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Category Archive: Articles, Gear review

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...

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...