Sometimes I will see something and say to myself, “I have seen it all now.” Days like today remind me that there is much more in existence that I have not seen.
In the video below via the Armenian Fighting Championships, 6 year old Armenian kids have a sanctioned MMA fight. The kids clearly have talent. They aren’t just swinging punches in the middle of the street somewhere.
What do you all think? Is this a terrible thing for kids this young? Or is it okay under close adult supervision? Tough call.
Man In Wheelchair Chokes Out Robber!
This incredible modern-day hero proves how important and effective Jiu Jitsu is in protecting ourselves and others.
A man in a wheelchair saw another man being belligerent against a woman cashier. As the angry man crosses the line between customer and patron, the man in the wheelchair quickly moves in.
His technique is pretty spot on which makes me think that he has trained, or still does train Jiu Jitsu.
Jiu Jitsu for everyone!
A serious can of worms is about to be opened! The highly anticipated Keenan Cornelius Worm Guard DVD will be released in two days! This Sunday, February 15th, you will be able to delve deep into the guard that has confounded the World Champions that Keenan has faced.
Finally you will be able to learn these techniques from the man himself!
As always stay tuned to keenanonline.com for all of Keenan’s updates.
Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! Having a significant other that also trains BJJ is chock full of advantages! You can encourage each other. You can consult one another about techniques and use each other as practice dummies at any hour of the day. You will have a singular and unified vision in terms of diet and exercise. You will never have an argument over where to have the next vacation because regardless of where you go, it will be a trip that is centered around Jiu Jitsu!
Personally I think it is well worth it to wait to find a boyfriend or girlfriend who also does Jiu Jitsu. Our sport is addictive and time consuming, therefore having someone close to you who understands the struggle, is only going make for a more harmonious relationship down the road.
Here are a couple BJJ couples who are not only high-level BJJ athletes, but they are also high on their love for each other!
In the video below a Purple belt proposes to his Blue Belt girlfriend on the mats in front of class.
Also check out this article by BJJ Eastern Europe which talks about other couples in BJJ!
If you are a BJJ beginner, these videos could be the best thing in the world for you. Contained is more than two hours of MMA/BJJ legend Matt Serra teaching Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals.
Part 1 – 48 minutes
Part 2 – 35 minutes
Part 3 – 37 minutes
Part 4 – 23 minutes
Check out Matt Serra’s BJJ academy page here.
Okay I had to add this video as a bonus. Check out Matt Serra in a grappling battle with another BJJ legend, Jean Jacques Machado below.
Ronda Rousey can add another “first” to her list of accomplishments, as the UFC women’s bantamweight champion is the first female mixed martial artist to grace the pages of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
The magazine’s annual model-filled swimwear special hits newsstands this week.
Rousey, 28, will next enter the cage in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, when she is set to defend her belt against Cat Zingano in the main event of UFC 184.