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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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We’re doing some research for a feature in our second issue, and had a talk with the Valente brothers, Pedro, Gui and Joaqim (black belts under Helio Gracie). The conversation (surprisingly interrupted by a call from


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GroundWorkBJJ Interviews…Ryron Gracie

A big thanks to Ryron for doing this interview. We’re pulling this from the gi side of the site, but it’s a great interview that deserves another listen. Ryron is the grandson of one of jiu jitsu’s


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Business in BJJ: Teachers, Competitors and Economic Success

Spend some time on any BJJ forum and you’ll run across people looking to train, compete, win a whole bushel of medals and then start their own schools. It seems that there is a common line


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