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Author Archive: grappler z

Lost Techniques of Judo: What a Waste

In 2013 all leg grabbing techniques were banned in competition by IJF, Judo’s rulling body. Their goal was to make Judo more dynamic and attractive, but by enforcing this change, many of...

Frank Mir – How I put the Guillotine on Cheick Kongo at UFC 107

Former UFC champion Frank Mir has some of the organization most impressive submission wins: Kimura against Minotauro, armbar against Tim Sylvia, Kneebar against Brock Lesnar, Toe hold against Tank...

Judokas Throwing Each Other in a Game of Chess On The Mat

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is often referred to as Chess on the Mat. Since Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu comes from an older form of Judo, it’s a nice surprise to see some Judoka adopting the principles of Judo...

Perfectly Executed Berimbolo in MMA Bout

Kron Gracie said a while back about the Berimbolo technique: The berimbolo is sh#t, a way to cheat in order to score points. The athlete stands in a very bad position, and if was MMA, he would take a...

Romero VS Rockhold – Who Will Win?

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist...

Renzo Gracie Teaches Brandon Vera A Cool Back Take at the Airport

You can learn some new technique anytime, anywhere! When you are travelling with martial arts legend Renzo Gracie he can drop some career changing wisdom anywhere. Here he is waiting for...

UFC Athlete Zabit Magomedsharipov Trolls Mayweather

2 days ago Floyd Mayweather teased the MMA community when he posted a video of himself entering an MMA cage… literally. There have been rumours that the boxing great would face his rival Conor...

King Of Throws: Uchi Mata Compilation

In Judo, Uchi mata is called “the King of Throws”. Uchi Mata is Ashi Waza or a foot technique, and known as one of the most difficult throws but also the most beautiful. Uchi Mata very...

Judo World Champ Teddy Riner Strength & Conditioning Workout

With ten World Championships gold medals and two Olympic gold medals,Fance’s Teddy Riner is the greatest ever heavyweight and a strong candidate for greatest Judoka of all time. On a business...

Chael Sonnen Wrestling Highlights

Chael Sonnen aka ‘The American Gangster’ has a rich Wrestling background in all aspects: high school, Collegiate, Greco Roman and freestyle wrestling. In high school in Oregon, Sonnen...

The Donald Trump Sweep is Fantastic

Donald Trump’s armdrag game is real. He has incredible armdrags folks as you can see in this epic highlight:   Trust me, it’s fantastic. #jitsgrips #bjj #jiujitsu #oss #judo...

What Are The Main Stylistic Differences Between BJJ & Luta Livre

Many BJJ practitioners believe that Luta Livre is just a No Gi version of BJJ but that can’t be further from the truth. Any BJJ grappler that has had he chance to train in a legit Luta Livre...

Renzo Gracie & Kazushi Sakuraba Set To Rematch at ONE Championship

MMA veterans Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba are set for an epic rematch, 18 years after their classic Pride FC fight. In the fight at PRIDE FC 10 in August 2000, Sakuraba won by TKO when he...

Youtube Celibrity Logan & Jake Paul Wrestling Matches

Youtube superstar brothers Logan and Jake Paul have more than 28 million subscribers on the video channel and have been all over the news with the outrageous pranks. The older brother, Jake Paul ran...

How To Roll with Women in Bjj (Don’t Be an A*%hole)

If you’re a man, how do you roll with women in your BJJ gym? Do you roll with no strength, do you match their strength and intensity or do you smash them? Chewy, gives some great advice on how to...

Products That Keep You On The Mat Longer

Since Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a full-body, demanding sport, it requires extra attention and care to injuries or soreness. Here are a few over-the-counter products you can find at any pharmacy to help...

Should You Practice Your Guard Game or Passing?

When a BJJ practitioner has a limited amount of time to be on the mats, maximizing their training time becomes essential. In this case, is it wiser to work on your passes, or is it better to...

Perks of Having a BJJ Boyfriend

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to date a guy who trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then the short answer is, it just may change your life. Seriously. Outsiders who don’t understand the...

Respecting the Tap in BJJ

“Checkmate! That one word captures the elegance of chess, where the goal of the game is to take your opponent’s King, but the final move is never played. Rather, players try to maneuver their...

How to Deal with Injuries in BJJ – Michael Jen Full Interview

4th degree black belt and physiotherapist talks about how to prevent and deal with injuries.

Rickson Gracie Interview with Matt Thornton

SBG’s Matt Thornton interviews BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Rickson Gracie

Roger Gracie Interview with Liam Wandi

Roger Gracie talks to Liam Wandi aka the Part time Grappler about his career and future.

Drysdale: Why Some BJJers Didn’t Do Well In MMA

BJJ and ADCC world champion Robert Drysdale on Why BJJ players nowadays have less success in MMA…

How Many Days a Week Should I Train as a White Belt?

Photo: Zoran Milic “How many times a week, as a white belt, should I train to make sure I’m making the most effective use of my time, without overtraining and breaking myself down?” “How many...