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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

ADCC 2015: Cyborg vs Galvao Preview & Analysis

  We are just a couple of days to see one of the most anticipated superfights in grappling history. Between 2 of the best pound for pound grapplers in the world. Make sure to support the sport...

ADCC 2015: Final List and Predictions

  The final list of competitors for ADCC World Championships has been established. The event will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29th and 30th. There was a last minute change: Justin...

Meet Polish BJJ Prospect Mateusz Flaga

    Mateusz Flaga is a 20 year old blue belt from Poland who trains at Carlson Gracie London / Grappling Rzeszow. He had a great 2014/15 season collecting a lot of medals in the UK...

BJJ Training Pictures Of Hero US Airman That Stopped Terrorist in France Using Jiu-Jitsu

  Spencer Stone, the US Air Force serviceman who along with two other military stopped a massacre in the high-speed train on the Paris / Amsterdam link, is a Jiu-Jitsu practitioner that trains...

Ken Primola On How To Return to BJJ After A Long Layoff

  BJJ black belt, Pan Am world champion, former D1 wrestler and owner of BJJimmersion.com, Ken Primola answers the question of a gentleman asking about how to return to BJJ after a layoff:...

(Video) Andre Galvao vs Rousimar Palhares ADCC 2011 Final

  Rousimar Palhares competed at the 2011 ADCC World Submission Wrestling World Championship in England. Things got off to a rocky start as Palhares missed weight and was removed from the event....

What Happens when UFC Fighters Test Themselves Against US Marines

    Five UFC fighters — Marcus Davis, Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin, Gabriel Gonzaga, Brian Stann (Marine veteran) and UFC President Dana White — go to Quantico, Virginia’s Marine...

Rafael Mendes Explains His Concept for Creating New Techniques

    Find out how Rafael Mendes analyzes positions and sees situation which allow him to create new techniques:  

Tips on Running Successful BJJ Seminars

      Important tips, and Do’s and Don’ys on how to run a successful seminar at your school. Check it out:  

More Than Just A Sport- Nicholas Gregoriades & The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood

For all of us out there that practice with a team or at an academy, the feeling of unity is something extremely common. Seeing the same faces over-and-over, day-in-day-out, and working your tail off...

(Rare Video) Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Cruise feat. Helio, Ryron, Rener & Ralek Gracie

    This was a one time Jiu-Jitsu cruise from California to Ensenada, Mexico which happened in 2005. You can see Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Rorion, Ryron, Rener and Ralek training.  ...

A Black Belt’s View on the Importance of Maintaining The Dying Tradition of ‘Bowing’ in Jiu-Jitsu

    Written by Ivan Bozovic, BJJ black belt and instructor at All American BJJ Academy in Texas.   I want take a moment and remind everyone that slowly but surely, we are allowing the...

Ronda Rousey’s Perfect Response to Critics of her Looks

    Ronda Rousey was looking massive ahead of her UFC fight with Bethe Correia. She told Cosmopolitan Magazine how gaining weight made her feel much stronger and also more beautiful:  ...

BJJ Competitor Emilia’s Ideal Training Session

    Written by Emilia Tuukkanen, BJJ Brown belt, BJJ&Nogi European Champion from Finland, living and training in southern Spain. In this now weekly blog post, she will detail her...

Watch: Butt Scooter vs Wrestler in Grappling Tournament in Azerbaijan

  Grappling tournament in Azerbaijan. Takedowns matter…. Azərbaycanlı güləşçidən erməniyə dərs! Posted by Azerbaijan-Azerbaycan on Saturday, July 25, 2015

New Study: Supplements Containing Creatine Double Risk of Testicular Cancer

    A new study published in the British Journal of Cancer, has found that muscle-building legal supplements may increase the risk of developing testicular cancer. This concerns mainly...

Rickson’s Opinion on the Gracie Academy vs Carlson Gracie Team Rivalry

    Back when Carlson Gracie decided to leave the Gracie Academy in Rio de Janiero and to teach Jiu-Jitsu to common people, a rivalry started with his uncle Helio.  He started the famous...

Emilia’s Training Diary Week #2: Enjoying the Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle in Southern Spain

    Written by Emilia Tuukkanen, BJJ Brown belt, BJJ&Nogi European Champion from Finland, living and training in southern Spain. In this now weekly blog post, she will detail her...

BJJ + MMA vs Judo: What Can be Done to Help Revive Sport Judo

    It’s obvious that Judo has a problem with MMA. Laste year, The IJF – International Judo Federation shared an official statement on their facebook page addressing the recent...

Watch 58 yr Old Coral Belt Fabio Santos Rolling. Still Flexible & Strong

    Fábio Santos (born April 4, 1956) is a red and black belt instructor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Santos graduated with a BA in physical education from the Universidade Gama Filho. Upon...

Jiu-Jitsu Heaven: Top 10 Most Beautiful BJJ Academies in the World

By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Belgrade, Serbia.   Jiu-Jitsu heaven…Imagine nice mats, great facilities, a nice...

Factory of Champions: Checkmat Rio’s Training Methodology

    Israel’s Itamar Marani made an interesting video on his blog imbjj.com , about Checkmat BJJ Brazilan Headquarters’ different training methodology. Jackson Sousa is a...

Watch How Different Jiu-Jitsu is when Sparring with Strikes

    In the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies around the world, they will teach you the sport aspect of Jiu-Jitsu. This means no strikes, and little self defense, but more focus on...

Emilia’s Training Diary: Enjoying the Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle in Southern Spain

    Written by Emilia Tuukkanen, BJJ Brown belt, BJJ&Nogi European Champion from Finland, living and training in southern Spain. In this now weekly blog post, she will detail her...