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How often should I train BJJ?

Once people sign up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu here at Gracie Smeaton Grange, they often fall into one of two categories. Some become addicted to BJJ...
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BJJ: Health and fitness benefits of martial arts

There are many reasons to train martial arts. Some want to hone their self-defense skills, while others look for a sport they can sink their...
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What’s the difference between BJJ and Wrestling?

What martial art is best for you? A lot of that will come down to a preference: Do you want to learn how to grapple,...
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Bully proof your children: BJJ and bully defence

Self-defense skills are valuable for any stage of life, but they’re perhaps most essential, both physically and emotionally, for children. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or BJJ, is...
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Jacob Malkoun set to fight Phil Hawes at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi

Jacob Malkoun has a name and a date for his UFC debut. Sources close to the situation have confirmed with FNA that Malkoun will fight...
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BJJ: How long will it take me to get a black belt?

Gracie Smeaton Grange is home to grapplers across the entire south west of Sydney. Whenever someone joins our family, one simple question inevitably comes up:...
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Tips for BJJ white belts

If you’re on this page, there’s a good chance you’ve just started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or are considering doing so. Tips for white belts are important,...
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BJJ vs. Taekwondo vs. Karate: Which is right for you

Gracie Smeaton Grange is home to some of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in New South Wales, but there are more martial arts out there....
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