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Jiu-Jitsu From the Smaller Person Perspective

Last week after class, I rolled with a visiting white belt (4 stripe). I let him play his game for a bit and after getting accidentally hit in the head by either his hand, foot, or other body part, I finally had to tell him to chill out because I didn’t want to get unnecessarily […]

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Balancing Your Life with Jiu-Jitsu

You got bit by the BJJ bug too, huh? Welcome to the club! Unfortunately, the reality is that for most of us, we have full-time jobs, a family, or school (or all of the above) which can take away precious training time.  So, how do you balance your “full time” life with your constant craving […]

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The Chef Behind M120 Meals

Whether you are a competing athlete or train 3 or more times per week, you know how much good nutrition plays a role in the way that you perform on the mat. Fueling your body the right way without processed sugars and added sodium feels amazing but isn’t always the easiest when it comes to […]

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New Year’s Jiu-Jitsu Resolutions /// By: Vincent Inoncillo

As Jiu-Jitsu has become more popular throughout the years since its first exposure from the early UFC days, the practitioner population has increased exponentially throughout the world. There are different people of all shapes and sizes, different age groups, and backgrounds that all have the gentle art in common. No matter the person or their […]

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From Brazil to Texas: Draculino’s Golden Boy

Imagine being 18 years old and given the opportunity to move almost 5,000 miles away from home to another country. Like many young Brazilians seeking better opportunities in the United States, Gracie Barra brown belt standout Lucas Valente is no different. Lucas can’t remember a time in his life when he didn’t have Jiu-Jitsu, it’s […]

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Girl Power

With every new year comes New Years resolutions (or new goals) people want to accomplish. As we know, you don’t need to be in shape to start jiu-jitsu… jiu-jitsu gets YOU in shape. This seems to be a common misconception for a lot of people wanting to train, especially women. Yes, just the thought of […]

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Bullying in BJJ /// By: Vincent Inoncillo

Jiu-Jitsu is known as the gentle art. It was designed with the idea that a smaller man could defend himself and defeat a bigger and stronger man. It gives an individual confidence, self-esteem and allows them to approach conflict in a more calm fashion. Jiu-Jitsu is both great for fitness and self-defense. Having skills in […]

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Pro BJJ vs MMA and Boxing

In the last few years, there has been a rise in professional Jiu-Jitsu with an influx of paid events such as Five Grappling, Fight to Win Pro, Abu Dhabi, Polaris, EBI, and the IBJJF. With major BJJ events being televised across the globe each month, jiu-jitsu as a professional sport is now, more than ever, […]

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