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    Marcus Buchecha Will Compete In Berkut (Russia)

    Marcus Buchecha Will Compete In Berkut (Russia)

    Ten-time world champion, Marcus Buchecha is already plotting his plans for the next season. In addition to confirming his presence in the World IBJJF league, where he will seek his sixth title in his weight division, the Checkmat black belt also signed with ACBJJ (Absolute Championship Berkut Jiu-Jitsu). Thus, Buchecha, which still has no marked date for his debut in the to

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    How To Overcome The Fear Of Competing: Felipe Costa's Approach

    How To Overcome The Fear Of Competing: Felipe Costa's Approach

    During my formative years of jiu-jitsu training, my team not only competed a lot, but consistently had great results. I always looked up to them, and I loved the process of training and preparing for competition. My problem came when it was time to actually compete; I would get so nervous that I wouldn’t even want to show up to the tournaments. But at the same time, I also didn’t have the guts not to go, as I didn’t want to let down my team, and even more so because I didn’t want all of my training and preparation to be in vain. I put pressure on myself because I always trained so hard, but once the moment arrived and it was time to step onto the mats and begin my matches, I always had an overwhelming feeling of wanting it all to be done as quickly as possible; to just get it over with. Somehow, I subconsciously preferred to lose in the first ten seconds and relieve the pressure than to win. That’s how it was in the beginning for me, and I remember losing my first fight in probably under a minute in each of my first five or six tournaments.

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    So, Is Dairy Healthy Or Not?

    So, Is Dairy Healthy Or Not?

    Dairy products include milk, and any products derived from milk, such as; yogurts, cheeses, dairy desserts, etc. Should we, as athletes, consume dairy products? The short answer is yes! These foods contain an abundance of essential nutrients that offer a whole host of health benefits. Not only are dairy products rich in calcium, but they contain 9 other essential nutrients such as protein, vitamin A, vitamin B12, zinc and magnesium. All of these nutrients, especially calcium, are important for athletes because they are involved in generating EVERY muscle contraction you make! Without the intake of these key vitamins and minerals, we would have a hard time walking and talking, let alone participating in sport. Furthermore, dairy products are typically fortified with vitamin D, which is beneficial for bone health.

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    Rio Hosts The Third Leg Of The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

    Rio Hosts The Third Leg Of The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

    Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 24th October, 2017: The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the third leg of the most prestigious jiu-jitsu world tour, to be held in Rio de Janeiro on 10th, 11th and 12th November at the Carioca Arena.

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    VIDEO: Felipe Pena “Preguiça” Shows A Kneebar From The Inverted De La Riva

    VIDEO: Felipe Pena “Preguiça” Shows A Kneebar From The Inverted De La Riva

    ADCC absolute world champion, Felipe Pena "Preguiça" is one of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu nowadays. Known for his refined technique, the black-belt has a versatile game and great positions to submitted any opponent. In this video of your YouTube channel, Pena showed step by step how to fit to dangerous kneebar from the inverted de la Riva. Pay attention to the details taught by Preguiça and add this technique to your game.

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