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BJJ’s Cradle, Rio de Janeiro: Now is the time to visit!

BJJ's cradle, Rio de Janeiro: Now is the time to visit! Rio de Janeiro is the cradle of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and an incredible city, with much to offer. No matter if you have visited before or have been dreaming of a jiu-jitsu vacation in the marvellous city, now is the time to be here. Ready to…
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Jiu-jitsu Hostel Guest Profile #1

The Jiu-jitsu Hostel, Connection Rio would like those who are abroad to have a better grasp on who stays with us here in the cradle of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. We are now releasing a series of guest profiles written by those who are currently at Connection Rio or have spent time with us in Rio de…
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Review of Connection Rio BJJ Hostel

When asked; 'what does CR mean for me?' it seems immediately fairly obvious ... Jiu-jitsu! A kind of hub where like minded people with a common interest can come, regardless of ability, and take advantage first hand of the decades of combined knowledge and experience that Rio has to offer. However, having spent an extended…
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Jiu-Jitsu in Bend, Oregon: Connection Rio Academy Opening Soon!

Jiu-Jitsu in Bend, Oregon: Connection Rio Academy Opening Soon! After much planning and research Connection Rio Jiu-jitsu Academy is about to arrive in the city of Bend, Oregon - USA.  Connection Rio BJJ Hostel Founder, 2nd degree jiu-jitsu black belt Dennis Asche is a native Oregonian, raised in Central Oregon. After more than a decade…
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