Browsing: competition

Internet Marketing in BJJ…Can we do better?

I’ve begun to wonder if it’s possible to make a living online in BJJ without completely disregarding the sanctity of people’s email. I think it is, of course, possible, but some recent launches of new secret-awesome-gamechanging-unbeatable-limitedtime


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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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Interview: Emily Kwok and Groundswell Coed Grappling Camps

While most BJJ classes are coed, camps aren’t generally geared toward more than one gender. Groundswell Grappling Concepts, headed up by Emily Kwok, Valerie Worthingon, Hanette Staack, and Lola Newsom, has taken on the task of


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Competition Judo vs. Competition BJJ-What BJJ can Learn

That’s the impression I got from a great article over at The Business/Judo of Life. Complaints about IBJJF rules have become like background music in competition BJJ…but they’re the only game in town, so few people,


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10 Motivational Tips for Non-Competitors in BJJ

I was just talking with a teammate who’s in the process of getting ready for the Pans…cleaning up his diet, prioritizing sleep, attending camp, 2-a-days…you can just see the fire getting more intense as the date


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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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$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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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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We’re always looking for new media in BJJ and today ran across  a new podcast, Just the Gi Top. The episodes consist of conversations between four Canadian friends discussing training and the local grappling scene. Episode


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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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