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NFL Player Brandon Brooks is Training BJJ 2 Days after Achilles Tear

One thing the NFL and BJJ have in common are injuries. Those that do either sport long enough know that it’s not a matter if, but when you’ll have to deal with an injury. For professional football player Brandon Brooks, he knows this first hand. (Join the Aces Jiu Jitsu Club Online Academy! Live and […]

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Richie ‘Boogeyman’ Martinez Fined By Police For Filming Jiu Jitsu Techniques at his Academy

(Curated Article via BJJEE.com) San Diego PD are not kidding with enforcing social distancing and lockdown… EBI champion and 10th planet black belt Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez was with 2 of his students at his academy filming videos for his online classes when someone called the police saying that someone was training at the academy. The […]

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Roger Gracie Recovers from COVID-19

One of the biggest names in the history of competitive Jiu Jitsu and former UFC fighter, Roger Gracie has recovered from COVID-19 after being infected with the virus in March. The 38-year-old athlete warns, in an interview with Combate.com, “It’s not a joke”. “I got the virus, but I recovered two weeks ago. I was in […]

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Aces Jiu Jitsu Club Technique – Flying Kimura

Stuck at home with nowhere to go? Learn another awesome technique from your friends at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club! Let’s take a look at the Flying Kimura w/a few bonus subs!   Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy […]

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All Females Should Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

All Girls Should Learn Jiu Jitsu in a Rape Culture World is an article by a writer for the Houston Press. After reading the article, I immediately knew that I needed to add it to our blog as a curated piece. If you practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, much of what this article contains will not […]

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Jiu-Jitsu is a Great Way to Improve Health and Wellness

USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Lt. Cmdr. Elizabeth McKenzie, a Louisville, Kentucky native and Brazilian jiu-jitsu enthusiast, is using her love for the sport and unique skillsets to help improve health and wellness aboard the U.S 7th Fleet Flagship. McKenzie, who is currently serving as Blue Ridge’s First Lieutenant, wanted to share her passion for […]

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Learning BJJ: For Real Estate Agents Learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a GREAT Idea

(Curated Article via KTNV/Las Vegas) LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Local real estate agents are taking their safety into their own hands after a recent burglary at an open house in Summerlin by learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Hosting an open house has always been known as a great way to bring in potential buyers. It can […]

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Women’s Self Defense and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a Perfect Match

Women’s Self Defense programs are a dime a dozen. All to often, we see YouTube videos and people in the community teaching their brand of Self Defense, unfortunately for the women attending these classes, many of the techniques taught are entirely ineffective in a real world scenario. Many of these women’s self defense classes focus […]

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Women’s Self Defense Programs are a MUST for Every Woman

( (Curated Article via WTOL Toledo) – Women in the Toledo area took action Monday night by learning self-defense and self-awareness in a free class. The instructor said the techniques she teaches are simple and anyone can learn them. Besides, they could be life-saving if it came down to you running into trouble. (Want to […]

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When You Have Depression, BJJ Is Far More Than Just Therapy | Jiu Jitsu Times

In this curated article from Jiu Jitsu Times, the author does a great job of pointing out what many of us already know … BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) is not only a great workout, but it is also therapy for the mind and soul. Often times referred to as “mat therapy”, the euphoric feeling that […]