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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

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...

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...

Doctor on Joint Sprains & Spinal Injuries in BJJ

  Dr. James Liu is a BJJ player and an emergency room physician.   Here is what he told Gracie Barra about ringworm, cauliflower ear, joint sprains and spinal injuries in BJJ. About joint...

Money Prizes per Belt & Weight Class: Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship

    The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship takes place from 23-25 April at the IPIC Arena, Zayed Sports City and are completely free to attend for all fans. Schedule: 22nd...

Fila Wrestling Attempting to Stop the Growth of BJJ & IBJJF in Russia

    News out of Russia is saying that FILA (International Wresting Federation) is using it’s influence to stop the spread and growth of BJJ in Russia by not allowing the creation of...

Keenan Cornelius Attacks Every Limb in Amazing Drill Sequence

      Keenan Cornelius working on some functional cyclical submission drills. This one is cool because you hit a submission on every limb in one full sequence. Omaplata > Armbar...

Jon Jones ‘Aims for BJJ Black Belt’ but Coach Won’t Promote Him to Blue Belt yet

      UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been training since early 2013 at Gracie Barra New Mexico under professor Roberto ‘Tussa’ Alencar. Like any former...

Watch Anderson Silva React to UFC Doping Test Failure & Being Kicked out of TUF Brazil

      Anderson Silva was kicked out of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 after failing a pre-UFC 183 drug test. He was replaced by Rodrigo Minotauro. Silva’s departure will be...

World Champ Abraham Marte on What is the Most Important Thing in Jiu-Jitsu

    Abraham Marte is a BJJ black belt from Basico BJJ of the Dominican Republic. He started competing in BJJ in 26 years old and got his black belt at 32! Abraham Marte Messina was the...

Team Nogueira Dubai’s Rafael Haubert on his BJJ Journey from Barcelona to UAE

    Fightinglifestyleuae.com‘s Rick Rout caught up with Team Nogueira Dubai’s Head Coach Rafael Haubert ahead of the World Professional Jiu-jitsu Championship. Rafael Haubert who is...

MMA in Russia: Political Games

    MMA is highly politicized in Russia. It’s not surprising when Russian president Vladimir Putin, a Judo 6th degree black belt and Sambo Master of Sport, is a huge supporter of...

Kron Gracie on His Training: ‘It’s all Push Up, Pull Ups & Jiu-Jitsu’

In a recent article in Details Magazine, intitled ‘How I Got My Body’, Kron details his training regimen which consists of body weight training and Jiu-Jitsu:   “I teach two hours every...

BJJ Mental Coach on “Hyping Opponents Up”

      From BJJ Mental Coach Gustavo Dantas: “In continuation of the series “Top Ten Mental Mistakes Jiu-jitsu Competitors Make and How to Avoid Them”, today I will be sharing...