Tag Archives: Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Google Has A Jiu-Jitsu Program, May Take On Facebook

Google has jiu-jitsu now

Google has jiu-jitsu now

Google, everyone’s favourite all-consuming search engine/information factory, has recently started offering Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes for its employees.

And they’re going to get good training, too, courtesy of world champ Milton Bastos.

Sarah interviewed Bastos about this for Fightland. He says a match-up between Google and Facebook BJJ practitioners in the future.

To read the story go here.

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Miss United States Takes Up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Whitney Miller

Whitney Miller

Miss United States 2012 Whitney Miller has decided to train in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and this has meant a number of practical concerns for the beauty queen.

Like, is she worried about cauliflower ear? Or, what happens when she has to wear a fancy dress and she’s got mat burn?

Thankfully, Sarah got to the bottom of these questions and more when she interviewed Miller for Fightland.

To read the story go here.

 

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Doctor Who Meets Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Dr. Who's Tardis

Dr. Who’s Tardis

Doctor Who is making an appearance in an unlikely place — on the rashguards designed by Toro BJJ for Brazilian jiu-jitsu training.

This seemingly odd intersection of sci-fi nerd culture and fight culture isn’t actually that odd at all and Sarah investigated why for Fightland.

To read her story about it go here.

 

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When Your Soul Gets Trapped Between Pillow Fighting And Jiu-Jitsu

Pillow Fight League

Pillow Fight League

Sarah will be making her formal return to fighting soon — pillow fighting, that is — and she’ll be documenting her comeback for Fightland.

To set those stories, up her most recent piece looked back at the soul-searching that went on when she decided to switch from the theatrical feather fighting of the Pillow Fight League to the rolling around in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It involves a bachelor party, a big tip and a mail order gi.

Read the story at Fightland here.

 

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