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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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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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