Brazilian Jiu Jitsu- A catalyst for recovery.

“…My first experience rolling with my instructor was earth shattering; I suddenly realized how vulnerable I was. I not only lacked the knowledge necessary to defend myself, I was mentally and physically incapable of doing so. For the first time in years I experienced a moment of clarity. JIu jitsu had shocked me back into the real world. ”

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Credit: Mackenzie Mitchell


About the Author:

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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