This year we have designed a medal inspired by an Amazonian Legend, the Muiraquitã, pronounced (muy-rah-kee-tan)
The Muiraquitã, a carved green frog-shaped stone, was used as an amulet by the Tapajós Indians to prevent disease and avoid infertility. Their popularity spread around the Lower Amazon Basin and through to the Caribbean, where Muiraquitãs from the Amazon state in Brazil were found.[...]
It is only when you look back in life that you realise the great things you have achieved, consistence is a virtue of the strong.
We are approaching the day of opening the registration to our Bournemouth BJJ Open 2015, and as a rule since our first event in 2004 I put all medals together and take photos to help promote the event. I have asked myself several times why do I do this..? Maybe I just [...]