Tom Hardy is a Hollywood actor known for movies like ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’.
He trained extensively in mixed martial arts (MMA) for the film ‘Warrior’.
Hardy has a genuine interest in martial arts and is involved in BJJ.
He competes professionally in BJJ and won a gold medal in an exhibition tournament organized by ‘REORG’, a charity for veterans.
Hollywood actor Tom Hardy has once again showcased his remarkable skills in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Over the weekend, Hardy emerged victorious in a highly competitive tournament and secured yet another gold medal for his collection.
The BJJ blue belt has already won four gold medals in three competitions during the last year.
Tom DeBlass has closely observed and coached Tom Hardy. According to him, the actor proves himself to be an exceptional student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Hardy’s commitment is evident through his consistent attendance, unwavering focus during drills, and his insatiable thirst for knowledge. He fearlessly asks questions when in doubt and displays a remarkable ability to absorb instructions.
DeBlass stated: “He shows up, he drills 100% of the time and truly is obsessed with learning. He asks questions when he isn’t sure, and he listens phenomenally when given directions.”
“Tom is very strong for his size, and he does not stop moving even when he gets tired. He trains like a man who has experienced a lot in life, and he has zero fear of looking bad. These are all very rare qualities in a blue belt.”
Tom DeBlass draws attention to the fact that Hardy has undoubtedly worked harder than the majority of individuals in his chosen field. He said: “I cannot help to point out, this is another example of the parallels that Jiu-Jitsu and life possess.”
“He has undoubtedly worked harder than 99% of humans in his chosen field, and he brings the same work ethic and willingness to learn on the mats.”
Tom Hardy’s dedication to learning extends beyond his exceptional talent. As a student, he does not expect any preferential treatment and humbly joins his fellow practitioners in class.
Hardy also won a gold medal at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open championships.
Despite his success, he remains humble, respects his opponents, and does not expect special treatment.
Hardy’s sportsmanship and camaraderie extend beyond the mats, as seen in his response to his opponent’s post on social media.