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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

A Weekend With a Jiu-Jitsu Legend

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 03.28.2016 | Sports
Lindsey Kesel

Since I started training jiu-jitsu at Gracie Technics in Honolulu, I've known that my teacher, Professor Rylan Lizares, earned his jiu-jitsu black belt under a grappling legend, Pedro Sauer.

How Campbell McLaren Spun UFC Into the American Cultural Milieu

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Long before the world embraced the UFC, Semaphore Entertainment Group (SEG) Executive Producer Campbell McLaren thrust mixed martial arts into the American media spotlight, launching the Ultimate Fighting Championship amid a campaign of controversy.

10 Reasons Why I Practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Peggy Nolan

My decade of 40 is nearing its end and it's been a great ten years of learning and growing. I got divorced. I battled breast cancer. I married the love of my life. I became a certified yoga teacher. I achieved both my first degree and second degree black belts in Muay Thai Kickboxing. When I turned 49, I asked, 'what's next?'

Caged -- A Book Review

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 02.21.2012 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

The link between the warrior and the scholar is an old one. Cameron Conaway is an experienced MMA fighter who also happens to be an award-winning poet. Caged is the memoir of his already exceptional life.