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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Royce Gracie: “My father served as an example. He wouldn’t tell people what to do, he would get up and do it himself.”

    On father’s day, Royce Gracie explained to Breitbart Sports:   “My father served as example,” . “That’s what I try to do [for] my kids. It’s very easy for people to...

Andris Brunovskis Claims he Invented the ‘Worm Guard’. Keenan Cornelius Responds

    Photo by Pasando Guardia Team ATOS takes on Canada’s best in Submission Series Pro’s latest grappling event. New BJJ Black belt, Andris Brunovskis, takes on Taylor Gang...

Brazilian Actor Stenio Garcia to Play Helio Gracie in Upcoming Movie

The Gracie family, leading developer of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil and worldwide, will have their story told in a movie. According to “O Globo“, the movie “A Ultima Luta” (The Last...

Rickson Gracie: ‘Grapplers Must Also Learn To Strike’

    Royce and Rickson Gracie have been known to say that ‘Jiu-Jitsu is enough’ for a fight (street or MMA). However in a recent article written by Rickson for Black Belt...

Rorion Gracie Offers Nutrition Advice to Muslims for Ramadan

    Founder of the UFC Rorion Gracie who holds a 9th degree red belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, was recently a guest on the Dean Show, a popular Islamic TV show. He is the eldest son of Hélio...

Budo Jake: Differences between training BJJ in USA & Japan

    In this video Budo Jake shares some of the differences that he’s come across training BJJ in the USA vs Japan.       Following the article on the Japanese grappler...

Keenan Cornelius: ‘My Fingers are so Damaged from BJJ that I can’t Make a Closed Fist Anymore’

Photo: Stefan Kocev   Keenan Cornelius recently talked about on his facebook page, how much damage his fingers had taken after 10 years of Jiu-Jitsu:   Coming up on a decade of Jiu-Jitsu,...

Rafael Lovato’s Return to Competition 9 Months After Torn Pec & Depression

    Rafael Lovato Jr is back to competition, 9 months after suffering a serious injury and the depression that followed. He competed this weekend at the IBJJF Curitiba Open and won double...

A New Marketing Tool for BJJ Academies to Get More Students

    My Favorite New Marketing Tool For BJJ Academies.   What is it?   Facebook retargeting!   The truth is most website visitors won’t sign up for a free trial on the first...

Carlos Gracie Sr’s Views on Alcohol

    Here are Grandmaster Carlos Gracie views on alcohol. Here is an excerpt from his 1948 book:  “Alcohol: It is one of our worst enemies. It’s direct or indirect detrimental...

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...

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...