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Below is a piece of curated content from  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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The 4 Main Types of Jiu Jitsu Academies

There are a few different kinds of atmospheres that are available in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world.  Each comes with its own benefits and drawbacks.   Here are the main ones that I’ve seen: Sportive BJJ academy:  The sportive BJJ academy is one of the most popular kinds of training atmospheres.  In this environment your focus […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Addictive Personalities

Gemina Sports writes: “Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Addicts! If you have an addictive personality try fill it with good. If you need to be the best, make sure you choose to be the best at something healthy. If you are in deep with drugs alcohol this could mean you have an addictive personality. A good way […]


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Rodolfo Vieira Signs with UFC

(Curated story via Bloody Elbow) The UFC has a new addition to its already stacked middleweight roster, as they have signed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu phenom Rodolfo Vieira. Vieira (5-0) made his MMA debut in February 2017, all five of his fights have been won by finish. “The Black Belt Hunter” most recently fought for ACB, […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Fights Her Way to the U.S.

(Curated story via SAN ANTONIO — Fabiana Borges grew up in the slums of Brazil, and fighting on the mat was a way of survival. “There were shootings between drug traffickers, and sometimes we would hide ourselves a little bit,” she recalled. At 11 years old, her dad took her to her first jiu-jitsu […]

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5 Ways to be Smarter About Your Jiu-Jitsu Training

Very often, we see people of similar athletic ability, physical attributes and natural grappling instincts progress at different speeds on the mat.  This has less to do with the individual and more to do with their methods in training. There are some specific things you can do right now, right away to boost your mat […]

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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 […]


Jiu Jitsu helps Children Build Mental Toughness; Meet Jaylen

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – It takes persistence and grit to get tossed around like fighters do in Jiu-Jitsu. The martial art has helped an 11-year-old gray belt build mental toughness. “I’m super competitive,” said Jaylen. He is one of the hundred of kids in Sedgwick County waiting for a big brother. “Maybe somebody to just talk […]


The First African American IBJJF World Champion

WASHINGTON –Whether you believe that champions are born or that they are made, Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor is irrefutable proof that they cross paths with Howard University. The senior sports management major and jiu-jitsu athlete was recently crowned the 5th International Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Federation World Champion, making him the very first African-American to hold the title. On Monday, June […]

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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 wouldn’t have any problems.” The Loudon native joined the […]