Darwin Claros

  • Position: Associate Instructor
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  • Jeet Kune Do under Sifu Cesar Olavarria
  • Apprentice Instructor: Filipino Martial Arts under Sifu Cesar Olavarria
  • Apprentice Instructor: Wing Chun under Sifu Cesar Olavarria
  • Background: Doce Pares, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Silat
  • US National Stick Fighting Champion (Doce Pares)
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion (GokorChiyichyan and Gene Lebell’s Hayastan Grappling Championships)

Recent Blogs

Chi Sao

“Loy Lau Hoi Sung, Lut Sau Jik Chung.” This means: “Retain what’s coming in, send off what’s retreating; Rush in upon loss of hand contact.” The most important lesson of Chi Sao starts by understanding the Tao. The Tao teaches us to flow with life, as nothing can interfere with …

What If I Get Shot?

Since the Columbine High School Massacre of April 20, 1999, we have seen an increasing amount of Active Shooter Events across our nation. This era is perhaps the worst time in American History, where the young and old have a complete disregard for the value of human life.  Active shooter events …

The Survival Culture

The most unsecured way to live is when one does not know how to persevere when confronted with danger. Danger has many faces. How many times have we witnessed a burning building, a pedestrian struck by auto, or people suffering from a sudden diabetic stroke? More than we care to …


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335 West Side Ave

Jersey City,New Jersey

Telephone : 973-489-5511

Email: cesar@idmnj.com

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