Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Just like royalty has dynastic families that rule over nations, martial arts have dynasties that rule over the world of combat. So here's a list of our top five family dynasties in martial arts...


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Osu! I occasionally greet people with, "Ehh, howzit?" Those people are my age or younger, people I know well and who have some conversance in Hawaiian pidgin

Now, suppose someone, particularly someone for whom English is not a native language, hears me say, "Ehh, howzit?" to a friend and decides it is the way a reasonably well-educated, upper-middle-class person greets others. After all, they heard me say it, and I make my living using words. Therefore, it must be correct.

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I've trained in several martial arts (krav maga, muay thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, jeet kune do, kali) over a time period of eight or so years. For all their differences, they – and all martial arts – have one thing in common: partner training. There is no martial art where partner training doesn't play a crucial role. So like it or not, you are going to have a major impact on the quality of training your partners get.

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Long time jiu-jitsu standout Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu scored an impressive submission victory over 2019 ADCC heavyweight world champion Kaynan Duarte in a no-gi match that served as the main event for the new BJJ Bet promotion in Brazil Sunday. Abreu, who was giving up 18 years in age to his opponent, caught Abreu in a heel hook to secure the victory.

The co-main event saw grappling star Felipe Pena force a verbal submission from rival Erberth Santos after mounting him.

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