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Some Technical Jiu Jitsu Things

This post is just going to be about some cool jiu jitsu I have learned lately.  Not a lot of reflection. But definitely a lot of learning! 615 more words

Being Injured Sucks

The Gentle / Not-So-Gentle Art

BJJ is known as the gentle art, in the sense that it focuses more on technique over strength. Obviously, a small amount of strength is needed for moves, but strength has no place in BJJ without proper leverages and technique. 838 more words


What BJJ Has Done for Me

BJJ has a solid reputation of benefiting the lives of its practitioners. It’s a physically stimulating game of human chess that racks the brain and pushes the mind to the limit. 621 more words


The Training Day Trifecta

As you can tell by now, I am in love…with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

BJJ puts me in a state of mind and pure bliss. The only thing going through my mind while I’m drilling or rolling is trying my best to execute the move of the day and the current song in my head. 1,013 more words


Realising my potential - 2018 Goals and Resolutions

My journey at the moment (and the foreseeable future) is characterised by recovery and rehabilitation at this stage rather than performance. This will continue to be so until I hit my goal weight of around 14st (90kg), because I still don’t feel I’m where I want to be or living the life I ultimately want to lead. 335 more words

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Gracie Barra takes 2017 Kansas City AGF Title

Kansas City BJJ wins Adult No Gi Division

Gracie Barra St. Louis had a solid Overall Team victory at the 2017 American Grappling Federation’s Kansas City BJJ Championships. 217 more words

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World Champion Ellwanger 'United' with BJJ Excellence

Ellwanger Won’t Let Himself, or His Students, Be ‘Burned’ by Inferior Mats

Gracie United Video

By Brett Hart

A lifelong martial artist, Rafael Ellwanger, began testing out different disciplines at age 4 when his mother enrolled him in judo classes. 976 more words

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