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EDDIE BRAVO – INTERVIEW (REPOST)

EDDIE BRAVO

When he started taking jiu-jitsu lessons in 1994, inspired by Brazilian jiu-jitsu icon Royce Gracie’s dominance in the early years of the Ultimate Fighting Championships, Eddie Bravo was a guitar player just looking for a way to stay in shape so that he wouldn’t be a “fat rock star” when his band made it big. The band broke up, but Bravo’s jiu-jitsu blew up. He started smoking marijuana, which he readily credits with helping him develop his radical style of jiu-jitsu in his second book, Mastering the Rubber Guard, which offers step-by-step instructions on Bravo’s favorite jiu-jitsu techniques, as well ... Read More »

HARM REDUCTION

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The Zendo Project is a team of trained volunteers that provide a safe space for festival attendees who experience difficult psychedelic sessions or other psychological emergencies. These services are often referred to as “harm reduction”. Where a presence is offered at these festivals, volunteers develop their ongoing therapeutic training while actively sitting with people in need. This project shows the public that the psychedelic community is capable of dealing with the inevitable psychological emergencies exposed by potent entheogens such as LSD, psilocybin (mushrooms), and MDMA (ecstasy). NORML Athletics is well suited to provide harm reduction volunteers. Our members are often ... Read More »