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The Best Way To Destroy Your Knee

It started like so many classes before it. Warm ups, good technique and finishing with drilling. In our fundamentals class we were covering guard pulls. We practiced the standard foot in the hip guard pull and then drilled it. 803 more words


Epiphany Revisited

So the last week or so has been learning through loss. I’ve stuck with my game-plan of being slightly more aggressive in my Jiu-Jitsu instead of simply pulling guard and playing defense. 220 more words

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The Most Technique Packed Jiu-Jitsu Magazine on the Market

Picking up where issue two left off, issue three of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine’s main feature this month is 8X World Champ Andre Galvao!  Last time he showed us a few drills to practice giving us the smallest hint of what was to come.  325 more words

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Politics and Growing the Sport of Jiu-Jitsu Through Charity

There are a lot of politics in this sport.  Those of you who play the game know exactly what I’m talking about.  Some guy talking trash about another guy and how his belt isn’t “legit” or he’s not a “real” black belt.  505 more words


Growth Through Movement - Both On and Off the Mats: A Guest Piece by Felix F.

Guest writer and friend, Felix “the Trap and Roll Masta” Flores, provides us with some thoughts as he continues his journey through Gracie Jiu-Jitsu after his recent move. 726 more words


The Law of Equilibrium and What's to Come

Equilibrium, at times, seems to be the key to life. The yin yang of life is often what keeps us from losing our minds, both on and off the mats. 413 more words

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