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Living an exceptionally exciting life is no challenge for this BJJ practitioner. Brazilian jiu-jitsu accepts people from all walks of life and from many different professions. As someone that works in a dangerous job to protect those that are targeted, Lee McClelland brings an interesting perspective on jiu jitsu and how beneficial it is for high-stress situations. Learn how he used this martial art to help him in both his personal and professional life by forming new connections, better self-awareness and much more!
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In this BJJ interview with Angel Cicero, we go through the shocking benefits of grounding for both everyday wellness as well as how it can be helpful for martial artists. Angel is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and Judo black belt (Shodan). This article goes into the perspective of a martial artist with over a decade of experience.
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Raina Tumminello was bullied at school and her parents decide to empower her with self-defence. She struggled to learn the new Brazilian jiu-jitsu concepts until she began private lessons with her coach (Nate). After being inspired by her coach, she quickly became one of the hardest working students at Essential BJJ Academy and placed 2nd at the Pan Americans Kids BJJ tournament. Learn how this young practitioner persevered to become an inspiration for both adults and kids. 
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu has the ability to create incredible changes in many of its practitioners. Here is a story of how BJJ inspired Tony Alford to pursue a healthier lifestyle. As a healthcare hero in his profession, he has used BJJ to calm down under intense pressure. If you are struggling with anxiety or need a lifestyle change, Tony proves this art form can potentially be the answer for you. Learn how this martial art can save your life and why you should begin training or continue to train.
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