Martial arts are a huge source of inspiration for people. This is why it’s always exciting to see people who are still active in very late age as well as those who are just now taking it up. You might remember these 3 stories from earlier this year.
Now a similar story has emerged as 71 year old Alan Jones who trains and coaches in Cardiff keeps on competing in Judo!
BBC Sport Wales meets Alan Jones – the 71-year-old going for gold at judo’s Veteran European Championships.
Jones, who trains and coaches in Cardiff, has won bronze at the past two tournaments.
A true OG of BJJ, Kurt Osiander is a Ralph Gracie black belt who is the head instructor at the Ralph Gracie Academy in San Francisco. The outspoken Kurt Osiander is one of the most well-known instructors in the world and certainly has a tough old school BJJ game. Kurt recently released his first instructional series for BJJ Fanatics entitled Fundamentals of a Jiu Jitsu Renegade where he teaches his no BS and hard nosed approach to BJJ. Now grab yourself a copy of Fundamentals of a Jiu Jitsu Renegade and be sure to add code ‘BJJEE’ to get 10% off!