00pm Gi Class Price: $80 Place: Balance Studios (Center City) NOTE: All evening classes will be canceled and there are only 30 spots. Grand Master Relson Gracie is making a SPECIAL VISIT to teach this seminar in center city Philadelphia. Please call Balance Studios at 215 636 9661 to reserve […]

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Alison Horn’s rave review ★★★★★ (Women’s Jiu-Jitsu & Muay Thai)

Alison Horn’s rave review ★★★★★ (Women’s Jiu-Jitsu & Muay Thai)

Thank you so much for the review! We work very hard to make Balance Studios the greatest place for women to train in Jiu-Jitsu, Self Defense, and Muay Thai Kickboxing in Philadelphia! ALISON HORN’S YELP REVIEW: “For Women! It can be scary to get into something like Brazilian jiu jitsu or muay thai kickboxing but […]

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Jeff Jordan (Cobra Kai) defeats Jason Sargus (Brazen Boxing & MMA) with “Balance Triangle”

Jeff Jordan (Cobra Kai) defeats Jason Sargus (Brazen Boxing & MMA) with “Balance Triangle”

I hope you are all having a good weekend. As promised, here is an example of the “Balance Triangle” variation 2  (The bounce back) from last week’s advance class.   Jeff Jordan performed the technique perfectly against this stronger opponent. Jeff was training with Cobra Kai owner,  Marc Laimon in Las Vegas at the time […]

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Schedule Improvements (Starts June 1, 2014)

Schedule Improvements (Starts June 1, 2014)

The Balance Muay Thai Kickboxing program is getting huge! We just added a new level 2 class on Fri at 6pm and moved the Tues and Thurs classes to 7pm. We moved the Thursday beginner jiu-jitsu class from 7pm to 6pm. Also, the advanced jiu-jitsu on Thursday starts at 5:30 for 30 mins more training! […]

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