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JOCKO WILLINK: “YOUR KIDS NEED TO EXPERIENCE FAILURE TO CONTEND WITH THE VICIOUS WORLD THAT AWAITS”

Below is a piece of curated content from The-Father-Hood.com.  Jocko Willink is an intimidating customer. Weighing in at a 104 kilos of lean muscle, he’s a fearsome man-mountain with a freshly shaven head. He’s also a legend in the Special Operations world. The former Navy SEAL commanding officer led the most decorated special ops unit […]

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BJJ Family Health/Fitness

Why Kids Should Do Jiu Jitsu Before Any Other Sport

Kelly Slater talks with Dave Nagel about why kids should do Jiu Jitsu before any other sport. 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 […]

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BJJ Community Family

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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Curated Family Fitness

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Helps Man with 150lb Weight Loss Transformation

(Curated Story via Men’s Health – “This Man Had a 150-Lb. Weight Loss Transformation After Taking Up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”) Michael Bridges didn’t hit his athletic stride until much later in life. In fact, Bridges was a self-confessed computer geek in his younger days who sustained himself on a diet of sugar, carbs, and everything not-so-great […]

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A Family That Rolls Together, Grows Together

Because even small children are able to start learning it, and because of its fundamental relationship with human movement, jiu-jitsu can be a very useful element to incorporate into one’s family quality time. (Sign Up for Aces jiu Jitsu Club’s Family Classes) One of the coolest things I have seen was a father and daughter […]

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Aces Jiu Jitsu Club Member of the Week: Megan

Here at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club in Austin, Texas we believe in our community. We are inspired by everyone … From white belts just starting their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey to seasoned upper belts bringing their perspective on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to the Aces Jiu Jitsu Club culture every Ace has something to offer. This is the […]

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Family Fitness Mental Health Why BJJ

Jonathan Lipnicki Talks About Being Bullied

You’ll recognize former child actor Jonathan Lipnicki from his movies Jerry Maguire and Stuart Little. Well, that little boy is all grown up now. He’s still making movies and at 26years of age he has also earned a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In a recent Instagram post, Lipnicki revealed that as a child and teenager, he was […]

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Family Mental Health Why BJJ

10-Year-Old Uses Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Defend Himself from Bullies

Meet Jaxson Dinmore, the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu yellow belt who used his training to defend himself from two bullies at a local park. 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 […]

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6 Secrets to Starting the New Year Right

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? If you’re like millions of other people today, you’ve probably made at least one New Year’s resolution during your life. As the New Year approaches, many of us have it in our minds to stop some habits and start others. Sometimes that means we stop eating eating […]

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Girl Power: The Empowerment of Women in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an martial art that has been around for hundreds of years. In today’s world, it still remains popular because of the dynamic skill set that it creates and hard work that it demands. Across the world today there are millions of people who train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but there is one […]