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Freedom of Speech is gone. Please Download this image and post it everywhere you possibly can.

On Monday, September 16, I found and posted to Facebook, an instant classic and potentially VIRAL political satire drawing of Russian President, Vladimir Putin submitting Barack Hussein Obama II, President of the United States with an ARMBAR. The arm bar is a famous move from Judo, Sambo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Submission Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) made famous by The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

The post stated, “Politics aside, Click LIKE if you think it’s awesome an ARMBAR from Grappling/MMA was used in a major political satire campaign”. For some reason, Facebook removed the image with 687 likes and nearly 100 comments in less than 20 minutes from all my accounts without warning or explanation. It is a clear example of censorship and infringes on our First Amendment rights as Americans.

Please download this image and POST everywhere you can with tags like ww3, Obama vs Putin, world war 3, submission, ARMBAR, Mma, BJJ, Grappling

We cannot be afraid to express our views or share the political views of talented artists or Satirical cartoonists. If we simply want PEACE, we must be allowed to voice out opposition to war. I
Didn’t have a “horse in this race”, I’m not the artist, but when I see our rights being stripped from us as Americans, I must stand up and call it like it is.

Please don’t be afraid of tyranny, our founding fathers protected our rights and many died for those rights. If we don’t say anything, if we sit quietly while our rights are slowly stripped away, if we blindly follow war mongering leaders we do Not believe in, we become lemmings, sheep being lead to slaughter without any concern for our safety or future.

Yes, I don’t want World War 3, yes, I
Thought it was awesome that Putin was Armbarring President Barack Hussein Obama because Submissions and Armbars have crossed over into mainstream and YES, I firmly believe in the United States Constitution and pray every day for our government and websites like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, Twitter and all the rest to uphold those same principles and laws for the American people.

Most people I talk to know their fantasy football team stats better than the most important document in our nations history, so I’m posting our Bill of Rights below for ALL to read.

Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Amendment II
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Amendment III
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Amendment IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment VI
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense.

Amendment VII
In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

Amendment VIII
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Amendment IX
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

Amendment X
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that comprise the Bill of Rights.

Google translate for Russian visitors – we are ALL one, lets have peace on earth

Владимир Путин vs Barack Obama
Свободы слова нет. Пожалуйста, скачайте это изображение и разместить его везде вы возможно. В понедельник, 16 сентября я нашел и размещены на Facebook, политическая карикатура сатира

Путин против Обамы смешанным боевым искусствам и самбо болевым совпадать, чтобы избежать мировой войны 3

Обама, не моча от президента, который может надрать тебе задницу

Equality for Women in Competition in Grappling, Jiu Jitsu and MMA Plus The REAL History of Female Pro Divisions in ADCC and Grapplers Quest By Brian Cimins

Taking off the first few months of 2013 has allowed a lot of time of reflection about the past, present and future of Grappling and my overall life balance in general.  I’m proudly doing 1-2 hours per day of meditation to help quiet my mind, relax my body and heal my mind and soul.

Spending time with my two children along with working on several Coaching clients and the 2013 Grapplers Quest season keeps me busy, but not overwhelmed or stressed.

During one of my meditation sessions, I focused on remembering my proudest professional moments in life and wanted to share a few with you… 

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One of my proudest accomplishments and life moments was when Women could finally stand alongside Men at the “ADCC World Championships in 2005”. I’m proud that the “Professional Female Grappling” legacy has been maintained since inception, but It didn’t come easy and no one ever told the full story how it all came to fruition against all odds. 

I forgot how hard I struggled to petition and literally beg for Women to be involved in the first ever Abu Dhabi Combat Club  World Championship Grappling Event in the United States in May 2005. I remember overhearing, “The Event could never be held in Abu Dhabi again once Women were invited.” I couldn’t believe the resistance, but I refused to take NO for an answer. 

