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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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Most teachers have a decent degree of homogeneity in their classes…similar ages, academic goals, incoming skill levels. Adult classes in BJJ generally feature a wide mix of those qualities, making guiding groups of students that much


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People who are in really good shape for long periods baffle me a bit. I’ve never been athletic and always gravitated more toward books than balls. They shouldn’t really though. I’ve been training a martial art


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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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Are you too fat to do BJJ? One of our contributors, Julia, addresses the question, and some of her personal revelations as an overweight person starting training in this highly informative piece… Yes, you, the person


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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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I found jiu jitsu purely by accident, and it was a complete shocker to both me and everyone who knew me. Prior to bjj, I had earned a black belt in Tivo and watched nearly 40


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Originally published at Tangled Triangle A couple of months ago, I would walk into the bathroom at the gym, look into the mirror and ask myself “What, Megan, are you doing?”. The weirdness of BJJ has


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