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The first question I think I should answer is what is MMA? MMA stands for mixed marshal arts. Back in the day – I’m talking about in the 1990s I used read a magazine called COMBAT – there used to…

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If you were anything like me you might have done the following : 1) Buy a judo GI 2) Buy a GI that shrunk to a 10 year old. 3) Buy a karate kimono that ripped on first use. 4)…

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For those of you who know me you’ll know I’m based in Qatar a small Emirate in the Gulf. BJJ unlike in Abu Dhabi has little if any support from the sporting authorities and much of what has been established…

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Let’s be honest most people hate a salesman and I’m no exception. They make promises and come out with a ton of claims which to some extent aren’t totally true. I know I’ve spoken about the marketing strategies of Lloyd…

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This is a question that has haunted me for erm… years now – yes I’ve been trainingin BJJ for about 2-3 years on and off.   Why is it I can’t submit easily?   I’ll occasionally catch a newby in a submission.…

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