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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Movement Takes Root in Arcadia
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Movement Takes Root in Arcadia

By Emily G. Peters Brazilian jiu-jitsu (known as BJJ) is one of the fastest-growing martial arts in the world. With Japanese roots, the sport flourished in Brazil under the Gracie family, who transformed jiu-jitsu into the grappling phenomenon known today. But you don’t need to travel far to get a taste—simply head to School Brazilian…

Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying
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Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying

By Jackie Contreras In an air-conditioned space on Huntington Drive, 17 kids did sit ups, pushups, and other warm-up exercises. With the quote “mind is gravity” written above them on a wall, the children carried on despite the intense heat outside. ZR Team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arcadia held Anti-Bullying Week last week with classes dedicated…