The Soul of Jiu Jitsu
In 2013 Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood joined with filmmaker Stuart Cooper to create the 'Spirit of Jiu Jitsu’, a short-film about the BJJ lifestyle that was shot in Phuket, Thailand.
The film became very popular and there were several requests to create a sequel.
After much planning and preparation we managed to get to Japan in late 2016 to shoot ‘The Soul of Jiu Jitsu’.
John Wayne Parr and Joe Rogan training and talking about YouTube commenters
Video & audio taken from the Joe Rogan Experience podcast #714 with guest John Wayne Parr
A short bio on Steve Maxwell, World leading fitness guru and one of America's first Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belts.
Filmed at Jiu Jitsu Kingdom, Sydney, Australia
Jeff The Machine Huang
One of the first pro fighters to step through the AKA Thailand doors, Jeff 'Machine' Huang has put his heart and soul into his fight career.
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #1 - Songkran War - Red Light District
We do battle in the Red Light District, while pulling no punches, in the first episode of the all new Real Quick w/ Mike Swick! Filmed on location in Phuket, Thailand during the annual Songkran festival.
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #2 - Wake A Moment
Between training sessions at AKA Thailand, the guys challenge each other wake boarding at Phuket Wake Park and it doesn't go well. Mike Swick, Marc Bogutzki & Ad Earnshaw can't be more competitive! Shot on location in Phuket Thailand.
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #3 - Muay Thai Life Abroad
In the course of 9 days, Ad fights 2 Championship Pro Muay Thai fights, meets some fun ladyboys, parties at one of Phuket's most exclusive night clubs and the guys try their hand at acting! This is the life of Ad Earnshaw, enjoy!
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #5 - Big Nog & Rafael Cavalcante
In this episode, Rodrigo Nogueira drops into AKA Thailand to visit longtime friend Mike Swick and brings Rafael Cavalcante along. After a warm welcome, Minotauro and Feijao do what they do best and conquer the gym with their renown BJJ skills.
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #6 - Javier Mendez Visits AKA Thailand
AKA founder Javier Mendez joins Mike Swick to finally see Swick's dream, AKA Thailand, for first time since the opening. The guys also go to a local Muay Thai fight where Dillon takes a tough fight on 30 minute notice, and steps in the ring to put it all on the line!
Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #7 - Phuket Vegetarian Festival - Body Mutilation
Graphic and self mutilation at the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival! Don't say we didn't warn you!
Soa Palelei: The Hulk vs. Bigfoot - Ep #1: Hulk Smash At AKA Thailand
Soa "The Hulk" Palelei takes us along with him during his fight camp at AKA Thailand for his main card showdown with Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC 190 in Brazil.
Soa Palelei: The Hulk vs. Bigfoot - Ep #2: Island Life
After a tough week of sparring, The Hulk shows off his pad at Pier 42 and takes Mark Hunt and gang to Surf House for a relaxing break from the grind.
Soa Palelei: The Hulk vs. Bigfoot - Ep #3: The BBQ Beatdown
Soa "The Hulk" Palelei shows us his weekend padwork routine with Kru Chalee at AKA Thailand before having a BBQ with Mark Hunt and the crew at the Fight Lab Villas.
Soa Palelei: The Hulk vs. Bigfoot - Ep #4: The Hulks Birthday Bash
After a hard sparring session in the morning, the team surprised the Hulk with a birthday cake at the Contender Cafe. Soa is a day from his UFC 190 main card showdown with #10 ranked heavyweight contender Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.
Soa Palelei: The Hulk vs. Bigfoot - Ep #5: Goodbye Phuket, Hello Rio
Soa "The Hulk" Palelei enjoys his last days in Thailand before heading to Rio de Janeiro for UFC 190 by taking a speedboat around Phuket and getting some padwork in with the Thai trainers.
Jon Fitch In The Jungles Of Thailand
MMA World Series of Fighting Welterweight champion Jon Fitch takes in the Phuket experience in our corner of paradise. Fitch shared his knowledge with a seminar here, before seeing a bit of what it's like in Thailand.
Muin Tajik Gafurov Highlight At AKA Thailand
Muin 'Tajik' Gafurov is a professional MMA fighter from Tajikistan who fights for ONE Championship.
He has been training at AKA Thailand for his upcoming fight on the 15th April 2016 in Manilla, Philippines
Warren has been training at AKA Thailand for the last 4 and a half weeks in preparation for his upcoming fight against UFC vet Curt Warburton on November 28th, 2015.
Gracie Humaita Australia HQ
Gracie Humaita Australia Head Quarters has recently been upgraded! Check out some of the fantastic new features!!! Open to all members at no extra cost!
Filmed by Doug Rothwell
Richy Walsh Highlight 2016
Highlight video of welterweight UFC fighter 'Filthy' Rich Walsh
Punching Parko's has been an exciting project led by Adrian Unger out of VT1 Academy and a huge success despite only being our 3rd month in.
Its been fun, challenging and extremely rewarding seeing such a huge improvement in the participants lives.
Most importantly If you know someone with Parkinson's of any level please contact us so we can get them in and make a difference in their lives
VT1 UFC debut - Richard Walsh, The Resnekov Brothers
UFC TUF NATIONS FINALE
Richard Walsh UFC Debut
Richy Walsh, TUF Canada vs Aus
Training and interview footage of The Ultimate Fighter Canada vs Australia's Richy Walsh.
Trained by the Resnekov brothers out of VT1 Academy in Sydney.