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Category Archive: Articles

Can’t Pass Guard? Use This Toreando Pass To Outside Footlock by Rodrigo Cavaca

In Jiu-Jitsu, 80% of your time will be spent either defending your guard or passing the guard. Against a very high level guard player, passing the guard is definitely one of the hardest aspects to...

Ben Askren Rips Dillon Danis and Conor McGregor

Ben Askren is making waves in the UFC. Ahead of his octagon debut Askren found himself as the target of Dillon Danis – something he easily rebuffed. It all started with Danis trying “the...

Woman Has Foot Amputated Because She Couldn’t Do BJJ or Walk Due To Previous Injury

Jordan Beckwith, 27, was just 13 when she shattered her ankle in 2005. Since then the injury has persisted and has prevented her from the simple life joys – dog walking, jiu jitsu, and...

The Man Who Suffocated A Mountain Lion Speaks Up

Travis Kauffman, 31, outed himself as the man who choked out a mountain lion. “I stopped and turned,” Kauffman told KUNC radio. “In the back of my mind I always wonder if it’s something...

Jiu-Jitsu for Law Enforcement – Official Gracie University Intro Class

It’s long been believed that every law enforcement officer should know jiu jitsu. A skill that will enable them to both save their lives and the lives of potential people they come into contact...

Nate Diaz Set to Corner Kron Gracie

Nate Diaz will be backing up Kron Gracie in a face off against Alex Caceres that will be his inaugural showing in the UFC octagon.   View this post on Instagram   Thanks for all the solid...

Kevin Lee on $100K grappling match with Dillon Danis: Uninterested

Kevin Lee made headlines last summer when he issued a unique challenge to Dillon Danis.   If what you say is true @MoTownPhenom , then let’s roll on instagram live- we both put up 100k cash...

Five Reasons Why Grappling Should Be Your Fitness Routine

Whether you want to feel more confident about your appearance, or need to improve your overall health, then exercise needs to be a part of your daily routine. However, if there simply isn’t a great...

The Art Of Muay Thai Clinch Foot Sweeps and Trips

In boxing, fighters are separated when they clinch; in The Thai striking art of Muay Thai, it is allowed. They launch strikes from there and also wrestle to set up foot sweeps or trips. If you ever...

Flashback: When Khabib ‘Smeshed’ His Way To Winning NAGA Worlds Expert Division

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a world class grappling background. He is a two time Combat Sambo World Champion, a freestyle wrestler and a Judo black belt, and also a BJJ white...

Nick Diaz Not Into Spider Rematch: I Just Want To Party

Nick Diaz has been happy rubbing shoulders with AJ Agazarm and partying for the last year. The scary fighter has been content to sit on the sidelines as his legal troubles got resolved. And it...

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Trains BJJ & Is a Blue Belt

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is the latest famed musician to enjoy the joys of jiu jitsu. Mustaine is 57 years old – he is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary...

Ex-Commando Attempts 24-hour BJJ World-Record to Raise Funds For Suicide Prevention

Ex-Commando Damian ‘Obi’ Todd is attempting an admirable feat. Damian ‘Obi’ Todd has been a Royal Marines Commando and ridden a hand-powered bicycle from New York to LA in the past....

Dillon Danis blasts Ben Askren – “I’ll Cover The Cost, Sincerely Your Daddy”

Dillon Danis has a new favorite to pick on- fresh UFC signee Ben Askren. Funky has long been considered one of the best UFC prospects. Still he was none too pleased when reading about NCAA ticket...

Yuri Simoes In – Nogi IBJJF Grand Prix Two Spots Left

Yuri Simoes is the latest invitee into the IBJJF Grand Prix nogi for a chance to win upto 40.000 USD.     View this post on Instagram   This should be fun @ibjjf #NoGi A post shared by...

Former UFC Fighter Josh Copeland Arrested For Allegedly Punching Wife To The Face

Josh Copeland has been arrested yesterday. The former UFC fighter who last vied for a chance to win 1 million dollars at PFL allegedly got into an altercation with his wife – and according to...

7 Best BJJ Specific Kettlebell Exercises

Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu For core/hip strength I’ve seen quite a few articles out there on this topic. But I’m not seeing anything new. Swings, snatches and cleans are...

Feeling Like Quitting BJJ? This Will Put Everything Into Perspective

I would need many pairs of hands to count how many times I wanted to quit BJJ, or anything else for that matter for which I’d put in a great deal of effort and did not receive the results I was...

Gabriel Arges Set to Grapple Craig Jones In Sub Only Rules

Gabriel Arges has been on a tear lately. Fresh off winning King of the mats Arges is stepping up his game and he’s signed up to Grapplefest 4 special match against ADCC 2017 boywonder Craig...

Andre Galvao And Gordon Ryan Bury The Hatchet?

Andre Galvao has long been considered one of the biggest competitors in the sport. As such he was challenged by Gordon Ryan mid January: To this Galvao responded: 50k? Come on…I’m worthy over...

Mahamed Aly In For IBJJF Nogi Grand Prix

Mahamed Aly is the latest addition to the IBJJF nogi grand prix and a chance to win 40.000 USD. Aly was the 4th person to receive an invite – following Marcos Almeida Buchecha, Gordon Ryan,...

Why You Should Take CBD Oil To Recover Your Body?

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil is a natural non-psychoactive compound that is thought to treat a variety of health-related diseases. CBD oil is currently used as an alternative to...

Freestyle and Greco Roman: Understanding The Different Types Of Wrestling

Wrestling is a Grappling combat sport which uses techniques such as clinching, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and holds. UWW, Wrestling’s governing body recognizes 6 styles of...

Aikido Master Develops Anti-Takedown System

Aikido is often seen by other martial artists as more of a philosophical art instead of an effective martial arts/ combat sport. There are many benefits by physically and psychologically to training...