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Category Archive: Strength & Conditioning

French BJJ Champ Hugo Fevrier: “You Have To Work Your Grip. A Strong Grip Gives You Control Of The Fight.”

Interview on grip conditioning with Hugo Février, Black belt and founder of Tropa de Elite in Mandelieu. Also great insight from Bagetch, Purple belt. For English Subtitles, open in in youtube...

Strength & Conditioning Circuit In Preparation For IBJJF Europeans 2013

This is a nice S& C circuit that Boa Team from Monaco are doing in preparation for this year’s Europeans. Note that the exercises are all BJJ Specific:

How Bigger Muscles Will Slow You Down And Gas You Out In Jiu-Jitsu

By Guillaume Huni In my years training Jiu-Jitsu, I’ve experimented with different weight classes and was able to measure the impact of extra muscle mass on my Jiu-Jitsu performance. Many...

Top 4 Functional Conditioning Tools For BJJ

If you want to get better at Jiu-Jitsu you should do more Jiu-Jitsu. As Caio Terra said, technique is the most important. The mistake that a lot of people do when doing strength and Conditioning is...

Are Olympic Lifts Appropriate For BJJ?

Seeing Roger Gracie doing Olympic lifts during his preparation for his Metamoris superfight with Marcus Buchecha, make s us wonder what are the benefit of Olympic lifts for BJJ. Powering through...

Testosterone Usage in BJJ: The Fine Line Between TRT, PEDs, and Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone

Testosterone is a steroid hormone that is naturally produced by our bodies. In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as the testis and prostate as...

How bodybuilding type training doesn’t help your BJJ game

Source: Rich Mejias for BJJ.org Does your routine look a little like this? Monday:         Chest and Triceps Tuesday:        Back and Biceps Wednesday:   OFF Thursday:      Legs and...