Victoria, BC School District Approves Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Grade 10, 11 and 12 Students

In my years covering combat sports legal developments I’ve never delved down to the granular level of a local school district voting.  That said a local bit of combat sports news from Victoria BC seemed worth highlighting. The Greater Victoria School District, which operates 7 secondary schools (high schools), just approved Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as … More Victoria, BC School District Approves Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Grade 10, 11 and 12 Students

Ringside Doctor “No amount of boxing or MMA is good for the brain”

This week the Association of Ringside Physicians published the third installment of their Journal of Combat Sports Medicine (available on line to ARP members). Among the articles was a thoughtful piece by Dr. Nitin K Sethi, a neurologist and ringside physician, who discussed the tensions between ethical medicine and the duties of being a ringside … More Ringside Doctor “No amount of boxing or MMA is good for the brain”