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The Fitness Benifits of Jiu Jitsu

In the limited research detailing the health benefits of BJJ, an article found in the National Library of Medicine states, “Brazilian jiu-jitsu athletes had low body fat, without differences between novices and experts or between elite and non-elite athletes. The … Continue reading

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Meditation: On the Origins of Jiu Jitsu

When asking where did jiu-jitsu come from, we must first ask why do martial arts exist at all? Which is an interesting question. Perhaps if we were a group of tribesmen roaming the countryside in search of humongous beasts, then … Continue reading

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