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Gracie Barra instructors explain how jiu-jitsu can improve character in addition to athletic ability | Community Voices

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Picture courtesy of Gracie Barra Springfield
Gracie Barra is located at 1665 Wabash Ave Suite G in Springfield, Ill.

Instructors Peter Curtis and Steffen Smith sat down with Logan Bricker from Community Voices to discuss the wide world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, its history, health benefits, and how you can train to excel in not only the dojo but whatever you put your mind to.

Logan Bricker is a student at the University of Illinois Springfield studying journalism. He also assists the Community Voices team at NPR Illinois.
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