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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, “It’s not a joke”. “I got the virus, but I recovered two weeks ago. I was in […]

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Novel Covid-19 Texas Update (w/LIVE LINKS) Below

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(Curated article via – Brazilian jiu jitsu has become one of the fastest-growing martial arts in the world. This is potentially due to the increased popularity of MMA and the UFC, where many fighters employ the martial art as part of their ground fighting game. Students interested in practicing the art form can now participate […]

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The 4 Main Types of Jiu Jitsu Academies

There are a few different kinds of atmospheres that are available in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world.  Each comes with its own benefits and drawbacks.   Here are the main ones that I’ve seen: Sportive BJJ academy:  The sportive BJJ academy is one of the most popular kinds of training atmospheres.  In this environment your focus […]

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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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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Fights Her Way to the U.S.

(Curated story via SAN ANTONIO — Fabiana Borges grew up in the slums of Brazil, and fighting on the mat was a way of survival. “There were shootings between drug traffickers, and sometimes we would hide ourselves a little bit,” she recalled. At 11 years old, her dad took her to her first jiu-jitsu […]

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Jiu-Jitsu Support Group Helps People Cope with Addiction

Amare Executive Director Ty A. Bechel approached Adam Marburger, founder and owner of Alton Family Martial Arts & Fitness, in 2018 to propose partnering to create the new recovery support group that offers a physical element. After discussions with coaches Cort Wahle and Erin Stacey, the structure for the biweekly support group took shape and […]

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Mr Jiu-Jitsu Uses Training to Defend Himself During Road Rage Incident

Michael Mihas aka Mr Jiu-Jitsu is a internet personality who frequently posts videos online about his interactions with the community and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. “Mr Jiu-Jitsu” recently had to deal with road rage incident where he had to use his training to defend himself. Listen to his full account in the video below. You’re in for […]

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Army Soldiers Medal at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championship

HOHENFELS, Germany — Two U.S. Army Soldiers on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Hohenfels took home medals at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation European Championship 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, Jan. 14-21. After one week of competing, Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher McMillian won the silver medal in the Super Heavy weight class and Capt. Jeff Linzey brought […]

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Netflix Developing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Movie and the BJJ World is Excited!

Neflix announces they are developing a movie that explores the origins of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Dead or Alive, which will be directed by José Padilha who is known for Narcos, Robocop, Elite Squad, and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within. Details include that Greg Silverman’s Stampede is producing along with Padilha who is also co-writing with Peter Maguire. Dead Or […]