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Position of the Month: Mount Attacks Wk #3 (Dave “Rock” Jacobs)

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  To our US readers, Happy Thanksgiving. To our international readers, happy Thursday? Today’s lesson comes from Dave “Rock” Jacobs, the head of Fairfax Jiu Jitsu in Herndon, Virginia. Through our journeys, we had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dave on numerous occasions. “Rock” as he is lovingly called, is one of the most humble and welcoming individuals in the east coast BJJ … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars: Ricardo “Cachorrao” Almeida

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  This week’s “Before They Were Stars” segment features the Big Dog himself… Ricardo “Cachorrao” Almeida. This Renzo Gracie black belt has accomplished a lot in both his BJJ and MMA careers. The below video is a classic! You guys might have to help me out on this one… if my memory serves me correctly, this superfight between Ricardo and Francisco Neto (Yamasaki Academy) took … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Jiu-Jitsu

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The True Meaning of Jiu Jitsu… The fight for Andre Margutti Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Andre Margutti. While Andre Margutti may not be household name within the BJJ community, his plight is. Margutti was recently diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer and the east coast BJJ community banded together to help him by opening up their schools to visitors and instructors for other academies. … Continue reading

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