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Grappling

Metamoris 2!

Metamoris is back this weekend, Sunday, June 9th. Watch as some of the best grapplers today from all different backgrounds come together for the premier online PPV grappling event. This edition of Metamoris pits ground specialists from the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu … Continue reading

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Belt Rankings of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Beginning with Kano Jigoro and Mitsuyo Maeda in the art of Judo, the pioneers of the development of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the belt ranking system first used only white and black belts. White signified the purity and simplicity of a … Continue reading

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Highlight Move of the Week: 50/50 Guard

Need a quick step by step way to get out of the 50/50 guard? Black Belt Caio Almeida shows the layout on how to unravel one of the most modern and ambiguous guards in the game. Escaping 50/50 guard is … Continue reading

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Highlight Jiu-Jitsu Competitor of the Week: Michael Liera Jr.

Jiu Jitsu is considered to be by many more than a sport. Rather, it is a journey. For many jiu jitsu practitioners, jiu jitsu is more than just a part of life; it is life. The connection between jiu jitsu … Continue reading

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Honing Your Half-Guard Game

The half-guard game can be a tricky and ambiguous game for any jiu-jitsu practitioner. However, if sharpened and honed, applying half-guard to your jiu-jitsu game can work for your advantage. Being in half guard can also open up other options … Continue reading

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The Wrestlers’ Advantage

Curiosity gives us a reason, but motivation is the key. When experimenting with different martial arts the transition from one art or sport to another has both its own advantages or disadvantages. As both grappling sport, wrestling and jiu jitsu … Continue reading

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New Year, New Fighters

Looks like UFC is expanding its horizons once again! The growth of the organization has been impressively exponential over the course of the past few years. Now UFC is flooding its roster with Strikeforce Fighters. Stepping into the octagon are … Continue reading

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BJJ Foundations to MMA Victory

You can see it already: becoming a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; or UFC Champ. As a new student or even fascinated fan, you may feel flustered or confused to where you should start training to achieve the gold. Here’s … Continue reading

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UFC FX7 Prelim Card: Markes Vs. Craig

As always, the hype for the next UFC on FX 7 is skyrocketing. But the tension is even more so heightened for fighter Ronny Markes as he steps back in the cage against undefeated Andrew Craig. Markes still rides the … Continue reading

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Reminder for US Grappling – Saturday, May 19th

US Grappling Chicago tomorrow! In the Oak Lawn Pavilion this Saturday May 19th there will be the return of US Grappling. If you have not registered yet don’t worry to much because its not to late. You can still register … Continue reading

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