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Slinging1008: Sling Golf

Slinging is the signature weapon of the ancient Chamorro people. We want to launch this sport to 1: Celebrate, Motivate, and Populate the cultural pursuit and practice of slinging stones and hopefully provide a powerful gateway experience towards the positives of ancestral rediscoveries. 2. Provide a gateway experience into the world-respected sport... [Read more of this review]

Welcome to Guam Fokai Japan Shachoo NACHI and family

ONE GOOD SPLIFF For more than the past 10 years, Whenever Guam folks go to Japan–from personal guided tours to helping coordinate accommodations and logistics for the Asian open Purebred JiuJitsu Guam , from the shadows, this guy always goes above and beyond to make sure to roll out the red carpet and make sure that everything is taken care... [Read more of this review]

Walk & Roll w/ Enson Inoue Across Japan

Walk & Roll w/ Enson Inoue Across Japan When word had hit the Japan MMA community that Enson Inoue was walking across Japan to help raise awareness in support of the recovery of Northern Japan from the tsunami–martial artists began contacting Enson to try and interact with him along the way–in this case Enson offered a free seminar... [Read more of this review]

Enson Inoue // YAMATO DAMASHII and Mission44

Several times throughout the year, Enson takes a 3hour drive to this orphanage in Fukushima to provide birthday gifts for children that have been left in the cold by the tsunami and/or irresponsible parenting. At times collaborating with concerned citizens around the world–in this case the Shooto Kings in Germany, his giving missions have earned... [Read more of this review]

One for the Boat Basin Guam Crew

Old school Boat Basin local that rose from the tailgates of post-surf Beer-B-Ques to become a successful lawyer and then onto the mats of BJJ. Taking a drink from the cup of life after another Gold Medal finish at the Heavyweight Purple Belt division in September 10th and 11th’s Asian Open in Tokyo Japan. Still can find this madman on surf spot... [Read more of this review]

Share JiuJitsu w/ Sara & Enson Inoue

From a perspective of a jiujitsu follower and fan for many years–This photo can speak volumes. The jiujitsu Enson Inoue was cultivated in a time when Jiujitsu was catered for full contact fighting and self defense. Sarah McCan came into jiujitsu where competitive BJJ as sport has stormed a receiving world with rules and guidelines that have... [Read more of this review]

Guelo Slinging Tutorial Capitol F (Acho Atupak) // The Fokai Shop Agana

Guelo Slinging Tutorial Capitol F (Acho Atupak) // The Fokai Shop Agana. How to use a Chamorro sling also known as Acho Atupak. How to use a sling // fokai // acho atupak    Read More →

Growth w/ Guam BJJ! Share Jiu-Jitsu

Growth w/ Guam BJJ! Share Jiu-Jitsu Purebred BJJ Guam makes a trip to the mecca at Purebred Japan. More than 15years ago. Enson Inoue The Purebred Shooto Gym Guam opened its doors. With a consistently growing number competing in the Asian Open, 40 competitors in this weekend’s event– Guam leads the way for... [Read more of this review]

B.J.Penn vs. Rodorigo Gracie RUMBLE ON THE ROCK Nov 20 2004

B.J.Penn vs. Rodorigo Gracie RUMBLE ON THE ROCK Nov 20 2004 BJ Penn vs Rodorigo Gracie RUMBLE ON THE ROCK Nov 20 2004 The Prodigy: First to bring the blackbelt gold Pacific Islanders in Jiujitsu competition, and first and only man to hold titles in two UFC weight classes–BJ Penn has been paving the way for Hawaiians and all other Pacific Islanders... [Read more of this review]

DK Wars Guam Winners

DK Wars Guam Winners   Super stoked to have some surf here for this rendition of DK Wars.. Unreal to see the evolution and fruition of Guam’s bodyboarding talent. Thanks and well done to the organizers of this event. Stoked to be on board. Looking forward to more . DK Wars Winners: Best Air: Kooks Best DK Barrell: Mike V Best DK Overall:... [Read more of this review]

Budo Videos BJJ Rolled Up Episode 46 with Steve Roberto Purebred Guam

ROCK & ROLL With this video of one of Guam’s Jiujitsu trailblazers – Stephen Roberto Budo videos’ (Rolled Up) , opens its second window with an in-depth view into the roots of Guam and Micronesia’s premier and pioneer Jiujitsu Academy. #13north144east #purebredjiujitsu #sharejiujitsu PART 1   PART 2  Read More →

FULL FIGHT VIDEO: Guam’s Baby Joe Taimanglo Bellator 159 win over Darrion Caldwell

FULL FIGHT VIDEO: Guam’s Baby Joe Taimanglo Bellator 159 win over Darrion Caldwell Play by play: Darrion Caldwell vs. Joe Taimanglo Round 1 Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy is the third man in the cage for tonight’s main event, which is a likely No. 1 contender bout for the bantamweight division. Caldwell swings and misses with some... [Read more of this review]

The Legend of Taga! FOKAI VOYAGER: “ROOTED” TINIAN BY JOSE QUAN

The Legend of Taga! FOKAI VOYAGER: “ROOTED” TINIAN BY JOSE QUAN The House of Taga (Chamoru: Guma Taga) is an archeological site located near San Jose Village, on the island of Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), in the Marianas Archipelago. The site is the location of a series of prehistoric latte stone pillars... [Read more of this review]

MMA-rianas: The Fighting Islands By Vicente “Ben” Salas II

We thought we’d share this article by Ben Salas via the Marianas Variety! Its a great read on MMA and the spirit of our fighting islands. Enjoy! MMA-rianas: The Fighting Islands By Vicente “Ben” Salas II From the Marianas Variety To fight or not to fight? That is a question’ FIGHT or flight. It is defined as “the instinctive physiological... [Read more of this review]

I Tinituhon Film

I Tinituhon is a Guampedia film produced by Fiesta Productions. It is a film based on Guam’s creation myth of Puntan and Fu’una. The film features Andrew Artero and Rita Nauta. I Tinituhon from Guampedia on Vimeo.    Read More →