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First Look at Nicolas Cage in the Epic Sci-Fi Martial Arts Actioner JIU-JITSU!

By: John M Jerva

Just a few weeks after the announcement that the all star martial arts sci-fi epic Jiu Jitsu is locked and loaded for a November 20th release, we now have an official look at star Nicolas Cage from the film. 332 more words


History, Training, and Kata of "Japanese Jiu-Jitsu" by Darrell Max Craig

You can think of this book much like a Jedi holocron from Star Wars, providing insight to the history and techniques of a much older martial art. 211 more words

Product Reviews

#114 Three Generations

When you’re exposed to something frequently it’s only natural to lose your sensitivity to it as you grow familiar. For me, this happens with my parents, who will be sixty eight soon, who like me train Jiu Jitsu (my Dad has even done a couple tournaments and placed silver). 260 more words

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#113 Rain rain, go away.

There’s something satisfying about rain. While it can seem like just another perturbance by Mother Nature, cancelling a trip to Disney Land, ruining an outdoor trip or photo shoot, it may be a way of reminding us to sit back and let things unfold. 162 more words

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Survive. Then Thrive.

I had a newer student who tried to submit me any time we rolled. It’s fairly typical behavior when someone comes in with little or no previous training. 387 more words

Philosophical Thoughts

The little things #112

After a long day at yesterday’s competition I took advantage of a full night’s rest. Through the course of my Sunday morning which is usually spent on my MacBook with a coffee or two, i was just getting ready to join the rest of the family outside for some water activities (paddleboard, canoe, swim) in the creek at our Airbnb when the doorbell rang. 272 more words

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The return of IBJJF #111

Me (left) and the #1 in the world Victor Hugo (right) keeping it safe!

We kicked off the weekend with the IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation) Austin Open, the organization’s first tournament since Covid-19. 139 more words

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