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John Danaher On The Most Effective Submission For Women when Facing Much Stronger Men

The great MMA and BJJ instructor John Danaher talks about what is the best submission when there is a strength discrepancy. In this case when a woman is facing a man. Some submissions are considered...

John Danaher On Benefits of Training Exhausted & NEVER Taking Any Rest Rounds

In order for BJJ competitors to improve, they need to give it their all during training sessions. During training, if you sit out a round because you’re tired, it’s a waste of precious training...

John Danaher Black Belt: BJJ World Champions Should Only Be At Black Belt

The arbitrary nature of the bjj belt system has established a reality where there is a big number of competitors who can all claim they’re World Champions. But sure there even be such thing as...

John Danaher Explains Why He Has Never Competed in Jiu-Jitsu

John Danaher is known as one of the best instructors in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of...

Jay Rodriguez Reveals Why John Danaher Never Allowed Him To Train With The “Danaher Death Squad”

In a recent episode of the Doghouse podcast, Jay Rodriguez shared a story about why he was never permitted to train under the highly esteemed coach John Danaher. During his senior year in high...

John Danaher’s Brilliant Analogy on Why You Shouldn’t Be Trying To Win Every Single Roll at the Academy

Tapping people out is, you could argue, the very essence of BJJ. After all, you’re here to learn how to control and submit as many training partners as possible, right? So, getting those taps is...

Gordon Ryan Reveals How Just 1 Training Session With John Danaher Can Boost Your Skills

Have you ever stopped to think about how it’d be like to train under John Danaher’s tutelage? As in, how much of a difference that training session would make? Not even a full month of...

John Danaher on How To Make Jiu-Jitsu a Mainstream Spectator Sport

John Danaher, a highly respected figure in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community, recently shared his insights on transforming BJJ into a mainstream spectator sport. His thoughts, featured in a...

John Danaher: ‘Diets Are Meaningless for Performance in Combat Sports’

In a recent conversation on the Lex Fridman Show, famous Jiu-Jitsu coach John Danaher discussed the contentious topic of diet and its impact on athletic performance. Danaher displays brutal honesty...

John Danaher Explains The Difference Between A Fighter & Martial Artist

The words “fighter” and “martial artist” are often used interchangeably… However, John Danaher doesn’t think they mean the same thing. For Danaher, there is a big...

John Danaher: “No One Cares If You Got A Black Belt”

What does it take to earn a black belt Brazilian in Jiu-Jitsu? Well, it takes a lot of effort, focus, and a lot of overcoming of failure… But, the truth is, that you’ll probably get your...

Danaher: ”Modern 10th Planet JJ Style Is Basically Cloned After Our Own Style”

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, few names resonate as prominently as John Danaher when it comes to innovative grappling techniques and training methodologies. Recently, Danaher made a bold statement a few...

John Danaher Shows How To Set Up the Boston Crab for Submission Grappling

At first glance Boston Crab submission looks straight out of WWE. In fact it looks so eccentric many experienced grapplers would scoff at it. But as MMA fighter Jonno Mears proved in his latest bout...

John Danaher Explains The Problem He Has With Wristlocks

The Wristlocks are one of those cool submissions that BJJ blue and purple belts tend to try out a lot in rolling sessions… But are they effective in their attempts? That is to say – do...

John Danaher: “The Outcome Of A Match Is Settled Before Athletes Step On The Mat”

There’s a lot that comes into play when a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match starts… There are a lot of factors that will dictate who will win, and luck is certainly one of them. However, as...

5 Key Lessons Roy Dean Picked Up from Training with John Danaher

4 th degree BJJ black belt instructor Roy Dean recently embarked on an intense training journey with renowned martial arts instructor John Danaher in Austin, Texas. This experience offered Dean...

John Danaher Reveals How To Deal With Scary Situations In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

What are some of the scariest situations you’ve found yourself in, when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, no matter what your answer may be, John Danaher has the solution: knowledge....

These 4 Quotes from Gordon Ryan & John Danaher at their Seminar Blew Everyone’s Mind

At the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio, Gordon Ryan and John Danaher, legends in the world of Jiu-Jitsu, conducted a seminar that left a lasting impression on attendees. The seminar extended for two...

John Danaher Explains Why He Never Competed In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Image Credits: BJJ Fanatics Despite being one of the best BJJ coaches in the world, John Danaher has never competed in Jiu-Jitsu himself. But why? Surely, given all his knowledge, he would’ve...

How To Get Good at BJJ: Key Insights from Roger Gracie and John Danaher

In recent interviews on the Lex Fridman podcast, BJJ GOAT Roger Gracie, and Popular Grappling coach John Danaher offer profound insights into the art and practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Both Gracie...

John Danaher’s 2 Tips For When You Can’t Train BJJ

Everyone who rolls has, at time or another, come to a situation when they can’t train BJJ. Be it because of an injury, obligations, or just “life” – sometimes you simply...

John Danaher Updates On Gordon Ryan’s ADCC Competition: “He’s Got To Move…”

As the 2024 ADCC draws near, all eyes are fixed on Gordon Ryan – the reigning absolute and superfight champion, set to defend his titles. However, how is he going to do it amidst all the health...

John Danaher on The Future of New Wave Jiu-Jitsu & the Rising Difficulty of ADCC

In a recent interview at the Roka Performance Lab in Austin, Texas, Jiu-Jitsu coach John Danaher delved into various topics related to ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club) and his team’s preparation for...

John Danaher’s Advice For Using Athletic Tape (For Grapplers)

Ah, athletic tape… The quiet hero of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes worldwide. It plays a similar role in the grappler’s life as duct tape plays for the blue collar workers –...