For two months, I battled with the ADCC committee, which was completely against allowing Women into the tournament until they finally approved the proposal for Women to Compete at ADCC, but sadly refused to pay the Female Purses.  I refused to give up, accepted their challenge of, “Approved But We Won’t Pay for it” and immediately sprung into action to secure the Female Tournament Purses and sponsorship for the ADCC 2005 in Long Beach, California.  I pushed hard, but in the early days, even $1,000 was a lot from a sponsor, so it was a long uphill battle.

kyra adcc-podiumOur one main sponsor who promised to cover ALL of the Women’s Purses, only to have them completely bail on us just three weeks before the competition, abandoning their investment into paying for the Women’s Cash Prizes, but we still didn’t give up. 

Gilberto from Jiu Jitsu Pro Gear (http://JiuJitsuProGear.com) and I (Brian Cimins from Grapplers Quest) paid for the Women’s Division Purses out of pocket from retail sales from the event because the ladies deserved the same honor and opportunity. I couldn’t let this opportunity pass for Women in Grappling, I knew it’s significance.

I would do it over, again and again, because I’m so glad to see how far the sport has come since the dark ages.   I never fully grasped how the “Women in ADCC” was actually a Gender Equality and Female Empowerment movement victory and was a turning point in the history of grappling. 

Sometimes when you are pushing forward so hard, down in the trenches, you forget to look up once in a while and realize all of the amazing people you met along the way and how many challenging situations you faced – and the Women of Grappling deserved the same spotlight, it was TIME.  Remembering this proud moment makes it all worth it for me. 

Another crazy memory popped up while writing this, I remembered that Alicia Anthony and Gazzy Parman and many of the Top Female Athletes in the Sport put together a Plaque and Beautiful book of hand written “Thank You” cards, but the ADCC Committee blocked the presentation of the award at the 2005 World Championships, so instead, the ladies presented it to me at World Grappling Games 2005 hosted by http://OnTheMat.com – that award meant the World to me and still proudly hangs on my wall today.

Ultimately, I want to Thank ALL of the amazing WOMEN who helped be pioneers for Submission Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and inspirations to many future generations to come. 

Searching through old Grapplers Quest tapes, I came across footage from  the first Professional Female No-Gi Grappling Tournament ever held in the World on Saturday, February 21, 2003 at Grapplers Quest, nearly two years before ADCC “approved” Women to compete alongside Men. 

To celebrate the historic moment for the “First Female Professional Grappling Tournament” and commemorate this historic moment for eternally, I will be posting all of these previously lost matches for Free on YouTube at: http://LiveGrappling.com during this week sponsored by Super Body Care (http://SuperBodyCare.com), Onnit Supplements (http://StressExpo.com) and Meditation and Hypnosis training from http://HowToHealYourLife.com

Thank you for believing in Grapplers Quest, the Sport of Grappling and yourselves – we are evolving and will continue to push through the peaks and valleys of life, together as one.

On the horizon, the first women’s match headlines UFC 156 with Rhonda Rousey. The future is bright for men and women alike in Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts!

With Your Happiness and Success in Mind Always,

Brian J. Cimins,

Founder of Grapplers Quest

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Ultimate Submission Rematch: Joe “Daddy” Stevenson vs. Kurt “Batman” Pellegrino Superfight, July 21 at 1PM in New Jersey Announced by Brian Cimins

Please listen to this interview and life strategy discussion with former UFC Fighters, Kurt “Batman” Pellegrino and Joe “Daddy” Stevenson who fought each other back in August 2007 to a decision-war, which could have gone either way. Kurt broke his hand on Joe’s face and Joe broke his nose – they are competitive and both submission grappling masters in their own right. We discuss some very important LIFE CYCLE discussions that need to happen for ALL FIGHTERS in their career.

On Saturday, July 21 at 1:00 PM in Morristown, New Jersey, they get to settle the score in a submission-only grappling superfight grudge rematch at the 2012 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals at the Mennen Arena. Get more information here: http://www.grapplersquest.com/events/gaspari-presents-2012-grapplers-quest-us-national-championships-2-day-event-weekend-huge-venu

Grapplers Quest CEO Leaks Submission Only Format for UFC Fan Expo Superfights and 4-Man – New Grapplers Quest Pro Rules!

