All Females Should Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

All Females Should Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

All Girls Should Learn Jiu Jitsu in a Rape Culture World is an article by a writer for the Houston Press. After reading the article, I immediately knew that I needed to add it to our blog as a curated piece. If you practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, much of what this...
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...
Why Kids Should Do Jiu Jitsu Before Any Other Sport

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...
Jonah Hill Starts Jiu Jitsu Training

Jonah Hill Starts Jiu Jitsu Training

Jonah Hill is moving past his high school insecurities. The 35-year-old actor remembers getting beat up in high school by bullies who trained in Jiu Jitsu, and is now tackling the sport himself. “In high school the dudes who did Jiu Jitsu used to beat the s— out of us...
Veteran Creates Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Community for Veterans

Veteran Creates Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Community for Veterans

Ben Harrison studied martial arts most of his life. But it wasn’t until he tried Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that he found his passion. Call it an “a-ha” moment in his life. “It’s therapeutic for everyone,” Harrison said. “If everyone in the world did Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we...