November Catch-Up Part 2

Whilst I love writing articles for my readers sometimes other people say things just a little bit better than me! Or at least are better placed to say them! So here’s my round-up of the blog, stories, and articles you might have missed of the last couple of weeks or I just think you might find useful!

Jiu-jitsu marches towards Olympic dream with 2022 Youth Games in its sights – N Sport – An update on one approach to get Jiu-Jitsu into the Olympic Games.

Judo Black Belt vs BJJ Black Belt: Differences and Similarities – BJJ Motivation.Com – An interesting article exploring the advantages and disadvantages between the two if they meet on the mat.

Good Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Always Pretty, and Pretty Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Always Good – A Skirt on the Mat – A blog that explores why you jiu-jitsu wont always be pretty and glamorous

Quintet set to return with PRIDE vs UFC event – Bloody Elbow – I do enjoy the Quintet events so it will be interesting how this MMA focused edition turns out in December.

Preview ! Grapplefest 7 – Wardzinski vs Jones – Fighters Market – A review of this weekends Grapplefest event

Random Information
The Game Changers Review – A Scientific Analysis – Biolayne – Not so much random information but social media has be talking about this documentary a lot so here’s one breakdown of it.

The Unknowns of Jiu-Jitsu: Part Two – Revolution BJJ – A slightly fun article looking at the things you discover in BJJ. I am including it for highlighting the importance of Hall and Oates in BJJ

What I’m listening to….
The Grappling Life Podcast this week features my long suffering training partner Aaron Chatfield. Luckily his other adventures include being a well know MC, an experienced martial artist and quite possibly the worst referee in the history of the UFC

Technical Takeaway
Tye Ruotolo made waves at the recent ADCC and recently defeating Vagner Rocha. This weekend he appears at Grapplefest so here is a video of one of his De La Riva passes


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