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Category Archive: Articles

Former Impact jiu jitsu Coach Ian Kramer Allegedly Clubbed a Female at Political Rally

While there’s all the reasons for jiu jitsu to be practiced by law enforcement officers there’s also quite a few reasons to not allow people with Violent criminal tendencies to train....

Combat Athlete Jodi Phillips’ Talks Fight with Multiple Sclerosis & Training BJJ

Jodi Phillips has been a life long athlete. All her life she played whatever sports were on hand including a 7 year experience doing muay thai, kickboxing, mma and jiu jitsu. In 2018, after years of...

Neiman Gracie Calls ‘Bullsh*t’ on Rory MacDonald’s Fighting Angst

Rory MacDonald had a very odd week having fought Jon Fitch to a draw. Following victory the Red King said: MacDonald seems at the height of his ennui still he will be making it to the finale of...

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving & Succeeding As A BJJ Blue Belt

Written by Ryan Kellar, BJJ black belt instructor at Team Ronin Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu . You leveled up So your professor has presented you with a new belt, signifying that you have fulfilled the...

Conor McGregor offers to fight Conan O’Brien and Wahlberg for UFC shares

Zuffa LLC has sold UFC for almost $4 billion to a group led by talent giant WME a couple years ago. Conor McGregor might be “retired” from MMA for now, but he’s certainly staying busy on social...

Granby Rolls in MMA – Wrestling Takedown Defence Good For Both BJJ and MMA

Granby Rolls are one of the first moves a newbie learns in bjj, right next to breakfalls and shrimping. While there are some variations it’s hard to discount universal benefits of...

BJJ Coach Demonstrates Jiu-Jitsu Street Self-Defense

BJJ Coach Jared Jessup (2nd Degree RGJJN Black Belt) and Eli Knight made a very interesting video. It’s very old school style of street self defense and how it would work. Comparing Master...

PrepAway Guide – Top 5 Study Resources to Prepare for Cisco 200-105 Exam and CCNA Routing and Switching Certification

Cisco company is known not only for high-quality networking hardware and technology services but also for an IT credential program. Whether you are a beginner or a specialist, you will always find...

Craig Jones Set for Polaris 10 Match, Uriah Faber Confident In Victory Over Nicky Ryan

Polaris 10 will have plenty of attention when it happens this month. The latest bout to be announced was Craig Jones vs Matheus Lutes.   View this post on Instagram Craig Jones returns to 185lbs...

Aikido Practitioner Asks For Challenge At MMA Gym, Does Not Work Out For Him

Aikido Practitioner asked for the Gracie at a local mma gym. Naturally it went as well as can be expected in a culture with a long history of making a name on exactly this type of a challenge: What...

USA Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Is Down with BJJ

USA Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang is young and hip. He recently shared the following on the social media: h/t reddit u/beerdlaw What many don’t realize is that jiu jitsu has a history...

Brock Lesnar Quits the UFC, Daniel Cormier rematching Stipe Miocic

Brock Lesnar has had it with the UFC. Human phenom has retired from the UFC, according to president Dana White. The bombshell news comes after Lesnar’s WWE future was also thrown into disarray...

Is Eddie Bravo Doing EBI Just For Women Because CJJ Is Too Vulgar?

Combat jiu jitsu is struggling to find a spot. While grappling fans would rather watch grappling it’s hardly fatal enough for the casual mma fans. According to several athletes they appear to...

UFC veteran Renato Babalu Sobral Suffering From CTE: ‘I can’t walk a straight line’

The sport of MMA attracts a growing number of fans and hobbyist by the day, but what many aren’t aware is that mixed martial arts come with some startling consequences. Renato Sobral has...

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving & Succeeding As A BJJ White Belt

Written by Ryan Kellar, BJJ black belt instructor at Team Ronin Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu . I’ll begin by stating that not all schools of Jiu-Jitsu will agree with my ideas, and that’s fine. Dawn...

Brian Ortega Says He’d Destroy ‘Iranian Hulk’ in MMA

Brian Ortega might be shorter than me- standing at 1.73 meters and weighing in at 66kg but he has no doubts he would defeat the Iranian Hulk in mma.  Iranian Hulk isn’t particularly tall...

Joe Rogan Talks Origins Of the Leglocking and Shares opinion of John Danaher

Joe Rogan’s John Danaher interview had made multiple waves last year. Since then the hype has settled a bit and Rogan has had time to sort out his impressions. “And everything came from...

Do you Know When You Should Tap to a Heel Hook?

Over the years we’ve seen plenty of gruesome injuries resulting from either not knowing when to tap or not wanting to. Insanity: Miyao Brothers Refuse To Tap To Leg Locks! Garry Tonon On...

5 World Class Omoplata Setups by Clark Gracie

The omoplata may be the most underrated submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It is not utilized often at the highest levels of bjj but it is an excellent submission. We have seen omoplata’s executed...

When You Roll With Someone That You Don’t Know….

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ Whenever I roll on training with someone I don’t...

Former UFC Champ Stipe Miocic Loses grappling match

Stipe Miocic wasn’t afraid to don the gi for charity. The former UFC champion greed to participate in a fight to win event hoping to win a donation for his charity. Sadly it went the other way....

Gordon Ryan Is Anti Usada, Who Could’ve Guessed THat

Gordon Ryan’s meteoric rise to fame has been followed by his meteoric gains in weight. Nobody is denying the ADCC medalist is working overtime making both his physique and skills happen however...

Uber driver Was Arrested And Confessed to Killing former UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima

Uber driver Jefferson Roger Maciel Barata has already confessed to running down former UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima. That’s according to a report from MMA Fighting. ”I’ve asked God and his...

The Perfect Darce Choke Set Up with the Gi by Charles Harriott

Half guard can be one of the best and worst places to start initiating a guard pass. Some people have made a career from forcing half guard and smashing people from there. This is a common method of...