Category Archives: Brazilian-Jiu-Jitsu

Chad Robichaux – Marine Special Forces, MMA & Jiu-Jitsu Fighter Overcoming PTSD

A man was barricaded in his house pointing a rifle at Chad Robichaux – the police officer who responded to the domestic violence call. “That morning, if you asked me what if a guy points a gun at me,” Chad … Continue reading

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Motivation: Stories on Life and Success from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts

New Release – Book Now Available This new book is a collection of intimate and sometimes shocking conversations about motivation with twelve Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts. The end result is twelve fascinating and unexpected stories about overcoming adversity and achieving … Continue reading

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Danielle Martin – Overcoming Adversity, The Journey of a Model Turned Black Belt

Danielle Martin makes life look easy in her stunning modeling pictures, but those images do not tell the story of her tumultuous journey to becoming the Jiu-Jitsu black belt she is today. In high school, Danielle was homeless and slept … Continue reading

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Bill “The Grill” Cooper – The Trials and Tribulations of a Fighter

Bill Cooper was watching the Lakers/Bulls game while his father and sister were arguing in front of the television. Bill was used to the yelling, so he ignored them until a Slurpee flew across the living room at his dad. When … Continue reading

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Javier Vazquez – The Making of a Shy Kid Turned UFC Cage Fighter

Fifteen seconds into the world championship fight, Javier Vazquez stepped forward for a single leg take-down, but when he planted his foot, his right knee buckled. Javier did not stop, instead he continued to drop his weight and took his … Continue reading

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