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Category Archive: Articles

How To Deal With An Aggressive Drunk Person

Alcohol has the potential to both increase and decrease aggression, depending on where’s one’s attention is focused. Professor McMurran, a psychologist at the University of Nottingham stated:...

Incredible Opportunity: The Mendes Bros 2019 World Super Camp at Evolve MMA

The BJJ legends Mendes Bros are organizing a unique 2019 World Super Camp at EVOLVE MMA! This super camp will be SOLD OUT, so book your spot NOW!   Date: Mon – Fri, September 16 – 20, 2019...

The Top 4 Best Multivitamins for Men in 2019

All men should be taking multivitamins to help with their over all well-being. Keep reading for the top 4 best multivitamins for men in 2019. Up to 68 percent of Americans take multivitamins...

BJJ Instructor Blows Out Student’s Knee As Punishment For Using The ‘Lockdown’ in Class

Over the years we’ve reported on various bullying behavior and hazing rituals from BJJ instructors and teammates – however this last one is truly disturbing. While there are many different...

5 Simple DIY Dog Treat Recipes Your Pet Will Love

You don’t have to go out and spend a fortune to get your pet some good treats! Here are some simple DIY dog treat recipes your furry friend will love. There are about 85 million households with...

BJJ End of Summer Training Camp August 29 – September 1, 2019 Portorož/ Slovenia

  We are expanding our BJJ Intensive Training Camps to a brand new location: Portorož in the Bay of Triest, bordering 2 countries (Italy and Croatia). Summer Jiu Jitsu Training Camp –...

Understanding Jiu-Jitsu by John Danaher, Bernardo Faria & Gordon Ryan

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art & combat sport that is in constant evolution and is now a requirement for anybody who wants to know self defense or practice MMA. John Danaher, Bernardo Faria...

BJJ World Champion Boycotts IBJJF: ‘An Unprofessional, Greedy & Unfair Organisation’

The leading federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the IBJJF which is run by Carlos Gracie Jr. is planning some major changes for all IBJJF members. IBJJF is a private for-profit company and even...

Sweep Much Bigger Opponents With This Effortless Sweep From Half Guard

Jiu Jitsu, the game of human chess. Grappling is considered by many one of the most difficult sports to master. Learning moves generally require a combination of intelligence, timing, coordination...

Easiest Way To Get Submissions At Tournaments

Ever notice when you roll it’s really hard to get a submission at the beginning and end of the match? This is common among BJJ practitioners, especially during tournaments. If the competition is...

The Lucas Lepri Strategy: How To Build Up A Huge Lead On Points In A Jiu-Jitsu Match

Watching the 2014 worlds, one match really caught my attention: the light weight semi-final between Lucas Lepri and Roberto Satoshi. Lucas had a really good strategy on how to accumulate a huge lead...

Rib Injuries in BJJ: Can They Be Avoided & How To Treat Them?

So you’re working super hard at practice, feeling on top of the world as you conquer your partner. You think you’ve nailed the moves but then BAM!, you take a bad blow to the chest and you know...

How to do the Incredible Mongolian Uchi Mata

In Judo, Uchi mata is called “the King of Throws”. Uchi Mata is Ashi Waza or a foot technique, and known as one of the most difficult throws but also the most beautiful. Uchi Mata very often...

Roll Session: Rockstar & BJJ Black Belt Billy ‘Biohazard’

The guitarist and frontman of the Metal band Biohazard, Billy Graziadei is a BJJ black belt who has been training since as far back as 1993. His Jiu-Jitsu story is unique as he was training while on...

Are Advantage Points in BJJ Reasonable?

Guest post by Monty L. Collier In some jiu-jitsu tournaments, advantage points are used to help decide the outcome of a match in the event of a tie. Should the match end without a submission and the...

BJJ Black Belt Self Defense Instructor On Do’s & Don’ts in a Street Altercation

There are many videos on YouTube featuring BJJ practitioners in street altercations, and the majority of them seem to end in favor of BJJ. However, if you are inexperienced in the self defense aspect...

How To Block Seio Nage & Set Up The Clock Choke

In Grappling arts, the counter is very often more powerful than the initial attack. Seoi nage is a shoulder throw, one of the traditional forty throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs...

7 Ways That CBD Oil Gummies Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Interesting in added CBD oil to your daily regiment? Click here for a complete guide on how CBD oil gummies could help you reach your fitness goals. Interested in adding CBD oil to your daily...

The Double Leg Trap Sweep Will Revolutionize Your Half Guard Game

In BJJ it’s quite often the hardest to figure out how a sweep works. Submissions are somewhat easier. You grab onto the isolated limb and apply pressure but working a sweep quite often takes way...

The Great Division in Modern Day BJJ: Where is it All Going?

  In todays world of divisiveness between politics, religion, healthcare and   pretty much everything else Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu cannot escape its practitioners strong opinions stirring amongst the...

Mario Lopez Goes Deep On His Passion For BJJ On The Ellen Show

If you are in your thirty’s and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’Saved by the Bell’. Well, twenty years later, the show’s two star actors Mark-Paul...

Japanese MMA Legends Rumina Sato & Caol Uno Have a Barn Burner of a BJJ Match

In quite uncommon to see top level MMA fighters face each other in a BJJ Gi match. This recently happened in Japan at the Shooto Cup when MMA legends Rumina Sato and Cao Uno, put on their Gis and...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: 5 Reasons Why Law Enforcement Needs It NOW

The use of force by law enforcement has attracted so much attention over the last few years it is virtually impossible to ignore. Moving forward, law enforcement agencies have no choice but to...

7 Amazing Health Benefits of CrossFit

Weight gain has become a common concern among Americans. CrossFit may offer you a solution to this problem. CrossFit is one of the most effective workouts for weight loss due to the extent of caloric...