Good Morning Grapplers of Asia (Part 2)

Good Morning Grapplers of Asia (Part 2) Jiu-Jitsu-Log (Manila,Philippines) BJJ is growing at an incredible pace in Asia and definitely so in the Philippines. As of this writing (November 2020), 87 academies are running in Manila alone. Imagine having an …

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Bohol Jiu Jitsu – Island Jits

Island Jits (Part 1) Bohol Island Jiu Jitsu (Bohol, Philippines) Beach, surfing, jits – these three images go perfectly well together. It is starting to be commonplace to have retreats that include these three elements in one weekend event. Today, …

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Tomoyuki ‘Passport’ Hashimoto

Tomoyuki ‘Passport’ Hashimoto was born on the 20th of April, 1993 in Tokushima, Japan. He would earn his black belt in 2015 promoted by the legendary Yuki Nakai after his gold medal run at the Mundials at Brown Belt that …

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【丹羽兄弟】The Niwa Brothers

【日本語のインタビューは英語の下にあります】 Reon Niwa (born May, 2000) and Hiryu Niwa (born July, 2001) are two young Japanese Brown Belt competitors from Axis Jiu Jitsu Yokohama. With notable international titles in competition at purple belt, they received their Brown Belts from Axis …

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Dean Roxas – Embracing the Ambiguity

Last December 2019, the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) has included Jiu Jitsu in its events. Clearly, this is a big step in the growth of the sport and coming inch-by-inch closer to the holy grail of making it to …

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Meggie Ochoa

Meggie Ochoa, a Jiu Jiteira based in Manila (Philippines) joins us today for an interview talking about her Jiu Jitsu career, her beginnings in the sport as well as her advocacy on having Jiu Jitsu as a force for good. …

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Robert Degle

Robert Degle is a student of the famed John Danaher, currently based out of the infamous `Blue Basement` in New York City. A former philosophy major, he is now both an active competitor and coach and has recently completed a …

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