Watch the video here:
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150918051982960&ref=notif&notif_t=video_processed

Grapplers Quest CEO Leaks Submission Only Format for UFC Fan Expo Superfights and 4-Man – New Grapplers Quest Pro Rules!

Look out for WORLDWIDE press release tomorrow with ALL the details and major superfights announced!

Get more event information here:
http://www.grapplersquest.com/events/grapplers-quest-ufc-fan-expo-july-6-7-las-vegas

2-Day Expo tickets are just $65 when you buy now at:
http://ufcexpo-GQ.eventbrite.com

SHOCKER in Overtime – One of the Most Strategic No-Gi Superfights of All-Time – Renan Borges (CBJJ World Champion) vs Fernando Viera (Abu Dhabi BJJ Pro World Champion) at 2012 Grapplers Quest Toronto

Abu Dhabi Pro World Jiu Jitsu Champion, Fernando Viera took on Brazilian Top Team Black Belt and CBJJ World Champion, Renan Borges (coached by Fabio Holanda from BTT Montreal) at the 2012 Grapplers Quest Toronto Championships in a 10 minute regulation Superfight which extended to a heart pounding five minute overtime with an epic battle to the end. Enjoy it, I loved being there LIVE, Canada really supported Grapplers Quest, it was a true honor to be there!

 

This was easily one of the best Grapplers Quest superfights in our recent history – I hope you truly enjoyed it.  If you like to watch exciting Grappling and Brazilian Jiu JItsu Matches, please subscribe to our YouTube channel at: http://LiveGrappling.com – Join us on Facebook at: http://GrapplingFans.com – Join us on Twitter at: http://Twitter.com/GrapplersQuest – For Upcoming Grappling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Wrestling events worldwide, visit: http://GrapplersQuest.com

RELATIONSHIP Question: Is your marriage Zombie Apocalypse proof? Brian Cimins

Ironically, just last year, the Centers for Disease control created a marketing campaign to help Kids understand the importance of being prepared for anything. The CDC commented, “it’s a fun new way of teaching the importance of emergency preparedness. Our new graphic novel, Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic demonstrates the importance of being prepared in an entertaining way that people of all ages will enjoy. Readers follow Todd, Julie, and their dog Max as a strange new disease begins spreading, turning ordinary people into zombies.”

The Centers for Disease Control last year slogan: “If you’re ready for the zombie apocalypse, you’re ready for any emergency.”

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Put the media scare tactic and frenzy aside and honestly ask yourself…

Is your marriage Zombie Apocalypse proof?

As the CDC says, if you are prepared for “anything”, you can get through ANYTHING ELSE together with some guidance, support and most importantly, a blueprint to guarantee success in life and marriage. To help stop the growing panic of many people I coach, I’m going to be posting some Emergency Preparedness Tips to combat ALL of the scare tactics being thrown at us in these trying times.

You are NOT alone!

I’ll be finishing up my relationship improvement book before end of year entitled, “The Warrior Wife Within” and offering free segments here to help strengthen and improve your relationship. I will also be offering coaching sessions starting in January of 2013 to married couples, business owners, and entrepreneurs. We are ALL navigating through life, some have a blueprint, but so many do not even have a plan for their career, let alone their spouse’s happiness or their own desire for a new hobby or sport. Some are lost, some will get help to write their life blueprint, many will not and continue to repeat the patterns of behavior that got them where they are NOW, which might not be where they wanted to be. I help change people’s patterns, their behaviors and re-charge their lives with mastery of human needs alone and have created massive change in many people’s lives in less than 2 hours with me.

Your Strategy Coach,
Brian J. Cimins

P.S. I get results, because I finally found what I’ve always wanted to do in life, “HELP OTHERS”, and my ultimate realization of what my true passion was in life took my “unlimited opportunities” or “sky’s the limit” to a whole different level with a stronger, “infinite universe” or “super-consciousness” level-mentality and frequency. When true happiness and positive energy and proper supplements flow through you, you operate at a different frequency, you think more clearly, you are more productive and you become more successful, guaranteed!

