Tag Archives: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Cache Valley BJJ is Born

It’s been a long time since my last post on this blog (I feel like every blog post starts off that way).  And since my last post, quite a few things have changed in my jiu jitsu life.  Most notably, … Continue reading

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BJJ Christmas Ideas

Know somebody that trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?  Been wondering what to get for them this holiday season?  Here are a few Christmas gift ideas for your cauliflowered friends: Jiu Jitsu Stocking – I can’t take credit for this one; my … Continue reading

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Silly Martial Arts

Some martial arts are silly.  There, I said it.  Sure, people train martial arts for many different reasons.  Improved self discipline, physical conditioning, flexibility, and confidence are all benefits of training a martial art.  However, at the very root of … Continue reading

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Why Bother With the Gi?

With the rise in popularity of MMA, perhaps it is not surprising that within the grappling community there exists a fairly large contingent with a strong opposition to using the gi.

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The Guard and Ball Grabbers

“Seriously…why is the gracie guard promoted as self defense?  … All the other guy has to do is reach down and grab your testicles, which you have left fully exposed by leaving your legs wide open.”

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