Barra da Tijuca, Brazil | February 1, 2016

Students practice Jiu Jitsu at the Gracie Barra Praia - quite possibly one of the most amazing outdoor settings that one can find to study and roll.

@trfoley37 and I got held up a day in Brazil after our flight was canceled - and we made the most of it! All these images are part of a worldwide survey of fighting sports that symbolize conflict resolution through sports.

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