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Category Archive: Articles

Osvaldo ‘Queixinho’ On Running His Association & Split With Caio Terra

BJJ world champion Osvaldo “Queixinho” was recently a guest on the best BJJ podcast Grappling central podcast where he talked about various interesting topics including his start in Jiu-Jitsu,...

Fight Like A BJJ World Champion With These Competition Strategies

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Kayla Harrison’s Emotional Retirement Video Delivers Sharp Punches, Criticised New Judo Administration

    Kayla Harrison has just shared a very interesting video detailing her departure from the world of judo. Harrison appears to be heavily underwhelmed with the approach the new USA Judo...

Michelle Nicolini Talks Latest Sub At ONE, Must Fight Again Very Soon

    Michelle Nicolini has an impressive bjj resume but her MMA career is still in the build up phase. Recently she expertly stopped Irena Mazepa with an incredibly brutal armbar over at...

(Video) Fake Black Belt Uncovered, Teaching BJJ Class Labeled as “Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”

      Justin Nazaroff is a bjj practitioner from Novi, Michigan. He recently uncovered a local karate black belt teaching a class labeled Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and confronted the...

How To Fight A Bigger And Taller Opponent

In combat sports you will come across opponents with various body types. Can height be a big advantage for your opponent? yes and no. In this video, Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor...

Flashback: Osvaldo Queixinho Submitted Nate Diaz in 40 seconds in BJJ Match

    Back in 2012, in a black belt BJJ superfight Osvaldo Queixinho faced Nate Diaz at Gracie Open in Pleasant Hill , CA at the Gracie Open. Queixinho submitted the UFC fighter in 40...

How Looking at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Like A Relationship Can Help You Improve

by Nick Chewy Albin of www.chewjitsu.net       Do you ever experience training ruts or points where you lose your enthusiasm for Bjj training? This is the question that Erin sent in...

Vitor Belfort Set To Make Final Octagon Appearance In Rio Against Nate Marquardt

    Vitor Belfort is an mma legend. The 40 year old fighter from Rio De Janeiro Brazil went through many ups and downs. After many discussions about his retirement bout it looks like he has...

Tom DeBlass Denies Either Him or Gordon Ryan Are Doping

    The pictures of ripped Gordon Ryan have been circling the web for quite a while. The 21 year old Danaher Death Squad black belt has chiseled physique to say the least.   Quitting...

How To Escape The Anaconda Choke

  ZombieProof BJJ Nogi Technique by Kent Peters: Anaconda choke escape when the choke is locked in, high hips and circling is a quality reversal from turtle used by Eduardo Telles …  ...

Dean Lister’s Best Heel Hook Escape

  3x ADCC vet Dean Lister shows how to get out of the nastiest heel hook on the planet…  

(Video) Guy Walks In, Challenges 10th Planet Black Belt – Gets Owned

    A strange walk in recently challenged a 10th planet black belt Chai Sirisute to a duel following walking into his Long Beach 10th Planet bjj academy. Sirisute rose up to the challenge,...

Why Does Your BJJ Instructor Have To Be The Best On The Mat?

    Many beginners look at different gyms when they first start out. For majority of people preparing to join the dominance instructor asserts on the mat is a deciding factor. But what...

Leandro Lo Talks Gordon Ryan Fight, ADCC And What Comes next For Him

right side photo via Jude Abadi via Lo’s own instagram   Lo has been on an epic tear this year. Longtime considered one of the most interesting competitors to watch Lo has been steadily...

AJ Agazarm Reveals Dillon Danis Declined To Fight Him At Bellator, Weighs in on Marcelo Garcia Suspension

    AJ Agazarm doesn’t mince words, he’s also not too concerned about making himself out to be the good guy in situations. Just in the past few months he headbutted someone, was...

The Biggest Responsibility Of A Coloured Belt Towards Beginners

Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net What are the responsibilities of a colored belt in BJJ (Blue, Purple, Brown, Black)? This was the BJJ question that came in recently...

Tips On How To Pass An Impassable Guard

Photo: Emma Pursey We all have that training partner that is really flexible and whenever you roll with them, you spend a long time trying to solve the riddle of their guard… Sometimes the best...

Roger Gracie’s GAME CHANGING Detail To The Choke From The Back

Guess who’s back? The man who holds the most World titles in IBJJF history, Roger Gracie ! Gracie is the 3rd competitor added to the Pro League Heavyweight GP! Who will win the USD $40,000 grand...

Disabled Army Vet Ronald Mann: “With Jiu-Jitsu, I’m a world champion.”

    For Ronald Mann life was quite traumatic. He is an army veteran who lost a part of his left leg in a motorcycle accident in 1995. He told fox 5 :“Thirty days after the accident, I had...

Neck Cranks: The How To & Why You Really Shouldn’t

    In Brazilian jiu-jitsu certain type injuries prevail – commonly these are focused on neck, shoulder or knees. But what makes neck cranks different from almost any other submission...

Clark Gracie Talks Being Sneaky In BJJ and Developing Styles

    Clark Gracie is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor and member of the Gracie family. He is the grandson of Carlos Gracie, the founder and creator of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and first eldest son...

Navy Seal Rates BJJ as 2nd Best Martial Art for Self Defense, after A Gun

    BJJ has proven itself time and time again in risky situations. It enables the practitioner to think rationally in high risk situation as well as provides plenty of other benefits. When...

(Video)Referee Strikes Coach In Strange Altercation At Russian Wrestling Tournament

    Quite a few heated moments have happened in wrestling over the years. Just during the last Olympics there were couple strange incidents. Angry Mogolian Wrestling Coaches Strip Down In...