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Result for: blue belt

Jocko Willink & Dean Lister: “100 Start Training BJJ, 40 Get The Blue Belt, <1 Get The Black Belt"

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people start training it with each passing year… But that isn’t to say that lots of people will be able to keep...

Royce Gracie Explains Why He Won’t Wear a Coral Belt But instead Wears a Blue Belt

  For the past few years, Royce Gracie has been wearing a dark blue belt in honour of his father Grandmaster Helio Gracie.     After the death of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Royce...

Explosive Bodybuilder Grapples with BJJ Blue Belt- Things Don’t Go as Expected

It is not uncommon to see a much lighter and shorter athlete facing a much bigger and taller opponent in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art created for smaller...

Bullshido Master ‘Detroit Urban Survival Training’ Tries Out a BJJ Class Wearing a Blue Belt

Detroit Urban Survival Training has is led by Dale Brown and has made many BJJ practitioners laugh with some of the doubtful self defense techniques he teaches…. Brown says that he teaches...

Judo Black Belt Screams in Pain & Taps to Knee on Belly against BJJ Blue Belt

The convergence of different grappling arts has led to intriguing encounters, blurring the lines between traditional disciplines. The International Judo Federation (IJF), recognizing the surging...

Gunman Attempts To Rob Chinese Restaurant; BJJ Blue Belt Owner Puts Him In a Guillotine

Back in 2017, the Chinese restaurant ‘Le Bon Vent’ in the quiet Paris suburb of Bourg La Reine was the scene of a event that could have ended in tragically. At 10:30 am, just like every...

Rodrigo Cavaca Shares A Winning BJJ Habit (That He’s Used Since Blue Belt)

Rodrigo Cavaca is one of the best BJJ athletes to have ever step foot on the mats. He’s won the IBJJF World Championship title (2010), the IBJJF European Championship title (in 2009 and 2010), and...

Tim Kennedy: “You Should Be At Least A BJJ Blue Belt, Before Transitioning To MMA”

Some Jiu-Jitsu students don’t want to keep “rolling” all their lives. They want to make a transition to the octagon as well; to start with mixed martial arts and they want to do it...

Why Are You A BJJ Blue Belt For Such A Long Time?

It might’ve been a while since you were promoted to a BJJ blue belt… And it’s, kind of, getting on your nerves. More than anything, you’re confused; even though you’re...

CCTV: Thieves Back Off When They Notice Their Intended Victim’s BJJ Gi & Blue Belt

In Brazil, an intriguing incident was caught on CCTV, shedding light on the perceived power of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a form of self-defense. The footage revealed a young man, casually strolling down...

BJJ Black Belt Visitor Fakes as a White Belt & Ruins Blue Belt’s Day

In a surprising and somewhat humorous twist at Bristol Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy, a black belt from out of town named Dave decided to pose as a complete novice. His ruse? Presenting himself as a...

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Electric Scooter Thief (With A Rear Naked Choke)

It’s not everyday that you hear about a thief stealing something from an MMA academy… But it does happen – and it almost never ends well for the thief. Well, that’s exactly...

Fabio Gurgel: “Promoting A Student To Blue Belt Is One Of The Coolest Feelings A Coach Can Experience”

Receiving your blue belt is one of the most important steps on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey. For, it shows that you’ve managed to push through those initial obstacles and doubts… And...

Firas Zahabi: “PED Use Is Worse in BJJ Than in MMA. Some Blue Belts Are Jacked Out Of Their Minds”

PED use in the Jiu-Jitsu is extremely widespread according the famed MMA and BJJ instructor Firas Zahabi, and no just at the elite level. Zahabi was recently a guest on the popular youtube channel...

After Defeating Black Belt Brazilian No Gi Champ in ADCC Trials, 15 yr old Blue Belt Aims for ADCC Invitation

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, recently hosted a significant event in the grappling world. On March 2nd and 3rd, it was the venue for the first South American qualifier of ADCC 2024, the world’s...

Does Greasing in Jiu Jitsu Work? Greased Up Blue Belt vs. Black Belt in No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

The eternal question in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Does greasing really make a difference in grappling? This intriguing question was put to the test in a unique experiment where a greased-up Blue Belt,...

15 year old BJJ Blue Belt Defeats a BJJ Black Belt in ADCC Trials Quarterfinals

Kallebe Pereira, a 15-year-old blue belt from Melqui Galvao Academy, has beaten experienced 27 year old BJJ black belt Felipe Machado in the quarter-finals of the ADCC Brazilian Trials. Another...

BJJ Blue Belt with 62 Tournament Matches Tries Out Judo Sparring

“BJJ Players Will Never Reach Their Full Potential Unless They Cross Train In Other Grappling Arts.” Judo and BJJ: Similar Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will vastly improve...

Blue Belt Worked Out Like Gordon Ryan For 60 Days & Then Entered a Competition

In the span of about 18 months: Gordon Ryan Went From 163 Lbs To 232 Lbs & Back To 194 LBS & Transformed Himself From a Relatively Unknown Grappler To The Best No Gi Grappler On Earth,...

Sandbagger At 2024 IBJJF Europeans: Blue Belt Competes As White Belt & Wins Gold

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

What Happens When a BJJ Blue Belt Spars with a Judo Brown Belt?

“BJJ Players Will Never Reach Their Full Potential Unless They Cross Train In Other Grappling Arts.” John Danaher Judo and BJJ: Similar Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will...

Actor & 10th Planet Blue Belt Mickey Rourke Displays His Jiu-Jitsu Skills in Recent Footage

World famous actor Mickey Rourke has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the past few years under the tutelage of Scott “Einstein” Epstein, a black belt under Eddie Bravo of 10th Planet...

BJJ Blue Belt Claims ‘God’ Promoted Him To Black Belt in BJJ

Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was Japanese jiu jitsu, or a discipline they made up, out some outright owned it. Such ...

No Gi BJJ Blue Belt Has a Painful Experience Rolling with a Luta Livre Black Belt

Many BJJ practitioners believe that Luta Livre is just a No Gi version of BJJ but that can’t be further from the truth. Any BJJ grappler that has had he chance to train in a legit Luta Livre...