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

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...
TEENAGER USES HER JIU JITSU SKILLS TO FIGHT OFF, FLOOR KNIFEMAN

TEENAGER USES HER JIU JITSU SKILLS TO FIGHT OFF, FLOOR KNIFEMAN

A teenage girl used her jiu jitsu skills to fight off a knife-wielding man who tried to rob her and a friend. Alex Jeanguillaume, 15, and her friend Edwin Tosney were in Wharfemeadows Park in Leeds, a city in the northern county of Yorkshire, U.K., on Friday evening,...
Children’s Book About Ponytail That Knows Jiu-Jitsu

Children’s Book About Ponytail That Knows Jiu-Jitsu

(Curated Story via southphillyreview.com) On early Saturday mornings, Queen Village resident Mir Khalid Ali rallies his two children for Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes. Among a laundry list of tasks getting his gang out of the door, Ali, a writer, traveler and global...
Less Fortunate Kid Cries When He Recieves First Jiu Jitsu Gi

Less Fortunate Kid Cries When He Recieves First Jiu Jitsu Gi

Mark this one under videos that will hit you right in the feels! This kid in Brazil hangs out at the academy all of the time, hoping to train in the gi. When he is given one finally, he breaks out in tears. Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club....