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Follow Kenny Kim as he travels around the world chasing stories of how Jiu Jitsu has changed people's lives. There is Food, Fun, and Incredible Redemption Stories in every new city.

Ep 1 - Depression & Anxiety vs Jiu Jitsu | Nashville

Kenny visits Liberdade Jiu Jitsu in Nashville, TN with special guest and UFC veteran Din Thomas

Ep 2 - Air Force Veteran Finds Jiu Jitsu | Charleston

Kenny visits Charleston to teach and train at Black Label Martial Arts in Charleston South Carolina

Ep 3 - The Future of Jiu Jitsu with Ricardo Liborio | Orlando

Kenny visits Orlando, Florida to meet a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend, Ricardo Liborio.

Ep 4 - 73 year old Jiu Jitsu Grandma | Birmingham

Kenny visits Birmingham, Alabama to meet the Instagram legend - Elaine Wynn aka Jiu Jitsu Grandma

Ep 5 - The American Dream | Columbia

Kenny visits Columbia, South Carolina to meet 3x Jiu Jitsu World Champion - Guybson Sa


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Kenny Kim

Kenny Kim

Kenny Kim is a seasoned and multifaceted Martial Artist who began his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey over two decades ago, earning him a Black Belt under Gracie Jiu Jitsu Master and Muay Thai Kickboxer Eddie Camden. Kenny resides in Marietta, Georgia with his wife and 4 year old son where he Owns and Operates the Kenny Kim BJJ Academy: a Premier Fitness and Self Defense Center that services all ages with Cutting Edge Facilities and a Family Friendly Atmosphere. Jiu Jitsu has helped shaped His Life and Mission; to date, Kenny Travels the World in order to inspire others and Share the thousands of success stories made on the very same mats that carved his journey.

Why Mat Made?

Kenny has traveled the world teaching and competing in Jiu Jitsu. As he was traveling he heard hundreds of incredible stories of how Jiu Jitsu had radically transformed people's lives. Stories of people who had overcome PTSD, Suicidal thoughts, depression and more. As Kenny would listen he would think to himself, "I wish I had a camera, so I could share these stories with the world".... And so, Mat Made was born.

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