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Nick “Chewy” Albin: “On The Mats, We Become Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable”

If you want to achieve anything “worthwhile” – whatever that word means for you – in life, then there’s no denying the fact that you’ll feel uncomfortable on the...

Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin: “Each Scar [From BJJ] Is A Souvenir For Following My Heart”

Cauliflower ears, fatty knuckles, a scar or two across your face… They’re probably not something a majority of people in your vicinity – your friends and family – like to see....

Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin: “Get Away From Your Phone – And Structure Your Life”

Nick “Chewy” Albin is a well-known Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor, who uses his YouTube channel to be of immense help to a number of BJJ students worldwide. And one of the defining...

Nick “Chewy” Albin Explains How He Helps His Students Learn Techniques Faster

There’s not a single Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student who wouldn’t like to learn techniques at a faster pace and, thus, make better progress. However, the quality and speed of learning moves...

Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin: “Claiming That You Don’t Have Enough Time Is Just An Excuse”

Let us guess – you would love to improve better in BJJ, but you simply don’t have enough time? Sure enough, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t “everything” in your life; you have...

5 Technical D*ck Moves That Are Actually Very Useful feat. Chewy & Eli Knight

We often hear all too much about certain moves that are characterized as Douche moves, dirty or in some other way unsavory. In these 2 video, Eli Knight and Chewy show 10 dirty very but useful rough...

2x ADCC Champ JT Torres Rolling with Chewy, The BJJ World’s Most Popular Youtuber

“Sometimes you’re the hammer and sometimes you’re the nail” is a very common saying in Jiu-Jitsu. In this case, the famous Youtube star Nic Albin aka ‘Chewy’ was...

Getting To Know Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin, The BJJ World’s Most Popular Youtuber

Nicholas Albin, or „Chewy“ as most of us know him, is one of every jiujiteiro’s favourite YouTube BJJ instructors. By combining useful tips, interactive and funny explanations, it is no...

Is It Rude To Refuse Rolling With Women In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu means that you’ll often be in a close proximity to other people; to your training partners, to be exact. And it’ll be done in a way that doesn’t really...

Advice For Dating In BJJ: Move Very Slowly & Respect The Situation

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for long enough, then a thought or two of dating someone from your gym has probably crossed your mind. However, should you go for it? Should you...

Here’s How To Use The Pendulum Sweep In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The Secret To Better BJJ Escapes: Get In A Bad Position… And Do Nothing

Be honest with us: could your BJJ escapes be polished up a little bit? Could they use some work? Yeah, they probably could… Because, even if you are comfortable with your escapes, you still...

Thinking About Quitting BJJ? Consider The 3-Month Rule

Are you thinking of quitting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? You’ve only just begun training and it seems that you aren’t really gifted for all of this “Arte Suave” stuff… Maybe...

Smash & Submit Everyone With This Powerful Lapel Grip from Side Control

Finishing things from Side Control can be tricky, especially when your opponent knows how to defend well. However, if you’re rolling in a Gi, then you’ll have more submission...

The #1 Weight Training Mistake BJJ Athletes Make

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and you want to keep training it for a long time… Then it’s a good idea to incorporate some weight training into your routine, as lifting weights will...

What’s The Right Mindset When Rolling With A (Much) Better BJJ Athlete?

We know how it feels. Your next sparring partner is a BJJ purple, brown, or black belt… And boy, are they better than you. They can tap you out and they can do it whenever they want. Almost...

How To Get Back To Training After A Traumatic Injury?

No matter how much you love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll get injured at one point in time. And there’s a considerable probability that one of these injuries will...

Be “Loose” – A Crucial BJJ Mount Concept

If you want to develop a dangerous Mount position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then just learning the technical aspects won’t be enough… You can have your hips low, you can have your hooks in,...

3 Ways To Get New Students Into Your BJJ Academy

If you’re a coach or/and a BJJ academy owner, then getting new students is something you’re constantly worrying about. And no wonder – because that’s where the money for your...

The Secret For Getting Better In BJJ: Training Is For Learning, Not “Winning”

Everyone who trains BJJ wants to get better faster, looking for a “secret recipe” to quicker improvement. Well, here’s one secret that actually works, as shared by Nick...

The BJJ Belt Promotion Mindset All Best Students Have

Let’s face it: every Jiu-Jitsu student looks forward to their next belt promotion. If they say that they aren’t… They’re probably lying. However, there’s a difference between being excited...

„Am I… Am I The Rest Round In My Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School?“

Don’t tell us… The other people in your BJJ school have started crushing you, haven’t they? In particular, there are some of those higher belts that seem to be tapping you out over...

Opinion: No Time Limit BJJ Matches Are Bad For The Sport

The most recent Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament saw a main event between Kyle Chambers and Izaak Michell; a no time limit, submission-only match… That went on for more than two hours. Michell...

How To Be “Faster” In Jiu-Jitsu As An Older Grappler?

As an older grappler, you’ve probably had an experience or two of rolling against younger athletes… When you were thinking to yourself how awesome it would be to be just a little bit...