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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Ronda Rousey Selling Her Old Car on Ebay but Under One Condition

    UFC champion Ronda Rousey is selling her beloved 2005 Honda Accord, which she affectionately calls ‘The Fonda’ on eBay. This was the same car where she used to sleep in,...

Review: The BJJ Mental Coach’s 4 DVD Set ‘Inner Discovery for Outer Success’

“Competition is 90% Mental, and 10% Physical” 2 months ago, I was sent a copy of the BJJ Mental Coach‘s 4 set of DVDs: ‘Inner Discovery for Outer Success’. I’ll...

GSP Coach Firas Zahabi’s 2 Most Important Aspects of Training in Jiu-Jitsu

    GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi was very critical about Jiu-Jitsu’s use in MMA in a recent interview with Sherdog.com. Firas is a BJJ black belt but feels that the fact that Jiu-Jitsu...

Can Jiu-Jitsu be Considered your Religion?

    Written by Mario “Marius” Puccioni, black belt in BJJ and founder of one of the first teams operating in Italy, Centurion Jiu Jitsu, based in Florence. he runs a popular...

Kit Dale Explains How He Got his Black Belt in 4 Years

    BJJ black belt and 2 times world Pro champion Kit Dale talks about how he got his black belt in four years:   HOW I GOT MY BLACKBELT IN 4 YEARS., I asked my followers the other day...

Open Mat BJJ Rolling Sessions in Poland Hailed a Big Success

    Written by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz, Dragon’s Den head coach, Braulio Estima’s black belt. Photos: http://maczdunovsky.format.com/   Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fast...

Kit Dale on Why He Has Lost Interest in Competition Jiu-Jitsu

      Australian BJJ black belt Kit Dale recently took to his facebook account to share his thoughts on why he has lost interest in competition Jiu-Jitsu. Kit has won the World Pro at...

The Rise of Combat Wrestling: Interview w/ Ivaylo Ivanov CW President

    During the 90s in Japan, a gentleman with cauliflower ears and a thick neck, called Kiguchi Noriaki was wondering about a rule set, convenient enough for all representatives of the big...

BJJ Mental Coach: How NOT to bring outside issues on the mat

    From BJJ Mental Coach Gustavo Dantas:   The ninth most common mental mistake Jiu-Jitsu competitors make is: “Bringing outside issues on the mat” This is an extremely delicate...

BJJ Mental Coach: “Hyping the tournament up”

    From BJJ Mental Coach Gustavo Dantas:   The eighth most common mental mistake Jiu-jitsu competitors make is “Hyping the tournament up”. Often times competitors pressure...

BJJ Purple Belt Switches to GJJ Academy & Starts from White Belt

    Popular Blogger MegJitsu (Check out her blog megjitsu.com) recently wrote an article where she talked about ‘How to Change BJJ Schools’. Up until recently, Meg had been...

Ronda Rousey on Difficult Childhood, Father’s Suicide & Vicodin Habit

    Ronda Rousey was born in Riverside County, California, the daughter of Ron Rousey and AnnMaria De Mars (née Waddell). Her mother had a decorated Judo career and was the first American...

Copa Podio Reveals New Rodolfo Vieira: Victor Honorio

  Written by Gench Gordo of skatesurfjiujitsu.com who reported from Rio: This passed Saturday in Rio was no different then the others – action packed & fun – However this...

Cauliflower Ears: Doctor Develops Permanent Solution

    Written by Dr. Bryan Ales, BJJ student of Omar Sabha, MHA   What is the CauliCure™ Advanced Compression System?   The system was developed after I started BJJ a little over...

Don’t Quit! Surviving the First 6 Months of Sparring (Rolling)

  Sparring or “rolling” is one of the elements that makes jiu-jitsu the most effective martial art on the planet, but it’s also the number one reason why more than 90% of...

Watch: Ricardo Liborio vs Remco Pardoel 1996 Mundials

    ATT founder Ricardo Liborio vs Remco Pardoel (UFC 2 standout) in a 1996 World BJJ Championship match. Remco Pardoel discovered BJJ in 1993 when he fought Royce Gracie in UFC 2. He is a...

Allan Goes: ‘Carlson Trained His Fighters to Defeat Helio’s Side of the Family’

    Allan Góes is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist. He last fought for the Seattle Tiger Sharks of the International Fight League. Goes started practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at...

(Video) Joe Rogan: ‘Jiu-Jitsu is a Vehicle For developing your Whole Life’

    Joe Rogan Podcast – Benefits Of Learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (3 part video). Joe talks to one of his friends about training BJJ. Here is the audio from his podcast and combined...

Meet Marcos Oliveira, World Pro Master Double Gold Champ

    This year was the first time that the UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation had the Masters Black Belt Division of the World Professional Jiu-jitsu Championship attracting top talent from all over...

Jiu-Jitsu Saves Little Girl’s Life from Suicidal Thoughts caused by Bullying

    12 year old Claire Teitgan was bullied every day at school and it affected her self confidence. It was so bad that Claire had suicidal thoughts. Her parents found her diary with...

Data from 12,000 MMA Fights Used in Online Betting Guide

    Data analyst Vik Singh  took a database of 11,886 MMA fight records and analysed them to determine any trends with winning and losing an MMA bout. Why you may ask? Well to help make a...

Grandmaster Carlos Gracie’s 12 Commandments of Jiu-Jitsu

    The 12 Commandments of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu -By Grandmaster Carlos Gracie Sr.   Promise yourself… To be so secure that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To speak to all of...

Things to Contemplate with Crossfit for Bjj

  Crossfit is a huge hit not just amongst ordinary people but many fighters use it as great conditioning training to make sure they are in that ”fighting shape”. There are however things to...

Carlson Gracie Jr: Rickson Gracie, Gracie Barra & Gracie Academy Don’t Produce Many Successful MMA Fighters

    Son of legendary Carlson Gracie, Carlson Gracie Jr. takes the time to sit down with Jits Magazine. In this part he talks about how Carlson Gracie’s Jiu-Jitsu style is geared for...