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Have you ever had a BJJ sensei inspire you so much that you wanted to change your life and dedicate it towards something positive? Eric was inspired to live a better life after a tragic event. Since then, he has dedicated his expertise in fitness to help other jiu jitsu practitioners.

This is article is perfect if you are looking to improve your grappling and gain insight on BJJ from Eric Falstrault.

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The effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu can not be ignored, especially when it comes to both defending yourself and controlling an aggressive attacker. Due to the nature of this profession, police officers can often find themselves in dangerous situations on a regular basis.

In this article, we interview Jiu-Jitsu Five-O's Jason and discuss the major benefits of BJJ training for both physical safety and mental performance. This is a great read for both police officers and civilians and with instructional videos added, anyone can learn and gain value from this article. 

We also bring back a past Submission Shark community member to join the discussion and provide insight from a different perspective. Join the shark frenzy for more insightful articles and share this with your friends and family, this information may just save someone's life.

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BJJ practitioners can be commonly found rolling and training with police officers. Jiu-jitsu is an example of how all cultural backgrounds and professions can come together to gain a better understanding of each other. Craig Hanaumi gives us insight on what it's like to be both a police officer, community activist and Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner. 

Sharing this story during a cultural divide between civilians and law enforcement may seem strange. However, I believe this is a symbol of unity, peace and justice within all communities. By the end of this jiu-jitsu article/interview, you will have more perspectives to learn and decide what is best for you on an individual basis.

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Inspiration can come in many forms. For Barbara Fleuret', it came as a multiple-time world champion, Claudia Do Val. In this article, we discuss how a little motivation and kind encouragement can go a long way as well as the many benefits of BJJ. After experiencing multiple heart-breaking moments, Barbara has managed to find relief from these devastating life events thanks to the support of her BJJ community.

This interview is a great example of how much of an impact Jiu-Jitsu can make for it's practitioners and is a clear reminder to never be afraid to promote this art form as it may just dramatically change someone's life for the better.

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Traumatic experiences can happen at any time with no warnings. You never truly know what life has planned for you. This article isn't a plea to live in fear but rather inspiration and reminder that no matter how dark and scary your life might be, you can always find some light to guide you through the madness. For Max Barnhart, this light came through in the form of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. Max is a dedicated BJJ practitioner and highly qualified strength & conditioning coach that selflessly expresses his passion for this art by both teaching class and being a role model for his community.

Learn more about the effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu for mental health and physical wellbeing as well as specific strength and conditioning exercises for grapplers and a heart-wrenching story involving a tragic moment. This interview is filled with interesting topics and discussions around varies topics and benefits of BJJ.

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