May 2015

Gracie Jiu Jitsu & How the UFC Got Started

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Students Learn Self-Defense

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Jennifer Whited, a sophomore, calls it a “martial art without punching,” yet even though Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu does not incorporate classic hand-to-hand fighting techniques, it does teach participants a number of useful self-defense techniques. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a program that stresses a person’s ability rather than his or her size, is one of the newest martial […]

Rickson Gracie – Exploring Genius

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Numerous modern day Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu masters declare openly that Rickson Gracie’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the supreme expression of the art today. Indeed, many world-class Jiu-Jitsu players, champions in their own right, declare solemnly that Rickson Gracie is a virtuoso.

The intent of this essay is to speak about my personal experience indicating Rickson’s uniqueness […]