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Spreading the BJJ Community: Vector Jiu Jitsu

by Beth Thrasher Last month, a 15 year old girl was shot dead hundreds of yards away from a Vector Jiu-Jitsu practice.  The non-profit youth development program was holding class on one side of the Wingfield


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Thumbing through her princess magazine, she answers matter-of-factly…“Probably my whole life…”  That’s how long 7-year old Valencia plans on collecting gis and sending them to kids in other countries. She got the idea looking through Jiu


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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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Another great post from JiuJitsuFamily.com on what it means for children to see their parents train. Check out the original post here.   I am setting examples for my children on and off of the mat


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Just ran across these two brothers on Twitter…amazing stuff coming out of the UK as usual!


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Originally published at Mrs. Ibarra’s Jiu Jitsu Journey I rolled with my 16-year old daughter last night.  She got very frustrated at one point.  I had her in side control, heavy side control.  She wanted to just give up.  She


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When I was little, I had tried several different sports but I was never interested enough in any of them to keep doing them. I had tried dance, gymnastics, soccer, ice skating, and once considered joining


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This amazing project was just brought to our attention. BJJ in Ethiopia connects students in Atlanta, GA, USA with students in the Mai Ayni Eritrean refugee camp in Tigray Province, Ethiopia through BJJ. According to organization contact,


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