Having recently read the book Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008, one of the parts of the book that stuck with me was the part with Sylvio Behring. The following is a quote from the book which is something we all need to remember about our training. “The main thing is to relax and enjoy […]Read more "Train to improve, compete to win."
Originally posted on through jiu-jitsu:
Emily Kwok with her daughter, Hillary Williams, and Dominyka Obelenyte. (Photo by Dominyka Obelenyte) Emily Kwok beat Luciana Dias to become the middleweight IBJJF World Champion in 2007. Since then, she has become perhaps the most well known jiu-jiteira in the United States. She is the project manager for MGinAction,…
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Most often you will hear that jiu jitsu is like chess… that it is a thinking man’s sport. I do not disagree with that statement, and I will surely discuss that some day, but today I want to talk about why I think jiu jitsu is like math.…
If you’re reading this you have at least one friend who trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or some type of grappling. The chances are you have no idea what this person does and why this persons life seems to be overtaken by this hobby. Most likely their Facebook page is splattered with Jiu Jitsu pictures, links […]Read more "So your friend does Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and won’t shut up about it?"
… through Jiu-Jitsu expressed in another fantastic video from Stuart Cooper. Featuring thoughts from celebrated competitors, world champions and black belts with a passion for human development like Joe Rogan. I’m not saying quit your job, cancel your life as it stands and throw all your worldy possessions into the nearest swollen river… But I wholeheartedly agree […]Read more "Inspiration to Improve your life…"
A few weeks ago Royal Grappling Academy Instructor, Paul Fox, was over in Lagos Portugal on a family holiday and had the opportunity to get some Rolling in with an old Martial Arts friend… Colin Byrne. Thanks Colin and Candy for your hospitality and great training, as always. Colin has now established his own MMA/Jiu-Jitsu […]Read more "Shinobi Interview"
Breakdown of the Expert Class at Marcelo Garcia Academy in NYC. Good insight into the class structure that Coach Roger Dardis has brought back to Royal Grappling Academy and is incorporated into our daily classes. Get in touch for a free trial…Read more "Expert Class in NYC"