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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Wrestler Loses State title, Then Hugs His Opponent’s Dying Father & Wows The Crowd

    After a high school wrestler lost the state title, his kind gesture toward his opponent shocked the crowd. He knew about his opponent’s father’s condition and after the match...

Police Officer Tries To Arrest A Resisting BJJ Black Belt

  DenverMartialArts.com in conjunction with LightningKicks.com and Centurian Modern Law Enforcement Subject Control utilizing modern hand to hand combat tactics to train police on real world...

Kron Gracie: ‘I Believe That The Earth is Flat’

  BJJ champion and up and coming MMA fighter Kron Gracie believes that the world is flat. The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth’s shape as a plane or disk....

Bow & Arrow Choke Hail Mary Escape!

  Tim and time again shows that bow and arrow choke is by far one of the most powerful and most fearsome submissions in the game. It’s used everywhere and at all levels and by literally...

Judo’s ‘Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi’ Modification For MMA & No Gi Grappling

  Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of mmacoach.net, shows how he modified a judo throw called “Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi” for MMA and Grappling and made...

Xande Ribeiro vs Adam Wardzinski (Final) Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London 2017

Wardziński Adam vs Xandre Ribeiro finał 94kg adult. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London 2017.

The Respectful & Disrespectful Way To Invite A Higher Belt To Roll

Each BJJ academy has their own set of specific rules. Some schools require students to face the wall while tying their belts, or to ask permission to go to the toilet or to have a sip of water. A...

Study: Demian Maia’s Highly Efficient Wrestling

  UFC Welterweight Demian Maia has arguably some of the best wrestling in the UFC. He has taken down some of the best wrestlers in the UFC like Chael Sonnen, Jon Fitch (numerous times), Rick...

BJJ Competitor Forgets To Remove Phone From Gi!

A quick reminder to competitors, just make sure your pockets are empty before stepping on the mats 😉 This happened at this Year’s Pan.   A quick reminder to competitors, just make sure...

Doing BJJ Competitions after Back to Back Injuries

Photo: IBJJF Written by BJJ black belt Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin of chewjitsu.net Getting back after injuries in BJJ is tough. And for some, the thought of returning to BJJ competitions is even more...

Travis Stevens Goes To BJJ Academy As An Undercover White Belt

  Travis goes to a BJJ academy as an undercover white belt! Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ is a Olympic silver medalist judoka from the United States who competed in 2008, 2012 and...

The Blind Leading the Blind: When White Belts Advise Other White Belts…

Every person who trains, trained or will be training bjj has something in common – they all were a white belt once. The first step into Brazilian jiu-jitsu is sometimes harsh and unpleasant, but...

Aleksandr Karelin On How He Mentally Prepares For Competition

Aleksandr Karelin, born September 19, 1967 in Novosibirsk, Russian SFSR is a Hero of the Russian Federation and was a dominant Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia. Universally...

Carlos Gracie Jr: ‘Sport Jiu-Jitsu is a Perfected Form of Self Defense’

    Carlos “Carlinhos” Gracie, Jr. is a 7th degree Red and Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), founder of the Gracie Barra Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and is head of...

Top 3 Ways to Counter The Berimbolo

    Whether you like it or not, the Berimbolo when done correctly by someone was is a master at it (think Mendes or Miyao bros) is very hard to counter. Some people refuse to do it....

When A Teammate Gets Their Blue Belt…

What is ‘BLUE BELTITIS’? According Simon Hayes instructor at Carlson Gracie UK, it’s a common disease in BJJ: “After reading many threads recently from white belts wanting their Blues i just...

BJJ Black Belt Wearing Boxing Gear vs Blue Belt

Bjj black belt Thomas Johannessen vs blue belt Ulrik Fredrik Thyve! 10 minute sparring. Ibjjf brown/black belt GI rules. What does it take for high level black belt Thomas to lose his edge on...

Sneaky Choke vs Over Under Pass by Bernardo Faria & Jason Eames

  Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to check out Bernardo’s...

3 Ways to Pull Half Guard Followed Right Away By a Sweep

    If you’re going to pull half guard, why not sweep right away afterwards? 1. Half guard master Lucas Leite shows his favourite way to pull half guard and either sweep or take the...

How to do the Infamous ‘Waki Gatame’ Armlock Standing and on the Ground

Waki Gatame is an armlock from Judo, Hapkido and traditional Japanese Ju-jutsu systems, but it can also be used in on the ground BJJ! It is one of the official 29 grappling techniques of Kodokan...

Watch: Buchecha, Panza, Assis & Co Training Their Wrestling w/ Jacob Harman

Watch the Jiu-Jitsu elite training their Wrestling with coach Jacob Harman of Church boys Wrestling. The famous coach filmed their 11am training session: Marcelo Garcia on Why he Prefers Wrestling...

Davi Ramos Shows How He Set Up The Armbar That Submitted Jeff Monson

A major event for BJJ in Serbia happened last weekend: For the first time ever, Davi Ramos (2015 ADCC champion) and Augusto Frota (head of Frota Academy and 3rd degree black belt under Rodrigo...

Pressure: This Is Why It Works In BJJ

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...

How To Modify The Over-Under Pass For No Gi- Bernardo Faria

Bernardo Faria, 5 x BJJ World Champion, shows how to modify the over-under pass for no gi. Bernardo Faria’s 5 Tips to Pass the Guard