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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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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 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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$60 to watch the ADCC in Beijing?

by Megan Williams I’m REALLY curious how many people paid to watch the ADCC Championship over the weekend (I’m sure the stats will never be released). I honestly did a double take when I read that


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Time to talk Canada! This tournament was brought to our attention recently and we wanted to share it. In a time in BJJ where new tournaments seem to be popping up every other week, it’s good


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After his win tonight at UFC Fight Night 28, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, explained why he left BJJ for MMA, basically blaming a lack of industry concern: “They take too much money from us and simply don’t


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Behind the Branding: Saulo Ribeiro and the University of Jiu Jitsu

by Megan Williams   Saulo Ribeiro is a perfect example of a personal brand that transcends his competition record or rank. He imparts an academic theme and a humble, purist take on the art that’s clearly


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It’s easy to dismiss the paralysis of 15 year old Gabriel Diniz as tragic or cringe-inducing or an unfortunate reality of competition, but it bears asking how much of what happened was avoidable. Could his opponent have been


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  We all know there’s risk in what we do. While it’s nice to think that severe injury doesn’t happen, at the end of the day it’s a reality of training and competition. One of the


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