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The Real Reasons People Quit at Blue Belt

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as is the case with many martial arts, has a very high rate of attrition. Many practitioners quit long before reaching the...

Nobody Can Take This From You

I once heard that whatever can be taken from you is not truly yours. This includes, your looks, your money, your job and your...
The Legend of Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie: Jiu JItsu’s Living Legend

It’s usually difficult to say exactly when a legend is born. But, for the 15,000 fans at the Nippon Budokan Hall on April 20,...

Introduction to Jiu Jitsu Photography

This is a guest post by Richard Presley, photographer for Attack The Back   I first got into jiu-jitsu and fight photography because I was inspired by...
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The Berimbolo Can’t Save You

I was recently in Tokyo filming the Soul of Jiu Jitsu, a short documentary about what I believe to be the essence of bjj....

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