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Reasons To Be Concerned About Chris Brown’s “Jiu Jitsu” Song

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris Brown, the enemy of all right-thinking Rihanna fans around the world, recently released a song called “Jiu Jitsu.”

From a martial arts standpoint this song is… problematic.

Sarah explained why in a post for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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Jiu-Jitsu Is Back

Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu

At UFC 196 two of the biggest wins — by Nate Diaz over Conor McGregor and Miesha Tate over Holly Holm — were capped off with jiu-jitsu finishing moves.

This was affirmation that jiu-jitsu, one of the most important elements to mixed martial arts, though one of the least flashy, was still vital to success in the sport.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the full story go here.

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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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