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BJJ Journey: Black Belts Frankie Forza & Sonny Nohara Talk Sacrifices, Training Battles, and Growing On and Off the Mat

By Frankie Forza  Best estimate — Sonny Nohara and I were two of the first 3,000 people in the world to earn a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  The truth is — every time I rolled with Sonny Nohara in practice, I wanted to beat him, dominate him.  Unfortunately, Sonny usually got the better of…

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Oron Kahlon: One of Israel’s Top Fighters Talks UFC Quest, Unbeaten Pro Record, Owning 6 Black Belts

Oron Kahlon, one of Israel’s top fighters, sports a sterling 16-0 pro record yet is largely unknown outside of his homeland because he’s predominantly feasted on competition in the Middle East.  Blessed with movie star good looks and James Bond-esque mystique (literally), the 32-year-old Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt seems perfectly suited to shooting commercials…

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Robert Drysdale and Frank Forza: Two Black Belts and A Mic

BJJ black belts Robert Drysdale and Frank Curreri Forza team up once again to produce a fast-moving, thought-provoking LIFEJITSU podcast tackling a wide range of issues. You can listen at iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lifejitsu-art-of-life/id1370299516?mt=2&i=1000418795954 You can also listen to the tw0-hour, two-part podcast on the Anchor app. Topics discussed include: What’s the best age to start kids in…