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Dung Pham BJJ Training Report

Dateline: Hanoi, Vietnam A clumsily directed chorus of many-timbred honking panned away into the background behind me as I ambled down a side street off the main drag. I skipped and jumped around muddy puddles, topped off by a recent rain. Google—not content to screw...

Good Morning Grapplers of Asia (Part 1)

Good Morning Grapplers of Asia (Part 1)

  7AM GRAPPLERS (Manila Philippines) The Philippines is one of the hotbeds of Jiu Jitsu in Asia with the city of Manila alone hosting 87 academies (as of this writing: March  2020). With BJJ growing at such a remarkable pace, demand for more training schedules...

Manila Deaf Squad – Annie Ramirez and her BJJ Advocacy

Manila Deaf Squad – Annie Ramirez and her BJJ Advocacy

Every so often, we see inspirational video clips on youtube about people with disabilities (PWD) compete and train in BJJ. From war veterans to paraplegics, the indomitable human spirit is displayed with how they let nothing get in the way of their passion for...

Dean Roxas – Embracing the Ambiguity

Dean Roxas – Embracing the Ambiguity

2019 SEA Games Jiu Jitsu lineup 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 the Olympics. In...

Meggie Ochoa

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. She received her brown belt under Professor Ramon...

Robert Degle

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 short tour of Asia teaching his conceptual...

Javier Trujillo

Javier Trujillo

BJJ ASIA - Let's get the cliche's over with first. How did a Californian fire fighter  end up in Bangkok and become the star attraction on Thailand's biggest MMA promotion? Javier - I first came to Thailand after my first fire season as a Hotshot...

Relentless: Jiu Jitsu Invitational League

Relentless: Jiu Jitsu Invitational League

Grappling competitions have had an explosion in recent years as new tournament promotions have come up. Gone were the days when the only major competitions one can join in would be either IBJJF, Abu Dhabi Pro or ADCC events. Even tournament formats have evolved with...

GRIND 3 Pro-Grappling Recap and Results

GRIND 3 Pro-Grappling Recap and Results

GRIND - India’s first invitational only pro-grappling promotion held their third event (GRIND 3) on 27 and 28 July 2019. The promotion has come a long way since organizing its first event in 2017. This time not only did they invite some of the top grapplers in the...

ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) INJURY IN BJJ

ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) INJURY IN BJJ

As an Orthopaedic Surgeon I have treated many athletes who train in BJJ, and from other sporting disciplines including Muay Thai, football, rugby and basketball with ACL tears. I’m also a Blue Belt at Evolve MMA in Singapore. This articles serves to share some of my...

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