judo

  • The day a soon-to-be Olympic champion helped Ronda Rousey in a judo demonstration

    Roughly two years ago, then MMA uberstar Ronda Rousey went to Brazil to promote the UFC in the country and made a stop at Instituto Reação, a social project led by fellow Olympic bronze medalist Flavio Canto. After a meet and greet with the kids, Ronda was invited to give...
  • Rio 2016: Black Belt Travis Stevens wins silver medal in judo 81kg division

    Renzo Gracie black belt Travis Stevens made history this Tuesday, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The American won the silver medal at the judo 81kg division. In the final, Stevens lost to Russia’s Khasan Khalmurzaev, by ippon. Stevens was in his third appearance in the Olympic games and this time...
  • WHITE BELT INQUIRIES

    Would judo throws be illegal and considered slams in jiu-jitsu tournaments? Short answer – No. Most Judo throws are performed in a continuous motion. That’s typically the standard to which slams are considered “slams.” The IBJJF rule book mentions the word “slam” only once to say they’re illegal at...
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