Browsing: 2013

  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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BJJ: Modeling for Artists

Julia over at JiuJiuBJJ had the opportunity to pose for sketching class, having to hold poses anywhere from five to twenty minutes. It’s great to see BJJ crossing into other spheres. The Quarterly Journal of Brazilian


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Ginastica Natural

If you haven’t had a chance to check out our first issue, it features a beautiful two page spread on the practice of ginastica natural and its benefits for grapplers. We have some more awesome photos


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Business in jiu jitsu is very much in its fledgling years. Still though, there are resources both inside and outside the community that can be quite helpful in navigating the challenges that new instructors and owners


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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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How to whiten gis and laundry without chlorine bleach

Reposted with permission of the author. Click here to view original post. ***Disclaimer: We always advise that you follow the gi manufacturer’s recommended cleaning methods before trying any listed below. Gis vary greatly and some of


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This Issue

  Let me know when subscriptions are available! ) The Quarterly Journal of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: GiFreak Fall 2013 Issue Click here to purchase a copy for yourself or your academy! (No account signup required if


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Team sports get a lot of attention, and that’s true pretty much anywhere in the world. Most school athletics, public or private, focus the bulk of their resources on sports that involve groups. The kids aren’t


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We ran across this informative and insightful look into the values behind the brand of Ok! Kimonos. In all honesty, every brand should at least attempt to do this–they’ll inevitably learn what’s behind their motivations and


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7 Lessons from the Lloyd Irvin Scandal

Interested in keeping up with our business posts? School owners (current and future), instructors, lifestyle brands, gear companies, sign up for our newsletter for instructors and business people in BJJ on the right. by Megan Williams Whenever


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