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[FITFIND] Harold Ko

HAROLD! I honestly didn’t expect that he would agree to do this. I was to shoot him back in 2013 but he kept pushing so I thought he wasn’t keen. He was in boxing and Muay Thai previously, but finally found his path in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ). Also, he tore his retina in boxing before, so […]

[FITSPO] Emma Xiong

#absgamestrong Emma Xiong was getting a little pudgy around the waist after moving to Singapore for about four months, so she decided to look for a gym to work out at. Through her search on the internet, she stumbled across Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and thought it interesting. Coincidentally, her friend also suggested it to her. Curious, she tried […]

TECHNIQUE BREAKDOWN: How to defend yourself with BJJ moves

TECHNIQUE BREAKDOWN: How to defend yourself with BJJ moves by Shane Suzuki When someone attacks you from behind When someone grabs you from behind suddenly, immediately step your nearest leg behind him so your hips are positioned behind his. Reach for his hip with your nearest hand and bend your knees. Pull him up by […]

5 unique sports you should try with your partner

I always recommend couples to exercise together – there are so many benefits of working out together. Added motivation, closer bonding, more quality time – why not? Thinking of taking up a sport together? Instead of just running or hitting the gym, here are five sports which I feel are very suited for couples: 1) […]

[BEHIND THE SCENES] FHM Upgrade SINGAPORE cover shoot of Bruno Pucci

Bruno Pucci is easily one of the most good-looking fighters on the roster of Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, ONE Fighting Championship. The 24-year-old Brazilian featherweight from the prestigious Evolve Fight Team is gracing the cover of September’s FHM Upgrade Singapore magazine and I had the absolute privilege of writing the cover story! […]

Ground Game: BJJ black belt Shane Suzuki

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) black belt Shane Suzuki is the BJJ head coach of Fight G. The Japan-born of mixed heritage moved to Singapore in 2008 and has been here ever since. He came to Singapore with a blue belt but worked his way through, winning the World Pro at purple and brown belt of his weight […]

Harold Ko juggles work and training in aim of becoming BJJ World Champion 2015

Training to become a world champion, or even just training as an athlete, requires a lot of hard work, dedication, discipline, focus and in Harold Ko’s case, time management. The centre manager of fitness hub R-evolution has to balance a hectic schedule of running the place five days a week and training every day. When […]