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Basic Taekwondo Moves

Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee is the legendary martial artist who introduced Tae Kwon Do to the United States in 1962. He established a chain of martial arts schools in the Washington, D.C. area. In the 1970s, he developed his own style called Jhoon Rhee-style taekwondo. This style incorporated elements of both traditional, ITF taekwondo, and original…
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Weight Lifting and BJJ

First off, don't freak out.  We all know how much Brandon lifts and he will crush you.  That said, there are some practical needs for strength that need to be addressed. 90% of high level BJJ practitioners do some kind of weight training.  It might be low weight high repetitions or heavy.  Heavy without a…
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Gracie Raleigh Promo Trailer

Student and professional videographer Robert Kirk Wray is currently wrapping up shooting on a new Promo video for GR.  Here is a little taste: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10204998607103625&set=o.655163704495118&type=2&theater The full video is set to be released 10/14/14!  Be on the lookout and thanks to Kirk for doing this!
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Upcoming Grappling Events

  10/18/14 IBJJF Miami International Open 10/18/14 2014 NAGA US National Championships (Alabama)  11/01/14-11/02/14  IBJJF World Masters (California) 11/08/14 2014 NAGA North Carolina 11/15/14  2014 NAGA Mid South Grappling Championship (Tennessee) 11/15/14  Toro BJJ presents US Grappling Greensboro 12/13/14 US Grappling Submission Only Richmond (Virginia)  
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GR Pro MMA Fighter Daniel Branch’s next fight is coming up!

Daniel 'Head Case' Branch will be fighting his second pro match at the USFFC in Morganton, NC on November 8th.  We wish him well after a very good performance in his last fight.   Advanced ticket purchases are available at http://shop.battleforged.com/ If you use the code 'BRANCH21' you will get a discount on your tickets!…
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