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World Jiu-Jitsu Expo: Tanquinho, Mackenzie seminar confirmed; Roberto Tussa added to IBJJF Pro League

The World Jiu-Jitsu Expo has made two big announcements. A new seminar was added to the schedule. World champion Augusto Tanquinho and Mackenzie Dern will be teaching a gi class on October 19. The couple will teach a gi seminar. Other than that, the IBJJF Pro league added Gracie Barra’s black belt Roberto Alencar to […]

UFC Founder Art Davie: ‘Rickson Not Fighting In UFC Was Because Of Rorion & Money’

    In 1993, Art Davie1 created and co-produced the tournament which became the televised Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently giving interviews to promote his book ‘Is this legal’. In an interview with SI’s Jeff Wagenheim he talked about the tension between UFC co-founder Rorion Gracie, and his younger half brother, the family champion Rickson: […]

Gracie Diet: Pan-Roasted Halibut with Pea Puree

Looking for a healthy and low calorie meal to vary your lunch and dinner menu? GRACIEMAG suggests this delicious fish and veggie dish. Start by substituting the popular mashed potato for this light and green, pea puree. Green Peas are rich in nutrients, vitamins, mineral and anti-oxidants. Besides being low in calories and containing no cholesterol, […]

Kron Gracie Likes Finishers, Names His Top 5 Favorite BJJ competitors

      Kron Gracie recently listed, in an interview with Brazil’s Tatame magazine, the fighters he most likes to watch compete and justified the absence of the father, Rickson Gracie.     “There is no need to put him. He is above all. ”   There is no surprise, Kron likes to watch finishers: […]

20 Easy To Make Pre & Post Workout Snacks

    Pre- and post-workout foods are super important. While everyone’s nutritional requirements are different depending on their goals and activities, these snacks can offer the right balance of carbohydrates, fats, and protein to satisfy hunger, fuel workouts, and aid in recovery. Read on for Greatist’s favorite pre- and post-workout snacks. PRE-WORKOUT SNACKS “The body works […]

How NOT to Get Triangle Choked While Passing the Guard

The very first guard pass I learned was the stacking guard pass (also known as the smashing guard pass or sometimes the ‘over under’ pass). Initially I was doing this pass all wrong, and I can’t even begin to count how many times I got triangle choked trying it. But eventually I learned a few […]

BJJ Self Defense Part 5: Defending the Low Tech (and Deadly) Headlock!

One of single biggest errors you can make when you’re practising a martial art is to assume that everybody else practices that same martial art. Let me explain that… Boxers spend 99.9% of their time learning how to fight other boxers. Wrestlers train to attack with, and defend against, wrestling techniques. And Wing Chun kung […]

Rodolfo Vieira predicts MMA debut in 2015: “One day this will be my belt”

In March 2014, the Jiu-Jitsu world champion Rodolfo Vieira made ​​a visit to the brothers Daniel and Diego Moraes’s gym, in Rio de Janeiro with teammates Leandro Lo and Felipe Pena. When passing by the door, Rodolfo came face to face with a replica of the UFC belt, courtesy of Anthony Pettis. The GFTeam juggernaut […]

Tap Cancer Out BJJ Open tournament fundraises over $20,000

The non-profit Tap Cancer Out raised more funds on Saturday, Aug. 16 to beat cancer through the support of the grappling community. At the Tap Cancer Out BJJ Open in Danvers, MA the tournament gathered over $20,000. The organization is proud to announce that they will be donating a gift of $97,500 to the St. […]