Browsing: Practitioners

BJJ has some amazing thinkers and writers, and if you’ve read the work of Valerie Worthington over at Breaking Muscle, you’ll get a lot out of this interview. A big thanks to Can over at Artemis


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Remember that training partner who tore up his knee a few months back? The one that was going to rest and try to rehab it and come back once he healed up? What ever happens to


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10 Sites Anyone New to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Should Visit

No way around it, getting started in BJJ tests the will of even the most experienced athlete. One of the greatest motivators in the practice though, is the community–a community that boasts some amazing online resources.


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Grappler Gourmet-DIY Dried Fruits

SUPER excited to get to feature posts from Grappler Gourmet. Chef MacKenzie Arrington has a LOT more featured on his site here, but we’ll be including his latest and greatest work here on the site. Stick around


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BJJ Instructor Interview: Alan “Gumby” Marques

  We’ve got a great group of teachers over in our BJJ instructor Facebook group. They always have insightful questions around all things related to teaching BJJ and developing the best students possible. Alan “Gumby” Marques


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We got a chance recently to talk with Olympic Judo gold medalist, Kayla Harrison. Kayla is the first American (male or female) to win gold in the Olympics. When Kayla was just 13, she was sexually


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Collaboration in Action: Meerkatsu, Gawakoto and Scramble

We have to admit we were crazy curious when this collaboration in support of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan was announced. Meerkatsu teamed up with Gawakoto and Scramble to produce the artwork for this shirt (pre-order


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We just ran across this article from the Montreal Gazette on how BJJ helped practitioner, Etienne Georges in his battle with Chron’s disease. It also discusses our sport’s relationship with MMA, and its growth in Montreal


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You’ve probably heard about “nightmare bacteria” in passing on your local news. Today, Marcelo Garcia black belt Emily Kwok shared this article on her Facebook-it’s something the entire BJJ community should be aware of. While a


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You never know where you’ll find jiu jitsu folk. Today, we ran across comedian Jamie Kilstein’s YouTube cooking show. He didn’t cook his first meal until age 29, so he’s sure to have some insight for


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