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Just One Child Social Project Keeps Kids Out of Crime

Professor Valmir Silva, the head of the Just One Child social project in São Paulo is well versed in the street life. in the best way that he knew how. In 2014, he started the Just One Child Social project, so he could introduce more kids and young adults to jiu-jitsu.

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Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu: African On Fight

There is nothing cheap or easy about climbing the rankings in international federations like IBJJF or UAEJJ.  That’s why local competitions like African On Fight by Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu that promote local athletes are so important to the growth of the sport.

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Ladies from the Projects stand out in the IBJJF Brazilian Nationals

Veteran competitors Larah Bandeira from Terere Kids Project and Ashley Ribeiro from Project Stone put on amazing performances at the 2021 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals. These young ladies both dominated in their respective weight divisions, claiming titles that will help them raise in the international rankings.

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Tim Spriggs Crowned WNO Heavyweight Champion

Tim Spriggs ran through the competition to claim Flograppling’s WNO Heavyweight title and the accompanying 30k check. nranked, under-rated, and under-appreciated by mainstream media because of the inherent burden that being a Team Lloyd Irvin athlete brings, Tim went into this match with zero to no love and came out with all the respect.

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Black Belt The Movie About Fernando Terere

We hope you haven’t forgotten about the long-awaited movie about the legend and 5x World Champion Fernando Terere. COVID kept the film crew from traveling to the U.S. for some of their final shots and for a while, it seemed like the whole crew had disappeared. Luckily that is not the case! 

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IBJJF Policies Ban African and European Black Belts from the 2021 Worlds

Full-time athlete Yasmira Pires Dias (Yas) from the Brazilian Power Team (BPT) in Portugal, like any other athlete, is hungry for the chance to claim that World Title. When we first met Yas at the 2019 Europeans she was making her way through the crowd on crutches, there to support her teammates in any way she could. Now she’s fully recovered and ready to rise up in the IBJJF rankings, but when she reached out to the organization to see what she could do about these unattainable qualifying points, she was met with indifference.

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Just One Child Social Project Keeps Kids Out of Crime

Professor Valmir Silva, the head of the Just One Child social project in São Paulo is well versed in the street life. in the best way that he knew how. In 2014, he started the Just One Child Social project, so he could introduce more kids and young adults to jiu-jitsu.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu: African On Fight

There is nothing cheap or easy about climbing the rankings in international federations like IBJJF or UAEJJ.  That’s why local competitions like African On Fight by Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu that promote local athletes are so important to the growth of the sport.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Ladies from the Projects stand out in the IBJJF Brazilian Nationals

Veteran competitors Larah Bandeira from Terere Kids Project and Ashley Ribeiro from Project Stone put on amazing performances at the 2021 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals. These young ladies both dominated in their respective weight divisions, claiming titles that will help them raise in the international rankings.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Tim Spriggs Crowned WNO Heavyweight Champion

Tim Spriggs ran through the competition to claim Flograppling’s WNO Heavyweight title and the accompanying 30k check. nranked, under-rated, and under-appreciated by mainstream media because of the inherent burden that being a Team Lloyd Irvin athlete brings, Tim went into this match with zero to no love and came out with all the respect.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Just One Child Social Project Keeps Kids Out of Crime

Professor Valmir Silva, the head of the Just One Child social project in São Paulo is well versed in the street life. in the best way that he knew how. In 2014, he started the Just One Child Social project, so he could introduce more kids and young adults to jiu-jitsu.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu: African On Fight

There is nothing cheap or easy about climbing the rankings in international federations like IBJJF or UAEJJ.  That’s why local competitions like African On Fight by Arte VIP Jiu Jitsu that promote local athletes are so important to the growth of the sport.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Ladies from the Projects stand out in the IBJJF Brazilian Nationals

Veteran competitors Larah Bandeira from Terere Kids Project and Ashley Ribeiro from Project Stone put on amazing performances at the 2021 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals. These young ladies both dominated in their respective weight divisions, claiming titles that will help them raise in the international rankings.

Read More »
Favela Jiu Jitsu News

Tim Spriggs Crowned WNO Heavyweight Champion

Tim Spriggs ran through the competition to claim Flograppling’s WNO Heavyweight title and the accompanying 30k check. nranked, under-rated, and under-appreciated by mainstream media because of the inherent burden that being a Team Lloyd Irvin athlete brings, Tim went into this match with zero to no love and came out with all the respect.

Read More »

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