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Category Archive: Articles

Developing Your A-Game Or Experimenting On New Moves

If you’re a dedicated “jiujiteiro,” then wondering how to maximize your training time properly and effectively has definitely crossed your mind. Specifically, when is it appropriate to spend...

Wrestling: What Elite Wrestlers Know and You Don’t

Many wrestlers are focused on learning new moves. We are very move focused in the United States when it comes to wrestling. Wrestling is more than just knowing moves though. Some wrestlers know the...

How Much Should You Rest After a Tough Week of Training?

After an intense week of training when the weekend rolls around, you’re likely feeling burned out. So how much should you be resting every week to get the most out of your training? This question...

McGregor Pens a Love Letter to Dillon Danis Comparing him To Bison moving like a Snake

Dillon Danis was the pictured perfect company man as he took his NSAC suspension like a man in spite of not actually throwing the punch. Danis was fined 7500 USD and suspended for 7 months. Among all...

Gracie Breakdown: Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler – Early Stoppage or Not?

Rener Gracie and Ryron Gracie took the opportunity to analyze one of the best contemporary wrestlers – Ben ASkren in his UFC debut. The twosome got in deep with Ben Askren and weighed in on the...

Mackenzie Dern Believes ADCC Is A Great Event To Shed Babyweight For

One time UFC strawweight Mackenzie Dern is 7 months pregnant. She’s also aiming to become the first mother that’s also a UFC champion. In an interview with MMA Fighting    she revelead...

What To Eat Before & After BJJ Training

Although consistent training to be able to excel in Jiu-Jitsu is very important, the energy that your body needs to fuel itself through those rigorous trainings is just as relevant. The meals you eat...

AOJ Solo Drills To Improve Mobility & Movement

There are times when you are just too busy and you cannot get to BJJ practice. There are plenty of solo exercises you can do at home that can improve your BJJ training. AOJ SOLO DRILLS shown by Coach...

The Best At-Home Workouts for Grapplers

Keeping to a regular workout routine is vital to maintaining our bodies at peak performance. When we stop exercising for a long enough period of time, our bodies will quickly go into atrophy and lose...

An Elderly Lady Choked Out A Woman In Family Street Fight

Jiu jitsu is everywhere  – and it’s not always great as the video evidence shows. In this particular case an elderly woman used it to choke out a younger woman in a family altercation...

Jiujitsu Trainer, Business Owner Nicollas Welker Araujo Arrested on suspicion of Rape in Agoura Hills

Nicollas Welker Araujo has been arrested over the weekend on on suspicion of raping a person who is incapable of giving consent because of a developmental or physical disability and lewd or...

UAE’s First Astronaut Said Practising Jiu-Jitsu Has Been a Major Advantage in Career

UAE Astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori, used to think traveling to space would be nearly impossible. However for this young man his dream came through! When asked how children can prepare for an astronaut...

Send Your Stalling Opponent Flying with Hopping Uchi Mata by Satoshi Ishii

In a BJJ match match, you are likely to face a standing opponent that will have stiff arms and their butt far away from you. They use this as a stalling position to avoid getting thrown. Here Satoshi...

Learn 2 Great Set Ups for the Infamous ‘Bulldog Choke’

Ben Askren put the Bulldog choke back on the map UFC 235 when he squeezed Robbie Lawler, making him fake a limp arm and Herb Dean stopping the fight. The bulldog choke is a glorified headlock. It is...

Watch: Ben Askren Wrestling & Grappling w/ Jake Shields

Ben Askren, 2x NCAA Champion (4x NCAA finalist) is one of the most recognized wrestlers in the world. Ben is notorious for being extremely technical and an extremely great instructor. Here is a rare...

ADCC Hands Out Invites – Dillon Danis Changes Divisions, Craig Jones Invite Mix Up

The most prestigious grappling promotion in the world has handed out its first batch of invites. Among the Abu Dhabi Combat Club 2019 participants are some old time favorites as well as a fresh crop...

Marcelo Garcia Undergoes Successful Surgery, Looking Forward to Being back on the mat

Marcelo Garcia has long teased a return to competitive grappling. After all the all time great is just 36 years old.   Garcia recently underwent surgery to fix an injury that has been bothering...

Crocop Suffers Stroke And Subsequently Retires

Legend of the sport Mirko Filipovic known as Crocop suffered a devastating stroke one week ago. Filipovic stunned his fans by sharing this last night ahead of his appearance in croatian news to...

Using Your Hips To Stop Throws by Satoshi Ishii

Every technique, takedown or throw has a counter. It’s a question of timing and recognizing the movement and applying it. Olympic Judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii shows how he counters every...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans Will Establish A Proper Ranking For The Continent

In 16 years of the IBJJF European Open in Lisbon, only 2 Europeans have managed to win the gold medal in the male adult black belt division. The first, after 7 years, is Alexander Trans. He won in...

Garry Tonon’s New MMA Fight Announced

Garry Tonon will be once again in the cage this month in Japan. The event in question is ONE: A New Era. The card is set to happen March 31st. Tonon’s opponent is this gentleman:   View...

Matt Serra Believes Matt Hughes Has Always Been Nasty – He just can’t Disguise It Post Accident

Matt Hughes has found himself in quite the predicament earlier this week when it came out that his wife and twin brother had had restraining orders taken out against him. As reported by TMZ:  Audra...

Vitor Belfort Signs With ONE FC

Vitor Belfort has signed with ONE FC. The promotion today announced: “It is with great pleasure and honor that I welcome Vitor Belfort into the ONE Championship family,” Chatri Sityodtong,...

Connection is the Most Important Concept You Should Learn in Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ What is the single most important thing you should learn in Jiu...