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Category Archive: Articles

Tom DeBlass Shares Advice For BJJ Instructors: “Give Equal Attention To People”

BJJ instructors don’t have it easy. They have to take care of the training curriculum, of class itself, of how students perform in training and in competition… As well as if they’re...

This Is The #1 Reason Why Your Guard Retention Sucks

Yeah, having your guard passed all the time isn’t fun. Knee Slices, Toreando Passes, Body Lock passes… The technique your training partners and opponents use doesn’t matter –...

How To Get Back To Training After A Traumatic Injury?

No matter how much you love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll get injured at one point in time. And there’s a considerable probability that one of these injuries will...

Flashback: When a 15 yr Old Mica Galvao Submitted a BJJ Black Belt IBJJF Manaus Champion

Mica Galvao is one of the fastest-rising stars of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He’s already defeated a number of elite champions, such as Leandro Lo and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa, despite being just 18...

Two Cops Try To Hold Down A Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt; He Easily Taps Both Of Them Out

Jiu Jitsu has definitely proven itself against every layman and especially so for the members of the law enforcement. However bjj is often begrudged lack of efficacy for more opponents than one. Are...

Police Officer Tries To Arrest A Resisting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

DenverMartialArts.com in conjunction with LightningKicks.com and Centurian Modern Law Enforcement Subject Control utilizing modern hand to hand combat tactics to train police on real world scenarios....

Bullshido Buster: Aikido Black Belt Tries To Wrist Lock BJJ Black Belt Who is Actively Resisting

Aikido once used to be a famous Martial Art, respected by all martial artists. Yet these days it is losing it’s popularity fast, while being compared to other modern martial arts. Yet what made it...

This Crazy Helicopter Takedown Actually Works Well On BJJ Guys With Low Stance & Stiff Arms

Takedowns are the mark of all grappling sports (Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Sambo etc). They all rely on taking the fight to the ground, regardless of what you do afterwards. Takedowns can be a tough...

How To Make Your Jiu-Jitsu Game More Aggressive

© Piotr Pędziszewski/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/PitBullWestCoast https://www.facebook.com/piotrpedziszewskiphotography Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter...

John Danaher: “Renzo Had A Dynamic Game – He Moved Beautifully”

Every fantastic BJJ athlete has a great coach behind them. But, even their coaches have had amazing people coaching them; for instance, John Danaher‘s first and only instructor was Renzo...

BJJ Advice: Focus On Being Able To Hyperextend The Joint

The basic idea behind BJJ is submitting people through the use of various submissions. And, with the exception of chokes, all submissions involve attacking the other person’s joint. But how are you...

The Body Lock Takedown Is The Easiest Takedown For Self Defense – Here’s How To Do It

If you’re interested in self defense, then there’ll rarely ever be the need for you to learn “complicated” takedown setups. Keeping it simple will work for the most part; and the Body Lock...

[Watch] BJJ Black Belt Squares Off Against An Alligator & Takes His Back

Some days are weirder than others… But when you see a BJJ black belt square off against an alligator, well, that one is surely going to make it to the top of your “weird days” list....

BJJ Brown Belt Challenged Guy That He Wouldn’t Last 2 mins with Him, Got Chocked Out Instead

In this video, we see a BJJ brown belt from Korea challenging Case Bradford, an athletic guy who wrestled in high school. This happened in the park next to the beach in Santa Monica. The brown belt...

Opinion: Every Kid Deserves Access To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

When you’re a kid, there’s not a whole lot that you have under your control. Everyone around you is making decisions on your behalf and, for the most part, you’re growing up in an...

Mikey Musumeci To Fight For First-Ever ONE Submission Grappling World Title

Mikey Musumeci is scheduled to fight for the first-ever submission grappling world title in ONE Championship! As announced by Mikey, the match will take place on September 30: On September 30, this...

BJJ Black Belt Champion, Giovanna Eburneo, Joins WWE As Pro Wrestler

Giovanna Eburneo is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion. The 25 year-old Brazil native has won both the European and Pan-American Championships; she trains, coaches, competes, and also works as...

5 Tips For Finding & Developing Your Own BJJ Game

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gets really enjoyable once you start figuring out your own game. It’s almost like you’re creating an identity for yourself on the mats; as your BJJ game is what will...

BJJ Triangle Choke – 3 Tips to Get More Taps

The triangle choke is one of the most popular submissions in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It has proven its effectiveness in BJJ and MMA competitions and is undoubtedly one of the strongest strangles. A...

Luke Rockhold: ‘Bo Nickal Would Get Abused’ in UFC, Nickal Responds

Bo Nickal is a 3x NCAA Division I National Champion in wrestling, who has become better known about in the BJJ community after his match against Gordon Ryan. However, Nickal didn’t stop at that...

This Triangle Choke Setup From The Back Is Super Tight

The Triangle Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. While most commonly associated with the Closed Guard setup, the Triangle can be executed from all sorts of...

Getting Better In BJJ Is Like Leveling Up In Video Games

Everyone will, at some point in time (and more than once), find themselves stuck in a rut when it comes to getting better in BJJ. You’ll be consistent, try your best, watch instructionals...

Constantly Sore Muscles After Jiu-Jitsu? Here’s What You Can Do

So, your muscles hurt, don’t they? Of course they’re sore, after you decided to put into action that 3 and a half hours per day, 6 days per week BJJ training schedule… Even though...

Get Promoted To Blue Belt Faster – Cheat Code For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a white belt – whether you’re fresh out of your second class or if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your blue...