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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Helps Kids Grapple with Insecurity

(Curated article via Washington Times) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – On a steamy summer morning in Memphis, students spanning decades in age filed into Stardust Jiu Jitsu, a small gym space that faces Sam Cooper Boulevard in the Binghampton area. On a black mat custom-cut to fit a slim space, clad in ultra-light wrestling shoes, the students […]

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The Fastest Submission in Bellator MMA History

(Curated Story via BusinessInsider.com) Aviv Gozali, an 18-year-old Isreali mixed martial artist, broke the Bellator MMA record for the fastest submission win in the company’s history with a lightning quick heel hook Saturday. Gozali stood across from the 5-foot-10 Belarusian fighter Eduard Muravitskiy in the first bout on the Bellator 225 show at the Webster […]

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UFC Fighter Aljamain earns Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt!

A BIG congrats to UFC Fighter – Aljamain Sterling for earning his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt! UFC Fan-favorite bantamweight Aljamain Sterling has reached a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu milestone! Many practitioners and competitors take 10-15 years to accomplish this milestone so its safe to say its fairly tough. To make this an even bigger milestone, […]

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The Effectiveness of BJJ and Why It Works So Well

Why is Jiu Jitsu so effective? This is a commonly asked question that many people who are familiar with mixed martial arts ask. The answer is quite complex and consists of numerous factors including the history of this practice, philosophy, and techniques. One of the things that makes BJJ so unique is that it not […]

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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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Jiu Jitsu producer says film ‘make-or-break’ for Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A veteran Hollywood movie producer said Saturday that Cyprus’ aspirations to become an international film destination hinge on whether authorities can deliver on a pledge to provide cash rebates and tax exemptions to filmmakers. Martin Barab said that his new, $27.5 million-film “Jiu Jitsu” currently being filmed in Cyprus is “make-or-break” for […]

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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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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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Stipe Miocic Loses Jiu Jitsu Match

Every time Stipe Miocic competes — no matter what it is — he hates to lose. So even though he stepped in against a seasoned jiu jitsu grappler on April 27 at Fight 2 Win 110 at NEO Sports Plant in Euclid — and did it for charity — Miocic wasn’t happy to come out […]