Finding My True Passion in Life – My Strategy and Life Coach Journey – Brian Cimins

ImageI love Grappling and with strong VISION, passion and burning desire, I created Grapplers Quest. It became everything I dreamt it would be and more – jam packed events worldwide, partnered with the Ultimate Fighting Championship to create UFC Fan Expo Grappling Tournaments, 26-Episode Television deal with FightNow, Events at Mandalay Bay and other Famous Casinos in Las Vegas, licensed UFC Fan Expo brand for first event Grappling Superfight DVD, amazing Sponsors like TapouT, Gaspari Nutrition, Zebra Mats, and Super Body Care and many other accolades and special moments in my life.

As a hobby, throughout my 15 years in the grappling and Mixed Martial Arts world, I have been coaching many of my friends and sponsors with sales and marketing techniques, brand development and how to effectively build strategic partnerships, but I always really flourished on a personal level with many of them. I saw when I focused on healing their personal lives and meeting their human needs, MASSIVE change occurred, not just in business, but in their personal relationships with their Children, Partners, Parents, Friends, Spouses, you name it.

In 2004, I went full time with Grapplers Quest and within 5 years all my dreams came true. I realized that MY QUEST (journey) came with many pitfalls and challenges that if not properly coached through the tough times by people like Bruce Buffer (UFC Announcer), Dan Caldwell (Punkass), my Mastermind mentor, Tony Robbins and Relationship Expert Chloe Madannes, I wouldn’t be where I am today.

I realized the POWER and great feelings that were generated when helping others was profound, something my father, Paul John Cimins always instilled in me. The more I helped others succeed, the better I felt, the harder I worked to help HEAL people’s lives, families and businesses, the BETTER I felt.

Starting in January 2013, I will be helping Business Owners & Entrepreneurs grow their Business, Achieve Better results, and Design Their Life Blueprint, personally and professionally, but most importantly, HELP YOU LOVE LIFE AGAIN!

Jeff Glover and Brian Cimins at IGJJF 2003

Future superstar and his biggest fan
The picture above is Jeff Glover and I at IGJJF 2003 (or 2004)

Thinking back to the 1st International Gracie Jiu Jitsu Federation Tournament back in the Summer of 2003, when one of our mutual friends, Gazzy Parman, introduced me to a very young and new Blue Belt competitor, Jeff Glover. I remember watching him in awe all day on Saturday watching him submit opponent after opponent with a no-time-limit format and then on Day 2 (Sunday) in the Absolute division competing for a Free Cruise, where I saw a “legal” slam nearly knock out my new friend under Rorion Gracie’s new Jiu Jitsu Event rules. I guess though, it might have been The Day a Grappling Legend Was Born – for sure it was the Day I’d never be able to forget the name Jeff Glover again.


Like many of you, yesterday, I received Jiu Jitsu Magazine and proudly saw Jeff Glover gracing the front cover. Jeff Glover is a 27-Time Grapplers Quest champion and holds the best grappling record in Grapplers Quest history, losing only 4 times over 8 years of active competition, nearly 6 events nationwide per year.

In 2009, Jeff Glover was signed to the UFC Fan Expo to compete in the first ever Grappling superfight in front of 60,000 fans live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas at Grapplers Quest – it was a dream come true, but that was Saturday, Jeff wanted to compete Friday too, winning his weight class and the Absolute Division in impressive fashion.

In 2010, Jeff Glover released a great 6-DVD series with Budo Videos, Jeff Glover’s Deep Half Guard available here: http://www.budovideos.com/shop/customer/product.php?productid=29007&cat=&page=1 with several other titles already in production.

I always believed in Jeff Glover, because I saw how much he loved grappling and how naturally it came to him, he was “The Natural”. I’m so very proud of you Jeff and always want you to know that you are a wonderful person who can achieve anything in life. Also, please know that Nanny* loves you like another Grandson and my Mother loves you like a younger son. Keep turning heads

Your friend, fan and promoter for life,
Brian J. Cimins, CEO
Grapplers Quest Worldwide

*Nanny is my 84-year-old grandmother who’s watched Jeff Glover compete since the very beginning. She described his excitement level on the mats comparing him to “A young Mike Tyson style aggressive grappler, I Love Him!”.

