Bjj fighter Niv Dekel

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Full Name Niv Dekel
Nick Name JackJack
Class Light-Feather
Weight 46 lb
Rank Gray-white belt
Height 3.7
Association Santa Teresa Jiu-Jitsu
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Biography

Niv “JackJack” Dekel is 7 years old and from Santa Teresa, Costa RicaHe has been training BJJ for 2 years. He trains at least 4 days a week and has won 7 gold medals and 1 silver medal. Proud to be joining the Elite team.In between training Niv likes to skate, draw and jump to the pool with friends....

Q&A Session Between Niv Dekel and Elite Sports

Question: What inspires you about BJJ? MMA?

Answer: BJJ is not necessarily about size, it’s about the technique. In BJJ little guys can still rule.

Question: Who inspires you, past or present? Why do they inspire you?

Answer: My brothers for sure, they always train hard. I love Demetrious Johnson such a little man with such deadly power...

Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?

Answer: Continue to train hard, winning gold and compete international. I hope I’ll get to the size of my brothers soon so I could finally get a fair roll with them..

Question: How long have you been training?

Answer: 2 years

Question: How often do you train?

Answer: At least 4 days a week.

Question:What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sport?

Answer: Be focus on the your goal. Train as much as you can, hard work pays off.

Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?

Answer: It’s the Arm-Bar for sure. The last tournament I won all of my 3 fights with Arm-Bar.

Question: Do you have any advice for your competitors?

Answer: Always have fun and enjoy what you do. Try not to fight angry, usually that doesn’t help.

Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days?

Answer:, Water bottle,GiNo-Gi, belt, mouth guard, extra clothes for after the class..