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Category Archive: Articles

Just Married: Best BJJ Wedding Cakes

  Jiu-Jitsu themed wedding cakes are a popular choice when one member of a couple, or in some cases both members train. Here are some of the best Jiu-Jitsu wedding cakes as compiled by our...

(Video) Shinya Aoki Taking Arms At Judo Competitions in Japan

  Shinya Aoki is a Japanese mixed martial artist competing currently for Rizin Fighting Federation, grappler, and former police trainee currently competing in ONE Championship’s...

UFC Issues Statement on BJ Penn Sexual Assault Allegations

  With a record of 16-10-2 and with 3 defeats in a row, UFC hall of famer, ‘the prodigy’ BJ Penn,  was set to come back from retirement to make another run at the UFC feather weight belt...

How To Do 3x World Champ Ebinuma’s Double Lapel Uchi Mata

    Uchimata, or inner thigh throw, is classified as a leg technique in the nage-no-kata of Kodokan Judo. It often uses considerable hip action as well and some references therefore...

MMA Trained Girl Who Beat Up Boy Made Famous by Kit Dale

  A school fight in Australia was recently caught on camera, and is going viral on social media. In the video, a female high school student can be seen taking down a male student with a single...

Homosexuality in Jiu-Jitsu: Why A Taboo Subject?

  Written by Christophe ‘Pank’ Levy, BJJ and Luta Livre black belt and head instructor of Raca Luta Academy in Paris, France. For those who do not know me, in my life I have two...

(Video) Jon Jones & Rose Namajunas Rolling

  UFC fighters Jon Jones and Rose Namajunas rolling during a training session at Jackson Wink, in New Mexico. Both fighters are great grapplers. Namajunas started practicing Taekwondo in...

Tom DeBlass: ‘My Students Need To Know That Win Or Lose, I Always Tried’

Photo: Garden State Photography- Mark Ward   Tom DeBlass is a former Bellator and UFC fighter with a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jisu under Ricardo Almeida. Tom was a County Champion Long Jumper...

Rare Video: Rickson Gracie Workout in Nature

  The great Rickson Gracie sharing some knowledge on his workouts in nature. From http://axissakadoamano.seesaa.net/

BJJ & SW highlights: Eduardo “Teta” Rios -Frontline Academy

  Eduardo “Teta” Rios is a Bjj black belt under Ricardo Libório . European Champion and ADCC veteran, now living in Oslo, Norway where he is expending the sport in all Europe since 2006....

Grudge Rematch: Gordan Ryan vs Jordan Tabor 2 This Time No Gi

  Jordan Tabor is a BJJ practitioner who has faced some controversy in the past regarding the legitimacy of his Jiu-Jitsu black belt and how he was promoted. Last year, he competed in a BJJ...

How Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners Spend Valentine’s Day

  Here are some gift present ideas for what to give your girlfriend/boyfriend on Valentines Day 🙂 From Jean Machado.  

7 BJJ Side Control Escape And Guard Passing Counter Drills

Photo: Alicia Photos   Getting stuck in side control after a pass can be one of the worst spots ever. In this video you will see 7 Side Control Escape and Guard Passing Counter Drills. From...

Watch: 20 Best Throws of Judo Superstars, Riner, Iliadis….

  Teddy Riner (O Soto Gari) Automne Pavia (O Soto Ko Soto) Yuri Alvear (Ko Uchi Gari) Naohisa Takato (O Uchi Gari) David Larose (Ko Uchi Gake) Bekin Gviniashvili (Ko Soto Gake) Masashi Ebinuma...

Judo Olympian Travis Stevens Shows Two Great No Gi Takedowns

  Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ shows 2 very nice modified No Gi Judo takedowns. Travis Stevens is a judoka from United States who competed in 2008 Olympics. He participated in the...

Judo Legend Neil Adams on Judo & BJJ Interlinked, Gracie Challenge, Ronda Rousey & Injuries

    Neil Adams MBE is an English judoka who won numerous Olympic and World Championship medals in judo representing Great Britain. Adams was the first British male to win a World title, and...

3 Best Ways To Pass The X-Guard

    The x-guard is an open guard where one of the combatants is standing up and the other is on their back. The bottom combatant uses the legs to entangle one of the opponent’s legs,...

Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov Old School Training in Dagestan Mountains, Russia

    Here’s a great video of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap training his son and a group of Caucasus fighters in the beautiful Dagestan mountains. Abdulmanap...

World Champion Gilbert Durinho Burns training at Studio 540

  Gilbert “Durinho” Burns stopped in to train with at Studio 540 on February 3rd, 2016 and taught some great techniques. Here’s his roll with Rob Zeps after class. Enjoy!

BJJ Nomad New Episode: ‘Live By The Gi/ Die By The Gi’

  “BJJ NO-MAD” is a documentary series about two martial artists – a cinematographer and a traveler, who are searching for the way of the warrior around the world starring BJJ black belt...

Jiu-Jitsu Beyond Borders: Epic Czech & Polish Rolling Session

  Jiu-Jitsu beyond borders! This was an epic training session that gathered 90 BJJ players from Poland and Czech republic. GB Draculino Czech Republic: – Frýdek-Místek – Třinec...

Old Man Strength: Training Regimen of 58 year Old European Master Champion

Lars Roskær from Denmark is 58 years old and he just won his 5th gold medal at the European Championships in Portugal, this year as brown belt just a few months after being promoted. Since he took...

Terrible Leg Break During Female Grappling Match

  UFC women’s straw weight Angela Magana competed in a FILA grappling competition a few years back. During this match, Magana’s opponent unfortunately suffered a gruesome leg break....

Medicine Ball Drill for Drop Seoi Nage

  Seoi nage is a shoulder throw, one of the traditional forty throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the first group, Dai Ikkyo, of the traditional throwing list, Gokyo (no...