Self defense is an integral part of bjj but it’s quite often under taught because in the instagram friendly age it just doesn’t look as fun. But most extremely useful things aren’t fun which is how the Gracie breakdown got the idea to film the following clip. In it a group of men demonstrate trying […]
Earlier yesterday we reported about Gerald Strebendt (39), instructor of 10th planet Eugene and former UFC fighter being arrested (Wednesday) for allegedly sexually abusing an underage female student. Strebendt is a long time friend and student of Eddie Bravo and is the instructor of 10th planet Eugene. He was the the instructor of the underage […]
While a debate rages on whether it’s appropriate to say jiu-jitsu fight in any circumstance black belt in BJJ under Royler Gracie and Army Ranger Tim Kennedy thinks sports jiu-jitsu is gutless. To recap just last week Nick Diaz was quoted saying: “They’re Not Fighters, And They Are Never Going To Be” in reference to […]
We’re all waiting for the return of Nick Diaz to MMA. Just in the past month the UFC ace accepted a one-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for missing three out-of-competition drug tests within a 12-month span. Many potential match ups sound exciting but nobody anticipated the footage that hit the web […]
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre was one of the best conditioned athletes in MMA history. His training routine consisted of gymnastics for dynamic dexterity and coordination, Power training for explosive bursts, and boxing for accurate and powerful punches. Exercise “I always train with better wrestlers than me, better boxers than me, better jujitsu […]
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Tim Kennedy is a black belt in BJJ under Royler Gracie, in Ju-Jitsu under Terry Kelly and Barry Smith and in Matt LArsen’s Modern Army Combative Program. He is also an Army Ranger and a retired MMA fighter with significant stints in the UFC. Royler Gracie Black Belt Tim Kennedy Re-Enlists In Army Recently he […]
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Kayla Harrison is perhaps the most serious contender female MMA will see. The Judo Olympic medalist and one time roommate of Ronda Rousey will be making her MMA debut this summer. Harrison, 27 has been steadily training with American Top Team for the last year. “The bigger the dream, the more important the team.” #ATT […]
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One of the most controversial topics in Jiu-Jitsu has to be marijuana. It seems to divide the community. On one side, Eddie Bravo, Joe Rogan and Jeff Glover are advocates for the legalization of both medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, and on the other prominent members such Rodrigo Comprido are against it. Comprido expressed […]
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In jiu-jitsu there are many sources of inspiration. Some come from those who have successfully transformed their lives while others focus on persistence. When the bjj black belt Rafael Carino got into a motorcycle accident he knew this couldn’t be the end of the road for him – not by a longshot. The Nova União […]
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written by Nick Albin of chewjitsu.net Back when I was a brand new White Belt I had a nasty habit of tapping out from pressure during a roll. You see, what would happen was, I would roll balls to the wall crazy. Spazzy and full of energy. In a lot of cases during the roll […]
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In jiu-jitsu one of the biggest selling points is that it enables the practitioner to defend themselves against a much larger opponent. This is exactly what the artist had in mind when he animated the would be viral cartoon in which a smaller trained opponent disables a much larger one ultimately ending up in a […]
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