21 Search Results for callos

Jan 24, 2012 3:30 pm

BJ Penn's Weekly Pics – Master Tom Callos and I

When I was 17 years old ( and not doing much but drinking and fighting down at the beach) this man (Tom Callos) moved in two houses down the road from my house. He had done a couple Gracie Jiu Jitsu lessons in Northern California and wanted to have some grappling partners to wrestle with...

Jan 4, 2012 4:00 am

Tom Callos Training Journal and Announcement of Fire Safety Effort (Video)

Fire and emergency safety IS self-defense. Tom Callos (www.tomcallos.com) offers help to martial arts school owners and teachers, for free, with integrating fire safety education into their programs –for the purpose of saving lives. Tom may be reached at 530-903-0286 or on www.Skype.com at tomcallos.

Oct 11, 2011 9:29 am

A 5 Minute Interview With Martial Arts Teacher Tom Callos

Tom Callos is martial arts teacher and business consultant known for his innovative work in martial arts curriculum design, school management, marketing, and teaching concepts. He resides between Hilo, Hawaii and Placerville, California. This interview was conducted on-line, by Dan Sikkens, for Aim High Martial Arts. Aim High Martial Arts: It’s a pleasure to chat...

Sep 10, 2011 3:36 pm

On the Road in Thailand – Tom Callos

The girls and I (my wife, Kathleen, daughter Chloe, 21, and Eleni, age 12) took off for parts barely known about a month ago. They came to see, I came to work, train, and evidently –to eat. Fish, sushi, the best Italian food outside of Italy (or so we hypothesized over our second glass of...

Sep 5, 2011 9:51 am

On Assignment In Thailand With Tom Callos

I’m in Thailand, wearing my best www.BJPENN.COM wardrobe (of course), training at different Muaythai camps, having a great time being a student. One of the things I like best about the camps I’ve been at so far, like the one you see in this video, is the open-air, outdoor training. Even though it’s hot as...

Feb 28, 2013 9:27 am

Quick Twitt | Following Scandal Keenan Cornelius Leaves Team Lloyd Irvin

Team Llyod Irvin found itself under fire earlier this year following allegations of rape charges and a deep dark past of unquestionable acts. Now one of the team’s top talents has opted to distance himself from the camp and seek a new grappling home in boston. His father, Tom Callos took to facebook to announce...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am


Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Apr 19, 2012 1:44 pm

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Talks About His Genesis as a Fighter

By Lynn Mitchell: A segment of the Just Scrap Radio Show was BJ Penn recollecting memories of his father insisting he show up just one time to Tom Callos’ class.  BJ was more into boxing at that time and was not interested in jiu jitsu telling his father it wasn’t for him.  BJ’ father then...

Mar 5, 2012 5:07 pm

A BJ Penn Photo Diary | The Daily Life Of A Champion

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life two weeks ago. We took notice at the amount of traffic this feature garnered, read your comments and decided to continue this feature here on BJPENN.COM. When BJ got back from Vegas he spent some much needed time in his...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...