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Sportsmanship in BJJ

Just like we discussed in a previous blog about rivalry in BJJ, rivalries and unpleasant feelings of our performances on the mat should stay where it belongs… on the mat. I get it, we put our blood, sweat, and tears into preparing for competition and disappointment will come naturally if you don’t get the results […]

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Formalities of Blood Screening for Professional Jiu-Jitsu Athletes /// By: Dr. Anthony Chin Loy

As many of you have seen, a Jiu-Jitsu athlete was pulled from a professional card over test results not related to Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). As a combat sport, blood tests are often taken to ensure the safety of combatants from blood transferrable diseases. In this case, the athlete was removed from the card due […]

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Rivalry in BJJ

Rivalry in competition is completely normal, especially in Jiu-Jitsu where competition often spans multiple teams and affiliations. As the saying goes, “Our rivals may be our greatest enemy, but they are also our greatest motivators.” According to sport psychology research, rivalries can actually boost our performance in sport, business, and everyday life because everyone has […]

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