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Chuck Norris and BJJ in the US

Recently a video has appeared on YouTube of Chuck Norris presiding over a Las Vegas Gracie Jiu Jitsu seminar in 1988. This video captures a moment in time in which Norris played a pivotal role in the growth of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the United States. But key facts are gotten wrong in this video, this article gets into the real story of how Chuck Norris helped spread Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Jiu-Jitsu History: Birth on the Battlefield

The Grappling Coverage Team gives us a brief introduction to the world famous Martial Art in part 1 in a series on the history of Jiu-Jitsu. Read more at Bloody Elbow.

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