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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 article contains will not […]

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Learning BJJ: For Real Estate Agents Learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a GREAT Idea

(Curated Article via KTNV/Las Vegas) LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Local real estate agents are taking their safety into their own hands after a recent burglary at an open house in Summerlin by learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Hosting an open house has always been known as a great way to bring in potential buyers. It can […]

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BJJ Self Defense

Women’s Self Defense and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a Perfect Match

Women’s Self Defense programs are a dime a dozen. All to often, we see YouTube videos and people in the community teaching their brand of Self Defense, unfortunately for the women attending these classes, many of the techniques taught are entirely ineffective in a real world scenario. Many of these women’s self defense classes focus […]

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BJJ Curated Self Defense

Women’s Self Defense Programs are a MUST for Every Woman

( (Curated Article via WTOL Toledo) – Women in the Toledo area took action Monday night by learning self-defense and self-awareness in a free class. The instructor said the techniques she teaches are simple and anyone can learn them. Besides, they could be life-saving if it came down to you running into trouble. (Want to […]

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Jiu Jitsu Alert: Austin Woman Breaks a Burglars…

Jiu Jitsu Alert: Austin Woman Breaks a Burglars Arm & Holds Him Until Police Arrive! More and more, people are finding out what we already know… Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the most effective martial art on the planet.  Not only will it get you in the best shape of your life, but it can also […]

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BJJ Feel Good Self Defense

BJJ USED BY TEENAGE GIRL TO SAVE from KNIFE ATTACK

A teenage girl used her BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) skills to fight off a knife-wielding man who tried to rob her and a friend. Alex, 15, and her friend Edwin were in Leeds, a city in the northern U.K. when a knifeman approached them and demanded they hand over their phones, BBC News reported. Using […]

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Joe Rogan on Learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense

Listen to Joe Rogan talk about learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense! 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 3 beautiful children. Andy is also […]

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BJJ Self Defense

Jiu Jitsu Student Uses Training in Real Life Self Defense Scenario

We’ve all seen or read stories about Jiu Jitsu students that use their training in real-life self defense scenarios. Reading these accounts of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in action never gets old. Here’s a new one from one of our very own Aces Jiu Jitsu Club members… “Y’all – Jiu Jitsu is real. Today I was attacked […]

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Police Officers Learn Jiu-Jitsu to Help Reduce Harming People

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Albemarle County police are learning a new way to disarm potential suspects in a way that doesn’t involve harming anyone. But that’s not all the officers are getting out of it. With lots of controversy over how officers deal with a potential suspect, police in Albemarle County are looking for a way […]

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For People with Disabilities, Learning Self Defense is a Game Changer in India

For Janki Goud, the threat of physical violence has long loomed large. In the state of Madhya Pradesh in northern India, where Goud lives,  crimes against women are the most common. The region accounted for 4,882 of the 38,947 cases of sexual assault cases reported nationally in 2016, the most recent year for which statistics […]