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What is Pure Jiu Jitsu?  Is there such thing as “pure” Jiu Jitsu?  That all depends on how we define that term, pure Jiu Jitsu can be an extremely subjective.  When we refer to it in this article we are talking about Jiu Jitsu that is efficient, effective, effortless, and “old school.”  Rickson Gracie was infamous for having some of the most efficient bjj in the world, so efficient it was deemed “invisible jiu jitsu.”  People are often intrigued by flashy, modern, and new school Jiu Jitsu.  There is nothing wrong with this at all and it is extremely effective,...

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BJJ, Dirty Dozen, Gracie Family, Jiu Jits, Machado, Royce Gracie -

In the grand scheme of martial arts history, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is relatively young, being less than a hundred or so years old.  There are historical records of martial arts and combat sports being practiced many, many thousands of years ago.    BJJ is even younger when you think about how long it has been in America.  It has been not much more than 30 years since BJJ arrived on American shores and began making its presence felt in the arena of combat sports.  Whereas today, most decent sized cities and communities have at least one BJJ academy within their...

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BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Buchecha, IBJJF, Jiu Jits, Obelenyte, Worlds -

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One week ago, the jiu jitsu community was treated to the 2016 world championship in which some new champions were crowned, some old champions came back.  It was a remarkable event that showcased the very best that jiu jitsu has to offer… In the men’s divisions: Bruno Malfacine brought home his sixth IBJJF World title […]

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