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New Article: Gracies vs Bullies

May 24, 2011

Rener Gracie spotlighted in Black Belt Mag's 50th Anniversary Issue

By Robert Young:

Was it a sign from the budo spirits or just a coincidence?
Thirty minutes before I interviewed Rener Gracie for this article, I spotted a story online in the March 11, 2011, edition of the British newspaper The Telegraph. It reported that President Barack Obama admitted to having been bullied as a child, mostly because of his big ears and unusual name. Obviously, he was able to resolve it on his own. For those kids-and parents-who need help dealing with the problem, the martial arts community is fortunate to have the Gracie Bullyproof program.

Who founded Gracie Bullyproof?
I named it, and my brother Ryron and I formatted it for at home learn ability, but the Gracie family has been bully proofing men, women, and children for 85 years. We've always felt privileged to have been brought up the way we were, and we wanted to give parents the ability to empower their children the Gracie way-from their homes...to continue click here.