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Top 10 Most Famous and Influential Gracie Family Members in BJJ

The martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has evolved into one of the most practiced martial arts in the world. A family of martial artists that can be accredited with BJJ’s rise in popularity and that

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Wrestling vs BJJ: What’s the Difference Between Combat Submission Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Probably one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to grappling is who wins: Wrestling vs BJJ?These two forms of grappling are like fire and water. They were built on different principles

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MMA Origins: From Vale Tudo to the Birth of MMA

The sport of mixed martial arts has had a long journey to become the legitimate sport it is today. Even before the Ultimate Fighting Championship was a thought, martial artists in Brazil would fight rival

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BJJ Butterfly Guard – The Most Important Principles by Marcelo Garcia

In BJJ, the Butterfly Guard is one of the most effective guards in the martial art. It is the great equalizer for smaller opponents against bigger opponents. The Butterfly Guard allows you to get on the

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Aikido vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – What’s the Difference and Similarity?

When you look at the martial arts of Aikido vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you may begin to distinguish a major difference between the two arts. But if you study the movements and philosophies of each, you’ll

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Top 8 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Its quite common for parents to put their kids in martial arts classes. There are just so many benefits that come with it! When kids are growing up, they need an activity to help build a variety of skills.

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5 Basic Judo Throws to Add to Your BJJ Takedown Game

In BJJ most of the techniques you practice involves being on the ground, but that raises a big question. How are you going to get them to the ground to do these moves?You will need to know judo or wrestling

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Conor McGregor Faces Off Against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 – Fight Analysis and Predictions

UFC 246 is only a week away, as we get to see the long awaited return of Conor McGregor after a year and a half layoff. He’s facing another fan favorite in the game with his opponent in Donald “Cowboy”

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The Danaher Death Squad – The History Behind the Squad

If you have spent any amount of time in Jiu Jitsu, then more than likely you have heard of the famous Danaher Death Squad. For the better part of a decade, the world of competitive Jiu Jitsu has been dominated

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What Does “OSS” Mean in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

If you have spent any time in or around BJJ, then you have heard the term, “OSS.” It is a term that is used quite frequently in the BJJ community, but only a few actually know what it means. Let's

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