Tag Archives: Team Lloyd Irvin

The Dangers of Nationalism Within Martial Arts

Over the past few weeks I’ve seen the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community run feverishly through the Lloyd Irvin saga. While this situation is undoubtedly a polarizing topic, that has brought out…

Dj “Kimura Kid” Jackson Wins First Black Belt World Title

On Sunday, November 4th, DJ Jackson solidified his name in the record books as another American Black Belt World Champion at the Nogi World Championships. DJ is no stranger to…

View From The Top: Keenan Cornelius Refuses to Lose

When I met Keenan Cornelius, I immediately felt like I knew him. I had seen him around on the mats at competitions but didn’t have much of an impression of…