LinkedIn’s new San Francisco office has a gym for employees to fight Brazilian jiu-jitsu matches

The company’s SF office offers classes in Thai Boxing twice a week, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu once a week. (In case you’re wondering, Brazilian jiu-jitsu apparently removes all the striking elements of traditional jiu-jitsu and focuses on throwing and grappling, according to the Livestrong site).

With workmates like these, the term “bad day at the office” could take on a whole new meaning. But for those looking for a less aggressive workout, the LinkedIn gym also offers classes such in yoga and meditation.

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Article Credit: Alexei Oreskovic | Business Insider

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Nino Schembri
Nino “Elvis” Schembri is considered one of the most technical practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the history of the sport, holding the titles of the “Most Technical Competitor in ADCC 2001”, five times “Brazilian National Champion”, twice “Pan-American Champion” and twice “World Champion”. His BJJ training started at age of 5 years old, at 13 Nino was training elite and finally was promoted to the acclaimed rank of black belt at age of 20, under master Carlos Gracie. A successful path requires the right mentors.

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