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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...

Mike Uka

Mike Uka

As an avid competitor Mike has traveled extensively around the world and has competed in competitions in both Gi and No gi with great success. Formerly based in the UK, Mike traveled to South East Asia and having spent time in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia he is...

Roll Chasers & the Pacific Islands

Roll Chasers & the Pacific Islands

Roll Chasers is an international jiu-jitsu camp and events company. Inspired by the passion and culture of jiu-jitsu, they launched the Pacific Island Jiu-Jitsu Camp 2019 that is open to all academies and belt levels worldwide. This jiu-jitsu camp will be led by BJJ...

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