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Welcome back to another exciting episode of DISSOWNED. Today, we're diving headfirst into a highly contentious topic in the world of sports – MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, focusing on the participation of transgender individuals.
With us is the formidable Robert Zorlu, a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu, owner of the renowned TAO Jiu-Jitsu academy in Sun Valley, California. Robert brings not only his martial arts expertise to this discussion but also an enriching personal background. He is a native of Burbank, California, where he completed his education at Burbank High School. A devoted family man, he enjoys the love and support of his wonderful wife and two beautiful children.
Today, our conversation circles around the critical issue of transgender individuals' participation in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu. We'll explore why this could potentially have a negative impact on the sport and delve into the risks involved, given the intense, physical nature of these martial arts.
Make sure you stick around for this insightful conversation where we unpack the intersections of self-defense, competitive fairness, and inclusivity in sports.
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