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Josh Henges, a former national judo champion, used his world-class martial arts skills to thwart an attempted mugging Monday night. Henges was walking home in Kansas City, Mo. when a man grabbed him by the shoulder and stuck a gun in his back demanding his possessions.

Turning to face his assailant, Henges said he reacted instinctively disarming the man - who was later revealed to have only been holding a BB gun - taking the 20-year-old suspect to the ground and holding him there while he called the police. Henges said he's worked with at risk youth in the past and forgives the man who he hoped would get help.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Soul Fighters System. Bruno will focus on ground control concepts and attacks / defenses on the side control / North South position.

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Join IBJJF World Champion and Gameness Fightwear sponsored athlete Lucas Pinheiro for a live on the mat seminar.

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This movie is what happens when you mix martial arts, an alien invader, and Nicholas Cage. How much more wild can you get?

Jiu Jitsu is based on a comic book written by the producer and director of the film, Dimitri Logothetis. In addition to Hollywood superstar and Academy Award winner Nicholas Cage, the film also features notable martial arts stars Alain Moussi and Tony Jaa. The movie is scheduled for theatrical and digital release on November 20th. Until then, you can enjoy this new trailer available exclusively from IGN.

Jiu Jitsu: Exclusive Official Trailer (2020) - Nicolas Cage, Tony Jaa, Frank Grillo www.youtube.com

It's now official. The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation has confirmed earlier reports that they will allow the use of heel hook and knee reaping techniques in no-gi competitions for brown and black belt divisions starting in 2021.

The news originally came to light after a post by IBJJF referee Thiago Stefanutti on a private Facebook group was leaked and reported by the website BJJ Eastern Europe. The IBJJF said there will be additional changes to their rules for the coming year including new specifications for gis.

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