The History of Ju-Jitsu by Demian Maia

The History of Ju-Jitsu by Demian Maia

BJJ Hero, Demian Maia has taken it upon himself to chronicle the history of the gentle art. In the first part of this mini-series he begins in feudal Japan during the Nara period circa 710 AD. Certainly one for history buffs and students of the sport. Roberto Pedreira...
Jiu Jitsu as a microcosm of life

Jiu Jitsu as a microcosm of life

“BJJ is a human war game, a measure of a man’s ability to inflict violence upon another……. if violence isn’t something you know, you will forever be subject to those that do.”   A fascinating personal perspective from a black belt...
Post-Op Mac – The Road to Recovery

Post-Op Mac – The Road to Recovery

Bucket Handle Tear – Post-Op Recovery Not being able to do much due to injury is one thing, recovering after getting the issue resolved is another. I accepted that recovery was going to take a while and that the physical therapy was a matter to be taken seriously....
Post-op Mac – BJJ & Meniscectomy

Post-op Mac – BJJ & Meniscectomy

Bucket Handle Tear – Arthroscopic Surgery/ Meniscectomy Quite a common injury in the BJJ community and if you’re a mat rat like I am these things can go unchecked and cause major issues later on. It certainly did in my case and led to surgery. Disclaimer: I am writing...

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