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  • Mental Fitness For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine 

    Postponement of competitions, gym closures, and social distancing has changed the way of life for athletes around the world and created a feeling of uncertainty for those who live and breathe the jiu-jitsu lifestyle. A physical workout can help pass the time and stay in shape during quarantine, but Jiu-Jitsu...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments Affected by Coronavirus

    The worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, already declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an ongoing pandemic, has affected the jiu-jitsu community in many ways, just one week before the IBJJF Pan American Championships.  The tournament was scheduled to start on March 18 but has now been canceled with no...
  • Kenny “Ken Flo” Florian His Own Brand of Flow

    Meraki (adjective) – This is a word that modern Greeks often use to describe doing something with soul, creativity, or love — when you put “something of yourself” into what you’re doing, whatever it may be. Insert Kenny Florian and his business partner Jason Hunt. Together they opened...
  • Abu Dhabi Continental Pro Series Heats Up 2019/2020 Season Final Stretch; ADGS Tour Announces Dates for 2020/2021 Season

    The 2019/2020 season of the AJP Tour is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of thrills to come. One big attraction is the Abu Dhabi Continental Pro series, which will feature four events on the weekend of February 29 – March 1. Oceania, Europe, Africa and South...
  • The Anatomy of a Brand

    As jiu-jitsu continues to grow in the competitive realm, so will the overall culture and the brands that support it. A recent addition to this cause is an east coast based operation called “Anatomy Jiu-Jitsu”.  Let’s begin with the fundamental importance of the anatomy in it’s relation to “the...
  • The Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) World Championships Puts International Talent Front and Center

    The SJJIF (Sports Jiu-Jitsu International Federation) is a premier organization that hopes to revolutionize the sport of jiu-jitsu by introducing it to the Olympic stage.  Founded in 2012 by João Silva, Patricia Silva, Samuel Aschidamini, Edison Kagohara, and Cleiber Maia, the SJJIF aims to be much more than the...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Magazine Launches New “Twisted 1s” Podcast at ADCC 2019 Event

    In one of the largest stages in the grappling world, we are happy to announce that we are launching our new podcast! “The Twisted 1s” with American Top Team coach Malachy Friendman. The main focus on the podcast is to go beyond techniques and tackle the multiple personalities within...
  • The Martial Scientist; Asaf Michaelovitz

    “To get the armbar, you need to grab the elbow and lift it to your chest. Not here (he grabs the partner’s wrist), not here (he grabs his forearm), and not here (he grabs near the elbow, the students laugh). At the elbow! It makes a huge difference.” This...
  • Meet India’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pioneer; Arun Sharma

    The martial arts are truly an international community. However, the term “martial arts” is such a broad title that varies in popularity according to region. One thing is for sure though, the “Brazilian” expression of jiu-jitsu is rapidly growing all over the globe, and with that continues to grow...
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