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Category Archive: Articles

3 Arm Triangle Variations You Need In Your BJJ Arsenal

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Garry Tonon: ‘I Have The Tools To Submit Khabib’

2019 ADCC bronze medalist Garry Tonon is currently 5-0 in MMA at One FC. He is widely regarded as one of the best wrestlers in BJJ. He recently sat down with the guys at BJJ Fanatics and shared some...

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....

5 Triangle Variations That You Need To Know

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

BJJ Chokes That Everybody Should Know, With Lachlan Giles

Lachlan Giles, a bronze medalist in this year’s ADCC absolute division and one of the most well-known contemporary grapplers, teamed up with Bernardo Faria to show three BJJ chokes that...

Rickson Gracie Secret: Improve By Making Yourself The Worst Guy In Your Academy

If there were one thing that would immediately guarantee you that you’d keep on improving in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as time flies, what would it be? What would it be that you’d need to do?...

Top 3 Ways to Counter The Berimbolo

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Implementing Strategies & Tactics To Win Grappling Matches

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Photo: Miljan Zivkovic We as martial artists are accustomed to training...

Facts About Vegan Energy Diet For Fighters With Durable Strength

A vegan is someone who doesn’t consume anything that comes from an animal including dairy. This statement also differentiates a vegan from a vegetarian. Vegans are not considered to be healthy...

Evolution of the No Gi Uniform From the 90’s To Today

Gi and No Gi are the 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gi Jiu Jitsu is grappling with the use of a traditional Gi, which allows you to grab the clothing of your opponent. No Gi is grappling without the...

If You’ve Wanted To Try BJJ But Were Afraid, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Tap Your Opponents With These Unexpected Wrist Locks

Wrist locks! They are nasty, they are sneaky and they get on your nerves when you get tapped too many times with them… Yet, everybody loves them and wants to have them in their submission...

You Need This: 5 Tips To Pass Any Guard No Gi by Lachlan Giles

Passing the guard No Gi is a different ball game than with the Gi. The lack of grips, the slipperiness, the speed and different attacks available means that if you have to adapt your Gi passing game...

How To Never Get Thrown in BJJ

    Love them or hate them, throws are something every jiujiteiro needs to practice in order to bring his A-game to the table. And, as important it is to learn the throw techniques, it is...

Use The Belt! Superior Belt Grab Guard Pull To Sweep

So you’ve decided to pull guard, so why not sweep right away afterwards? The risk you run when pulling guard is to get your guard passed right away. Here is How To Pull Guard Without Getting...

Easiest Low Risk Takedown in Jiu-Jitsu

In BJJ, you don’t need more than 5 takedowns to have an effective stand up game that can win you matches or keep you safe in a self defense situation. That may not seem like much but if you are...

5 Essential Ways To Escape An Armbar

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you will often hear that the best way to escape a submission is to not get there in the first place. This is why prevention should always be the priority. Prevention in BJJ...

5 Reasons To Start BJJ In Your 30’s

If you haven’t been regularly working out, starting a new exercise routine is never easy, regardless of what age you are when you choose to begin; Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is no different. While...

How to Improve Your Mental Fitness By Doing Escape Rooms

There are many different benefits of doing escape rooms. If you want to learn how to improve your mental fitness, check out these tips. Did you know that there are around 2,300 escape rooms in the...

Edward Norton On Joe Rogan Podcast Talks Working with Rickson Gracie on the Hulk Movie

Actor Edward Norton starred in the 2008 movie ‘The Incredible Hulk’ and had a famous scene with Rickson Gracie. In the scene, Norton who played Bruce Banner was doing Yoga with Rickson...

Bring The Pain With the Shin Whizzer to Darce

The shin whizzer is a technique that your opponents often don’t expect, and it is a powerful starting point for a whole rainbow of colorful submissions. In these two videos from Neil...

BJJ Stars Give Advice To BJJ Practitioners From White to Black Belt

In BJJ, when someone starts training and joins an academy and puts on the white belt, they usually want to get to blue belt as soon as possible. Some of the more addicted BJJ athletes go all in and...

Henry Cejudo’s Hip Toss From a Failed Sweep Single Leg

The hip toss is one of the fundamental takedowns in wrestling and a very versatile one with that as well; it can be used in order to either set up another takedown, or to recover from a failed one....

How To Do The Cartwheel Guard Pass w/ Nick Rodriguez ADCC Silver Medalist

The Cartwheel or Capoeira guard pass is one of the most spectacular guard passes out there. Although it looks flashy, it’s not as difficult to do as you might think. ADCC silver medalist Nick...