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2014 BJJ Black Friday deals – Updated 28th November

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Here is a list of all of the announced Black Friday deals collated by /u/umichrich on /r/bjj. So snap up a BJJ bargain today! Updated 28th November Adidas – Code “SALE40″ – 40% off w code 11/28-12/1 Atama – Code “BLACKFRIDAY” – 15% all gis through 12/1 Battle Gear – £50  weapon Kimono BJJSports – Code “SUPER15″ – 15% off w code BJJ Warehouse – Code “KIMONO” – 20% off gis through 11/23 BudoVideos – Code “turkey” – 20% off shirts 11/26-11/27…Code “JIUJITSU10″ for 10% off at checkout Digitsu –…read more

5 ways to stay injury free in BJJ

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Do the warm up and stretch properly! Everyone says that it’s super important for a reason. George St. Pierre keeps telling his friends and students that the body is like an ‘elasteec’, it has to be warm in order to stretch, if it’s cold it will break. It’s a good analogy and this is something simple that people should keep in mind. Don’t roll until you have at least a light sweat going and you have gone over some functional movements to give your body a stretch. Shrimping, rolling, scooting…read more

Learn the ultimate BJJ takedown! The Eri Seoi Nage

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Want to take your opponent down like Rodolfo Vieira? Of course you do! Known for his brutal takedowns Rodolfo is the master of the Eri Seoi Nage and here is Carlson Gracie Essex Black Belt Alain Pozo to show you how! Rodolfo Vieria combines the best of both worlds: that includes Judo, and Wrestling, to initiate some of the craftiest take downs in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) today. The awesome BJJ scout has done a whole series on Rodolfo’s takedown strategy.

The life of a full-time Connection Rio resident – An interview with Sam Crook

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For anyone who’s let BJJ into their life, one of their things to do on their bucket list is travel to the Mecca of BJJ, Brazil. Often people will take a two week training holiday with connection Rio or one of the other fight holiday firms that a cropping up all the place. However, a lucky few get sponsored and have the opportunity to train in Brazil for months at a time, and that’s what’s happening to my team mate Sam Crook. Sam trains at Fightworx Torquay under my black…read more

5 reasons why your kids need to start BJJ

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It builds their balance and coordination Everyone talks about how great of an exercise jiu-jitsu is and they wish that they could have started earlier. To get your kids involved in jiu-jitsu at an early age (usually 6 years old, as many Gracies suggest) is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Developing balance and coordination at such an early age will not only keep them fit and healthy, but it will also help your child become an athletic and energetic individual throughout their lives. Although children do…read more