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Jocko Willink Blasts Arrogant BJJ Instructors: ‘Respect Comes From Open-Minded Instructors’

Ex-Navy SEAL and BJJ black belt Jocko Willink criticizes arrogant BJJ instructors, emphasizing that the martial art should promote humility. He explains that arrogance stems from insecurity and a...

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...

Jocko Willink’s Self-Defense Tips: “You May Look Like An Easy Target & Not Know It”

Image credits: Jocko Willink YouTube channel Self defense isn’t always about defending yourself in a bad situation. Rather, most of the time it needs to be about staying away from the bad...

Jocko Willink: “Don’t Use BJJ In Street Fights & When Outnumbered – Just Run Away”

We know. We know that you had the following question pop up in your head once or twice: “Jeez, I’m actually getting good at this Jiu-Jitsu thing. But I wonder, how well would I do in a street...

Jocko Willink Shares Similarities Between BJJ Athletes & Special Forces Operators

Jocko Willink is a BJJ black belt and a former Navy SEAL. As such, you can rest assured that he knows a thing or two about rolling and being on the battlefield. But, what are the similarities between...

Jocko Willink: “Your BJJ Instructor Isn’t A God – They’ve Just Been Training Longer Than You”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has seen a dramatic increase in popularity, drawing enthusiasts from various backgrounds. Along with this rise, there’s been a mystique built around BJJ instructors, often...

Jocko Willink On How To Stay Humble in Jiu-Jitsu

In every BJJ gym, you will find somebody who has a developed skillset but is cocky or arrogant. Why is that? Instead of being humble about their skills or accomplishment they are full of themselves....

Jocko Willink Explains Why Jiu-Jitsu Is More Important Than a Gym Membership

Training Brazilian jiu-jitsu is an entertaining and enjoyable activity you can do, and it has many benefits for you and your body. However, most of the time, it can be pretty costly and make you...

Do Women Face A Hurdle When Starting Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Weighs In

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a gift… That will not just give you better physical fitness, but it will also grant you better self-confidence, self-respect, new friendships and experiences,...

Jocko Willink Talks About Jeff Glover: “He Just Does Insane Things”

When the word “creativity” appears in a Jiu-Jitsu conversation, the name that comes to mind first to many practitioners is Jeff Glover. Glover is known for his unorthodox and playful...

Jocko Willink Explains How To Encourage Kids To Start BJJ: “Make It Fun”

You’d like your kid(s) to start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Awesome! However, it’s not as easy as just “throwing them onto the mats”. Jocko Willink knows this well, as...

Jocko Willink’s Advice For BJJ White Belts: “Keep Your Ego In Check”

Just started out with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Amazing! You’re probably having a great time, practicing this awesome martial art – especially when it comes to sparring, i.e. the rolling part...

Jocko Willink Rolls with Keenan Cornelius

The Baddest Man in the BJJ World is Jocko Willink. From September of 1990 to 2010 Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He...

Jocko Willink Recalls The First Time He Got Tapped Out: “In Less Than A Minute”

How was the first encounter with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for you? It was, probably, a mix of sudden humbleness and excitement at once… Because you couldn’t believe that you could get tapped...

Jocko Willink Shares An Insider’s Look At ADCC 2022

Jocko Willink, among other things, is also a co-owner of Origin USA. Origin is a company based in Farmington (Maine) which produces lifestyle apparel, nutrition supplements, and fitness equipment;...

Jocko Willink: “Jiu-Jitsu Had An Incredible Life Impact On Me”

There’s no denying the fact that Jocko Willink – former member of SEAL Team 3, as well as a famous author & podcaster – is one of the individuals which are most responsible for...

Jocko Willink on Crossfit: ‘It is to Fitness What The Gracie Family is To Martial Arts’

Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well versed in strength, speed, and endurance in a countless variety of variations and events. A nice amount of grapplers are finding...

Emotional Jocko Willink Promotes His Daughter to Blue Belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Whether we wish to admit it or not, our kids especially in the urban areas are increasingly hooked on electronic devices. These kids are ‘connected’ to the internet with access to information and...

Jocko Willink Believes Training Jiu-Jitsu Would Reduce Bullying In Schools

Bullying is, sadly, a frequent occurrence in schools worldwide. And if you are a parent of a child that’s a bullying victim, you’ve probably been tempted to “jump in” and protect them....

Jocko Willink: “I Was 19 Years Old When I First Trained BJJ…”

How old were you when you first found out about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? And how old were you when you went for your first training session? Jocko Willink was just 19 years old when he rolled for the...

Injured Because Of BJJ? Jocko Willink Has Some Advice For You

Oh no, not the injuries (again)! Perhaps it was a really close roll or a thing you wanted to try out while drilling techniques… But no matter what the cause is, the end result is the same:...

Why Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Answers

Why should you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? There are a million answers to this question and all of them are correct. Training BJJ will get you into a better physical and mental shape, make you more...

Jocko Willink: “The Best Way To Convince People That BJJ Works Is To Have Them Spar In It”

You probably have that one friend that you’d really like to get into Jiu-Jitsu. After all, he/she’s a good friend of yours – and you want to get them involved into something that...

Jocko Willink’s Advice For Disabled Athletes: “Jiu-Jitsu Is For Everybody”

If you’re a person with a certain physical disability and you’re considering starting out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… It’s time to stop thinking about it – and start training....