Americans Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler were on a train from Amsterdam to Paris when a man armed with an AK-47 rifle with nine magazines and a box cutter started attacking passengers. The trio took the terrorist to the ground, disarmed him, and subdued him, with no loss of life. Spencer Stone, a Jiu Jitsu student, was the first to confront the terrorist and ultimately subdued him with a rear naked choke.

The next time you’re tired and deciding whether or not you want to come in to class, just think about all of the positive things you can do in life as a martial artist.

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