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Demi Lovato Earns Her Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt

Two days after singing the national anthem at the Floyd Mayweather-Connor McGregor MMA fight, Demi Lovato proudly announced she has personally advanced levels in another type of martial art and combat sport, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. “I’m so beyond excited because I just received my blue belt in #brazilianjiujitsu!!!! I fell in love with #BJJover a year ago and have been training several times a […]

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Maynard James Keenan Says Jiu Jitsu is the Hardest Thing He’s Done in His Life

Maynard James Keenan, the legendary lead singer for Tool recently visited Joe Rogan’s podcast “Joe Rogan Experience” and talked about many things, including Jiu Jitsu. On the topic of Jiu Jitsu, Maynard James Keenan says: “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. It’s the hardest. It’s the most… I’m getting snowflakey weepy. […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach Supports Ill Wife by Rolling for 24 Hours Straight

Kimberly Kaye Lopez is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt who lives with a chronic illness known as Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (CIPO). CIPO is a rare gastrointestinal disorder that takes a huge toll on the person living with it and for Lopez this is no different. Continuing her jiu jitsu journey has been incredibly difficult. Jiu Jitsu […]

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Tony Pacenski Talks About Rickson Gracie and Jiu Jitsu Basics

“Little” Tony Pacenski sat down with our friends at Jiu Jitsu Times to talk about Rickson Gracie’s teachings, using principles in your jiu-jitsu and the Jiu Jitsu Global Federation. For those that do not know Tony has over 20 years experience in Grappling and BJJ and has been taught by the worlds best, including Grand Master […]

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Self Defense Misinformation Can Get People Hurt

There’s a video circulating the internet right now that you may have seen. In it, a woman from RippedFitness is showing self defense techniques on how to escape an attacker and defend yourself. This video was published by Marie Claire with the purpose of providing women with self defense tips. It has racked up almost […]

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Man Uses Jiu Jitsu to Save Woman From Knife Attack

According to the Manchester Evening News, Kevin Taylor was out grocery shopping with his wife and children when he heard a woman and her daughter in distress. 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 […]

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Can Jiu Jitsu Help Correct the NFL’s Concussion Problem?

  Scott Peters made his living as an NFL offensive lineman. He stood 6-3 and  weighed 300 pounds. So too say that being tapped out in his first Jiu Jitsu class by men twice as old and half is weight was a surprise would be an understatement. Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces […]

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Dana White on Anderson Silva: “If you’re considering retirement, you should probably do it”

UFC President Dana White has always said that if a fighter is considering retirement, they should probably do it. This goes for arguably the greatest fighter to ever step in the octagon, Anderson Silva. Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow […]

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Can The USA Become #1 in the World in Jiu-Jitsu?

In a recent article, Gianni Grippo who writes for our friends at FloGrappling asked how the U.S.A. could become #1 in the world in Jiu-Jitsu. 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 […]