Grappling Autism Launches: In-House Academy Tournament Fundraising Program to Help Desperate Families in Need

My nephew, Jonathan Cimins was born on April 16, 2003 as a seemingly healthy, beautiful blue eyed baby boy. At 18 months old, soon after his booster vaccination, his speech rapidly declined, his behaviors started becoming repetitive, spinning for hours, jumping for hours, making strange noises and even seriously injuring himself without fear, we were lost. Sadly, he’s never been able to say, “Daddy, I love you,” but his father, Paul Cimins NEVER gave up Hope. UPDATE: On May 6, 2013, Jonathan said “Daddy” – check out: http://AutismRadio.org

Cimins’ mastery in the Culinary Arts as a graduate of Culinary Institute of America and consulatations with DAN Doctors and Nutritional Experts propelled him to create the world renonwn, “Autism Spectrum Diet”, voted “best tasting gluten free and cassein free recipes”. He sought out international Autism experts and doctors, herbalists, phychiatrists, alternative biomedical treatments and most importantly, family crisis support groups throughout the World. The family support radio show, Hope Saves The Day is free on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hope-saves-the-day/id368234896

There was very little information available, no health insurance support and no guidance or help for families who learned their child or children had Autism. There were no treatments or hope for many of these families. The Divorce rate amongst parents of Autistic Children is 75%. With one in 91 boys being diagnosed with Autism, now is more important than ever to help raise funds to directly support families. Other Autism organizations boast “awareness” campaigns, but lack in the true families that need their help the most.

Paul Cimins and the entire family is on a QUEST to help cure and treat Autism and help the families it can potentially devastate.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!


Grappling Autism was founded by Brian Cimins in 2007 to help raise funds for families with AutismRadio, a 5013c charitable organization you directly helps these families, most desperately in need of support, both emotionally and biomedically to help recover their child. Cimins is the President and Founder of Grapplers Quest currently donates $1 from every competitor worldwide directly to AutismRadio and with annual donations exceeding $10,000+ annually, still just helps ONE family per year, that’s how expensive Autism can be to treat properly.

Autism Families desperately need our support.
Instructors, Family and Friends come up to up to us every tournament and say, “How Can I help?” – here’s how:

Grappling Autism

In-House Tournament Fundraising Program to
Benefit AutismRadio.org to Help Desperate Families in Need.

Your $250 Direct School Donation includes:

TOOLS TO RUN THE EVENT:
– Tournament Bracketing Software ($50 value)
– 1 Flipper Scoreboard ($35 value)
– Referee Wristbands ($10 value)
– One Set of Competitor Ankle ($10 value)
– Guide How to Run an In-House Tournament
– Guide How to Plan and Market Your Event
– Guide How to Teach your Youth Students and their Families the Values of Charity

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS:
– How to get AMAZING local and national Press (PR) from supporting Autism
– Interview on Hope Saves The Day on AutismRadio (30,000 weekly listeners)
– News Promotion on GrapplersQuest.com
– News Promotion on GrapplingFans.com

Your SCHOOL Fundraising Goal:
To Raise $2,500+ per event for GRAPPLING AUTISM (AutismRadio, 501c3)
50 competitors at $50 each = $2,500 + $500 donation === $3,000
Note: This pays for 3 months of biomedical
treatment in Hyperbaric Chamber for one Autistic Child

Sign up your ACADEMY today to help support families in need and get the best possible exposure possible for your charitable good deed, don’t delay, go to: http://www.grapplersquest.com/products/grappling-autism-house-tournament-fundraising-kit-and-donation-autism-radio-501c3-charitabl

STAND OUT AMONGST YOUR PEERS,
HELP FAMILIES IN NEED,
AND HELP US MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE
FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM, GO TO:

http://www.grapplersquest.com/products/grappling-autism-house-tournament-fundraising-kit-and-donation-autism-radio-501c3-charitabl

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