Tom Brady took everyone by surprise when he won a jiu-jitsu tournament. Proving he is as much of an action star in real life as he is in movies, he took home the medal. He has now come clean about how this martial art helped his addiction issues.
On Wednesday, Tom passionately wrote on Instagram about the beneficial effects the martial arts had had on his life. As a member of the international non-profit group REORG, he took part in the competition. He composed a lengthy paragraph in which he disclosed his prior issues with substances.
“Addiction is difficult and complex stuff to navigate; as is mental health. Subjects which are both deeply personal for me and extremely close to my heart. It is an honour to be able to represent the charity and my team REORG and the great work they do supporting the mental health and well-being of veterans of service, military and first responders through the therapeutic benefits of Jiu Jitsu and fitness training.”
Tom previously discussed his 2003 drug and alcohol rehab admission and subsequent 25-year sobriety. In a frank interview with the Daily Mirror in 2017, he claimed that booze would undo all of his hard work. Tom also praised the work of the international non-profit REORG in another Instagram post, claiming that it had improved the lives of countless individuals.
Hardy demonstrated his physical prowess while competing in the UMAC Milton Keynes BJJ Open 2022. He had made a covert arrangement to participate in the battle at a nearby school’s gym. The Hollywood star stunned the crowds when he appeared in a blue jiu-jitsu gi.
The “Mad Max” star miraculously battled his way to the championship match. He easily defeated the opposition and took home the gold with a stunning arm bar. He was shown holding up his gold medal and the certificate that bore his full name, Edward Hardy.
It’s hard for an individual to be responsible when it comes to their addiction. Acknowledging his past of drug and alcohol usage, Tom has made an example of himself. This will be a moment of enlightenment for many who are struggling with similar issues.
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