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Police Officer Uses Jiu-Jitsu Training On The Job And In Competition

When police officers graduate from the academy it’s not like their training is done. They need to stay strong and healthy to help protect themselves, their coworkers and the community. That has turned some of them into fierce competitors. One of those officers is Teresa Gillian. When most of the world is getting moving, she […]

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Martial Arts Student: “Jiu Jitsu is for everybody”

When Thaddeus McCormick II, 18, started studying Jiu Jitsu about four years ago, he couldn’t stand to be touched and didn’t like germs. But he pursued the sport anyway, starting to train at Port Huron Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, sometimes twice a day. He plans to test for his purple belt this fall, an intermediate […]

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Joel Kinnaman on His Love of Jiu-Jitsu

Actor Joel Kinnaman knows his way around an action scene. From his work in movies and TV shows like Suicide Squad, RoboCop, the Swedish smash Easy Money, Hanna,and the Netflix series Altered Carbon, Kinnaman. has learned to handle himself in a fight. In fact, it was on the sci-fi Netflix series where Kinnaman discovered his new workout obsession: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now, it has become a […]

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Joe Rogan on Learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense

Listen to Joe Rogan talk about learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense! Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy on Twitter at @GoGoGonzilla Andy lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Amanda and their 3 beautiful children. Andy is also […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Addictive Personalities

Gemina Sports writes: “Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Addicts! If you have an addictive personality try fill it with good. If you need to be the best, make sure you choose to be the best at something healthy. If you are in deep with drugs alcohol this could mean you have an addictive personality. A good way […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Rodolfo Vieira Signs with UFC

(Curated story via Bloody Elbow) The UFC has a new addition to its already stacked middleweight roster, as they have signed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu phenom Rodolfo Vieira. Vieira (5-0) made his MMA debut in February 2017, all five of his fights have been won by finish. “The Black Belt Hunter” most recently fought for ACB, […]

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Nicolas Cage, Tony Jaa, Frank Grillo to Star in ‘Jiu Jitsu’

Have you been waiting for a feature move highlighting the combat sport we love so much? That Jiu Jitsu feature is here and it is bringing some big names with it! Tony Jaa and Frank Grillo have joined Nicolas Cage and Alain Moussi in the martial-arts action feature Jiu Jitsu. Also added to the cast […]

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Jiu Jitsu Ace Garry Tonnon Moves to 5-0 in MMA with Victory

Garry Tonon’s transition from Jiu Jitsu to mixed martial arts has continued to be a joy to behold, this time as he scored a slick first-round heel-hook victory at ONE Championship. For those in the know, the athletic capabilities of this 27-year-old Danaher Death Squad stand-out have been beyond any doubt for some time. With […]

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Jorge Masvidal to face Anthony Pettis in Jiu Jitsu Superfight

With just over a month to go until his highly anticipated bout against Ben Askren, Jorge Masvidal will take on fellow UFC welterweight Anthony Pettis in a jiu jitsu match on June 15. The grappling match will take place at DT Promotions in Pensacola, Florida, and has been hyped as a ‘jiu jitsu superfight’, per […]

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2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Deciding who to vote for in the 2020 presidential election is a big decision all American voters. If you are planning on voting blue but still undecided on who your candidate is, allow me to introduce you to presidential hopeful Andrew Yang. Why have I decided to feature Yang in an Aces Jiu Jitsu Club blog? […]