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Author Archive: Monty L. Collier

How Strict Should BJJ Class Be–Chill or Like Military Training?

When it comes to how strict a class should be, what do you think is reasonable? How strict should the instructor be in your bjj class? Does your own academy present a laid back atmosphere or is it...

The Most Successful Wrestlers To Have Transitioned to MMA

Wrestling is famously among the biggest indicators of success in MMA today. While cage fight outcome was once purely a bjj thing nowadays it’s more reliant on cage wrestling strategies,...

Anderson Silva USADA Case Confirmed – Another Case Of Tainted Supplement

Anderson Silva is a legend of the sport. Still at age 43 he’s likely counting out the end of his career. This is where things get tricky. In spite of the fact that it was confirmed that...

Sergio Hernandez Gives Interview on Viral Break In Incident: It Always Bothers Me That People Celebrate Violence So Much

Several days ago Sergio Hernandez apprehended an alleged burglar who tried to rob his father’s house. Sometimes burglars pick the wrong house to rob. That sometimes is when they are caught by a...

Gordon Ryan Makes An Effort To Promote Women’s BJJ: A Private In Exchange for A Competitor For His Friend

Gordon Ryan is a great many things – most notably perhaps EBI winner and ADCC victor. However he recently showcased he had a lot of heart through a specific offer he posted on his social media....

Jiu Jiteiros in Quebec Demand Government Legalize Our Sport

Quebec has long had an issue with jiu jitsu. We first wrote about it a while back. In February 2017 the issues first started: This Friday at 6:00 PM, an official complaint was launched to the SPVM....

Neiman Gracie: I’m The Best Ground Fighter In The Whole Division

Bellator has been trying to innovate. Following the much buzzed about heavyweight grand prix, they’ve decided to do a welterweight one and it looks as though Neiman Gracie is in. When prompted...

Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Student Had A heart Attack During Training

Mundelein police officer will be receiving a formal letter of recognition for his actions – he saved the life of a Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Student who was going through a heart attack...

Jon Jones Would Like To Grapple – Who Would you like to see him Duel the Most?

Jon Jones recently expressed interest in returning to grappling while he awaits octagon return.   I’d be so down @FloGrappling who’s trying to get tapped out? https://t.co/vJB4OLz1NU — Jon...

Two Unforgettable Details to Strengthen Your Mount Position

written by Nick Chewy Albin of chewjitsu.net Do you like Mount or Side Control Better in BJJ? This is the question I got from Shay who feels better from Cross Side / Side Control or whatever you call...

Study of Demian Maia’s Takedown Tactics

Even though Demian Maia has been on a losing streak it’s hard to argue with his dominance in the octagon. The Brazilian ace keeps on being one of the hardest fighters to book fights for in...

Team 10th Planet Wins Quintet 2

Team 10th Planet has pulled off an impressive triumph at Quintet’s official second event.    Rules: Each team has 5 members Total team weight must not exceed 430kg Openweight Winner is...

Khabib Who ? Putin Fanboys Over Meeting McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov recently thanked Putin after his latest triumph. Khabib Goes The Full Distance With Iaquinta- Thanks Putin But it’s looking like Putin’s affection might be divided if...

Miyaos Have a Playful Back and Forth With Danis

Dillon Danis’ antics have long been mocked in the bjj community. Evolution of Dillon Danis Through The Years and New Still his new teammates are having fun pocking at his McGregor-esque...

BJJ Mental Coach Gustavo Dantas Retires from Teaching Jiu-Jitsu

Gustavo Dantas is a starter of the site thebjjmentalcoach.com. He’s long been a black belt – in fact he’s a 5th degree under Nova Uniao school. Dantas spoke to flograppling...

ONE FC Features Spectacular Submissions – A Cringe Worthy Armbar & A Reverse triangle/armlock

ONE FC organized a great event yesterday. 77th edition of the event titled “Pursuit of Glory” featured a number of notable fighters in the promotion. While we await the Renzo Gracie...

Nick Diaz Revolted By “Baddest Man on the Planet” Meme: Sick of All This BS!

Everyone has been enjoying the triumph of Daniel Cormier. Cormier knock out Stipe Miocic in a very nice fashion over the weekend causing the baddest man on the planet meme movement. Nick Diaz...

Brown Belt Successfully Defends Himself With Jiu-Jitsu After Allegedly Being Attacked

A peculiar scene took place in San Francisco earlier yesterday. Footage emerged of bjj brown belt taking the back of an alleged attacker and successfully handling a stressful situation. Brown belt...

Brent Littell On Going From 10th Planet Black Belt to BJJ Black Belt

  Brent Littell recently talked a bit about what it’s like to have black belts in both prominent systems and how it is that he switched back and forth: ” I think, first of all, so I...

John Danaher Might Be Considered A Leglock Wizard – But In His Own Words Nothing Beats the Back

Jiu jitsu is easy to observe as just one segment whether it be just passing just guard or just leglocks even with new generations. However one must never neglect the whole picture. Not only should...

Quintet 2 Unveils Teams Featuring Sakuraba, Satoshi Ishi, Joao Assis, 10th Planet Aces and More

Quintet brings a unique experience to the table. Now after organizing a Quintet fight night a lineup has been revealed for the anticipated 2nd edition of the event that will be featuring a chosen...

A Man Who Can’t Use His Legs is Inspiring Others to Learn Jiu-Jitsu

Pete McGregor is currently travelling through Canada and inspiring many to try jiu jitsu. McGregor is a self described Jiu-jitsu World Traveler Adaptive Grappler 10th Planet Freak. What sets him...

Why Do No-Gi Only Guys Refuse To Train Gi But Gi Guys Often Do Both?

In Jiu-Jitsu, you rarely see Gi practitioners who refuse to train No Gi, but the large majority of “NoGi only” practitioners literally hate the Gi and never train in it. Why is that?...

Garry Tonon New MMA Matchup Revealed – Fight Goes Down July 27th

Garry Tonon found a new mma opponent. In an exciting turn of events ONE FC announced earlier Garry Tonon’s new opponent will be Rahul Raju.  Raju is a 5-2-0 fighter nicknamed “The...