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Nick Name Culture /// By: Jared Weiner

World Champion Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, or “Bochecha,” has one of the more infamous nicknames in BJJ. Literally meaning “cheek” or “big cheeks,” Almeida was given this nickname when he first began training as he was a bit overweight and his cheeks were prominent.Photo credit: @marcusbuchechaThe nick name is not a new thing. Nicknames have been […]

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Travel Tips for BJJ /// By: Raquel Pa’aluhi-Canuto

Raquel and Renato in Brazil.My husband and I travel often. From the outside looking in, we seem rich and like we’re living the life. But the truth is, we are very smart travelers. We weren’t always this way but over time we’ve learned a handful of things that’s saved us thousands of dollars. Today I […]

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Kids and Sponsorships in BJJ

Colin Yun is a Brazilian Nationals, PAN Kids, American Nationals, Jiu-Jitsu World League, Dream Jiu-Jitsu, and NABJJ champion. He is currently sponsored by Albino & Preto. Photo credit: Jiu-Jitsu World LeagueOh, social media. You are so great and so entertaining… but you can be quite deceiving too. In this day and age, everyone (and any […]

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