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Renzo Gracie Promoted to Coral Belt by Rickson Gracie

After a lifetime of training Jiu-Jitsu (50+ years) Renzo Gracie has joined a very small group of coral belt owners. Only a few and those who gained a black belt will receive this honor. Renzo Gracie,...

Gregor Gracie Shows A Really Easy Option From Seated Guard

When you’re the top player in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match, it’s usually going to be you who’s going to control the pace of the bout. However, if the bottom player knows what he’s doing,...

Gregor Gracie Shares Important BJJ Smash Passing Advice

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Kyra Gracie Reveals A Super Quick Heel Hook Setup From Guard Pass

Kyra Gracie is one of the few Gracie women to achieve a black belt in BJJ and is the first Gracie female to actively compete in the sport. She is a 4x world BJJ champion and 3x ADCC. Her mother,...

Kyra Gracie Teaches Her Brilliant Triangle Set Up which Won Her ADCC Gold

Kyra Gracie is one of the few Gracie women to achieve a black belt in BJJ and is the first Gracie female to actively compete in the sport. She is a 4x world BJJ champion and 3x ADCC. Her mother,...

Rener Gracie Shares Heartwarming Story Of His Grandfather, Helio, Giving Presents For Christmas

Rener Gracie has always been a fantastic storyteller, full of anecdotes and lessons from everyday life… But did you know the story of his grandfather, Helio Gracie, as a Santa for Christmas?...

Renzo Gracie Has The Funniest Analogy for Difference Between Gi & No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

Gi and No Gi are the 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gi Jiu Jitsu is grappling with the use of a traditional Gi, which allows you to grab the clothing of your opponent. No Gi is grappling without the...

Renzo Gracie Shows His Secret Rear Naked Choke from the Front

Setting up no gi chokes is an invaluable skill that every serious grappler needs in their submission arsenal. These chokes are powerful tools whether gi or no gi, sport, mma, self defense, etc....

Rorion Gracie On Brazil Being Overtaken by USA & Rest of the World in Jiu-Jitsu: ‘That Was My Idea’

Responsible for promoting Jiu-Jitsu in the United States and even the rest of the world, with the creation of the UFC in the early 1990s, Rorion Gracie is always asked about the future of the gentle...

Gordon Ryan or Roger Gracie – Who Is the Real GOAT of Jiu-Jitsu?

The world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu has had many talented athletes over the years, but only a few have reached BJJ stardom and are considered legends. Among those legends, two of them seem to be...

Roger Gracie Explains The Limited Uses of Drilling BJJ Techniques

This topic is a sensitive one. There are people who do not believe in drilling techniques (Kit Dale for instance) and there are people who drill endlessly in order to sharpen their technique ,...

Roger Gracie On Taking Risks, Failing Repeatedly, Trying Again & Succeeding

As you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will cross paths with many different training partners and opponents, each with their own unique game. Some you will have an easier time handling, whereas others...

Renzo Gracie Shows the Choke He Used in His Subway Incident

Renzo Gracie was recently seen engaged in a fight, in a New York Subway. It is reported that the popular Gracie was having a conversation in Portuguese, with one of his fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Renzo Gracie on His Vural Subway Incident: ‘The Guy Tried To Make a Scandal Screaming I Can’t Breathe’

Renzo Gracie was recently seen engaged in a fight, in a New York Subway. It is reported that the popular Gracie was having a conversation in Portuguese, with one of his fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Roger Gracie Has Precious Advice on How To Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu

Roger Gracie is arguably known as the greatest BJJ competitor of all time, having won 10 black belt world titles, 2 ADCC world titles and having easily submitted his biggest rival, the much younger...

Roger Gracie Had To Change his Strength Training Method as It Negatively Affected His BJJ & Recovery

Roger Gracie widely recognized as the greatest BJJ practitioner of all time (GOAT). In fact Gracie is so dominant that last year he was able to submit 10x World Champion Marcos ‘Buchecha’...

Mother of All Stack Passes: ‘Pretzel’ Pass Used by Roger Gracie & Braulio Estima

Opening a strong closed guard in the Gi is usually very tough. You can either stand explosively and use both hands to push open the legs or you can pass from the knees. For No Gi you can try this...

Roger Gracie: “When Doing Jiu-Jitsu, I Don’t Rely On My Athletic Abilities”

Roger Gracie just made his 2nd appearance on the best bjj podcast out there – Grappling Central Podcast. On what made him retire from competing in both jiu jitsu and mma: “I wanted to finish...

Roger Gracie Not Listening To John Danaher’s Technique Explanation

Guest post by Max of  bjjmore.com Roger Gracie has been training with Gordon Ryan, John Danaher, Giancarlo Bodoni, Oliver Taza and the other New Wave jiu jitsu members in Austin Texas the last few...

David Goggins: “The Gracie Family Had A Passion, An Obsession”

The Gracie family is one of the most influential families in combat sports. Without them, nothing would be the same in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA)… And even people who don’t...

Roger Gracie: “Cross Collar Choke From The Mount Is The Most Dominant Submission In BJJ”

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

“The More You Think, The More Nervous You Get” – Roger Gracie On The Moments Before The Fight

How do you feel before a BJJ match? Nervous, anxious… Emotional and stressed out? If that’s the case, then you’re probably thinking way too much. And you should start learning how...

Roger Gracie On Biggest Difference Between MMA & BJJ: “It’s The Speed”

What’s the biggest difference between mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)? There are a lot of possible answers for this question. For Roger Gracie, the number one answer is...

“He Lives Through Jiu-Jitsu” – Roger Gracie On John Danaher’s Dedication To Coaching

If you want to become great at something, then you’ll have to become laser-focused on it… And if you want to become the best at something – well, then chances are that almost...