In the Course of Grappling Events: Certain Unalienable Rights in BJJ

This is the first of a two-part essay on the rights and responsibilities of a BJJ practitioner.

At my college graduation, which took place on a beautiful Sunday morning in June, I mostly remember being hung over to the core of my very being. But I do also remember snippets of inspired, fly-be-free messages designed to motivate me and my classmates to go forth and do good in the world. Specifically, I remember our college president announcing that the students from our medical and business schools, and eventually we undergrads, were now the official recipients of MDs, MBAs, or BAs/BSs, “with all the rights and responsibilities pertaining thereto.”

Click here to

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.