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Gameness 2013 results

Gameness 2013 results

This past week end saw two main grappling events in Sweden, the Stockholm BJJ open 2013 (with GI) and Gameness 13 (NO-GI). Gameness has now been running for more than 10 years and has become one of the major submission [...]

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Tips to stay healthy and fit

Tips to stay healthy and fit

Source: BJJ.org Individuals who are in the field of sports need high level of maintenance not only during the season of games but all the time. Aside from the help that athletes can get from healthy diet plans, they have to look [...]

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Three common injuries in BJJ

Three common injuries in BJJ

Source: BishopBJJ A few nights ago I was sitting on the mats talking with a few of my team-mates from our competition team, and then I realized we had all actually been talking about our current injuries for the majority of the conversation. [...]

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5 core stability exercises for Jiu Jitsu

5 core stability exercises for Jiu Jitsu

Source: Amateur Endurance Core stability training is essential to sports performance and injury prevention. The body’s core muscles are the foundation for all other movement. The muscles of the torso stabilize the spine and provide a solid foundation for movement in [...]

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20th anniversary of Masahiko Kimura’s death

20th anniversary of Masahiko Kimura’s death

Today is the 20th anniversary of Masahiko Kimura's death (September 10, 1917 – April 18, 1993). Kimura was a Japanese judoka (Judo practitioner) who is widely considered one of the greatest judoka of all time. Kimura (5 ft 7in 170 cm; 85 kg, 187 lb) was born on September 10, 1917 in Kumamoto, [...]

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