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Category Archive: Articles

Jocko Willink: “My Kid Asked Me If Super Powers Are Real. I Answered ‘Jiu-Jitsu'”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu truly is a powerful tool to have in your toolbox. It can used to do good but in the wrong hands, can be dangerous. Jocko Willink and Joe Rogan often discuss Jiu-Jitsu and they...

BJJ Mindset Series: Toughness

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...

Do Your Side Control Escapes Suck? These Details Change Everything

If you’re being honest with us, you’ll probably say that your Side Control Escapes could use some work… Or that, quite frankly, they kind of suck. And that’s fine – but...

Gui Mendes on Being a BJJ Coach: “Put So Much Work Into It That You See Results”

Gui Mendes is not just one of the most successful BJJ athletes of all time – who won 4 IBJJF World Championships – but he’s also one of the world’s best contemporary coaches;...

Nick Rodriguez: “No Matter Who You Are, I Will Choke You Out”

Nick Rodriguez will take on Elder Cruz on January 21, in an upcoming Who’s Number One (WNO) match. Both athletes are quite similar in their style; explosive and agile in movement, highly versed...

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest BJJ Concept I’ve Learned From Xande Ribeiro”

If there’s only one thing you had to point out about the Jiu-Jitsu skills and success of Xande Ribeiro… There’s a good chance that you’d mention his guard retention – as...

“I’m a BJJ White Belt… Why Don’t They Want to Roll With Me?”

So you’ve just begun training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’re a BJJ white belt and you’re so eager to train, to learn, and to meet both the coach(es) and your training partners in the...

Ze Mario Sperry Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues its practice of adding people to its Hall Of Fame every Monday… And the latest inductee is the legendary Ze Mario Sperry! They’ve shared the news on their Instagram...

Core Stabilization Exercises You Can Add To Your Workouts

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...

10 Up-and-Coming MMA Fighters To Watch

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...

Balance Training: Improve Your Balance And Base With These Exercises

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...

After 6 Years Training BJJ in Abu Dhabi Davor Markovic Opens Academy in Montenegro

BJJ black belt Davor Markovic of Montenegro has an interesting BJJ journey. Back in in 2015, already a brown belt, he packed his bags to go train and teach BJJ in one of the best places in the world...

Crucial (X-Guard) Sweep Concept: Follow It Up Immediately

What’s one of the biggest mistakes that BJJ white and blue belts (heck, even some higher belts) make in their offense? Lots of times, they get the initial attack right; but then they...

John Danaher: “Never Give Up An Easy Win To An Opponent”

No matter how good you are, nor how good you get in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… You’ll find yourself in trouble from time to time. Be it because you made a mistake or because your opponent is...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...

A Michael Jackson Impersonator Gets in Altercation & Puts Guy in a Bulldog Choke

It’s not easy being a Michael Jackson impersonator in Las Vegas especially when you have hecklers who want to fight you. This is what happened recently when a dude tried to square up with a...

LFA 121: Michael Cyr Wins via Brutal Rear Naked Choke

LFA 121 took place last Friday, on January 14. Streamed over UFC Fight Pass, it featured immensely entertaining fights – one of them being a bout between Michael Cry and Aldan Coria. Cyr...

F2W 191 Full Results: Gianni Grippo Loses to Mauricio Gomez

F2W 191 (Fight To Win) took place on January 14 and displayed a number of high-paced matches. The main event featured a bout between Gianni Grippo – the 2021 IBJJF World Champion (no-gi)...

Andrew Wiltse: “The IBJJF Time Requirements Should Be Abolished”

If there are just two things that can be said with absolute certainty about Andrew Wiltse, it’s that he’ll always bring on exciting, fast-paced matches – and that he isn’t...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Matt Serra Tells The Hilarious Story of John Danaher Wearing a Rash Guard to his Wedding

Matt Serra knew how much of a genius John Danaher was, long before he became well-known in the BJJ circles. Furthermore, the two have been good friends for quite a while as well. Back in 2010 Mat...

Draculino: “The Technical Level of Today’s Jiu-Jitsu is Way Higher Than It Used To Be”

Vinicius „Draculino“ Magalhães is a world-class coach who developed athletes such as Romulo Barral and Samuel Braga; and is known as a first person to open a Gracie Barra academy outside of Rio...

The “Knee to Jaw” Technique Will Make You Enemies in the Gym

There are some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that aren’t… Friendly. That is to say, if you do them while rolling in your own gym/academy, you’ll make some enemies. And if you do...

Rener Gracie: “Overreacting Is a Front for Not Knowing How to Fight”

Ever seen a person overreacting over something that could’ve been solved in a much more productive way? Of course you did – situations such as that one happen much more often than they...