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Terere and Finfou Talk About the Time Terere Tried To Sell His Belt To Finfou

    Fernando “Tererê” Augusto is one of the most exciting and influential jiu jitsu competitors to ever step on to the tatami. A multiple time world champion at blue, purple, brown and black belt he is taught some of the most exciting competitors today including Rubens Charles and Andre Galvao. In his life he […]

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Danaher: Kids Under 12 Should not Be Taught Submissions

  There are many different stances in regard to how bjj is thought to kids. In the past there has even been a petition submitted to the US congress wishing to regulate this aspect of training legally. Petition has been filed on change.org sometime back in 2015 calling to ban submissions holds (chokes and joint locks) […]

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Gordon “King” Ryan Shares Reflections on ADCC: Never Believe Your Own Hype

    The testy 22 year old has been making quite a splash since his surprise win at EBI Absolute. But finally he has the grappling pinnacle – the ADCC to back it up. Love him or hate him he pulled off some very interesting performances. Here’s how he reflected on them:   Matches as […]

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Tom DeBlass On Why He Doesn’t Believe in Testing For Belt Promotions

Photo: Garden State Photography- Mark Ward   Brazilian jiu-jitsu has had an informal approach to belt promotions, in which one or more instructors subjectively agree that a given student is ready for the next rank. In recent years some academies have moved toward a more systematic, formal testing approach, especially true for lower ranked students, where the decision […]

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ADCC Crowns Division Winners, 1st American Champion of 88kg Division

    In a trully exciting series of performances Gordon Ryan may have just earned his self titled nickname King. The 88kg giant managed to secure a submission on bjj prodigy Keenan Cornelius very quickly into their fight. In the 77kg finals JT Torres and Lucas Lepri went full time with JT securing a tight […]

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Luke Rockhold’s Winning Detail Which Lead Him To Finish David Branch On The Ground

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist in Freesyle Wrestling. You can find Mark Lajhner’s FREE MMA course Here. Luke Rockhold faced David Branch on September 16, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 116 after being away from […]

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