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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Jean Machado: Funniest Brazilian Expressions!

    If you have had the pleasure of training in Brazil or had a Brazilian instructor, chances are that you may have heard many of these expressions and phrases. Even if you didn’t,...

BJJ Blue Belt Anthony Bourdain On Dealing With A Self Defense Situation

  58 year old BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is known for his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly,...

Saulo Ribeiro: You’re a White Belt With Stripes, You’re Already A ‘Master’

    Saulo Ribeiro is one of the most successful competitors and jiujitsu instructors. He is now more devoted to passing his knowledge onto his students in his academy called University...

ADCC Champ Rani Yahya Teaches His Infamous North South Choke

  Former ADCC Champ and UFC fighter Rani Yahya teaches the details behind the North South Choke. Yahya won the 66 kg division of the prestigious ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in...

Check Out How The Jiu-Jitsu Stars Dressed Up For Halloween

  Halloween was celebrated all over the world by most of the BJJ stars. Who had the best costume?   God of War!! @rerock6 A photo posted by Roberto Abreu (@cyborgbjj) on Oct 31, 2015 at...

Andre Galvao’s Tip on How to Finish the Rear Naked Choke

  Andre Galvao explains his way to finish a rear naked choke when the opponent defends well:   #MataLeão: There is a simple technique but I know a lot of people have a hard time to finish...

Navy Seal Legend On Which Martial Arts Are Best For Self Defense

  From September of 1990 to 2010 Jocko Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He earned his Black Belt in Brazilian...

In Russia Pulling Guard is For P*ssies: Lion No-Gi BJJ Cup

  Highlight of the BJJ No-Gi Tournament held in Moscow, Russia, by BJJMania.ru. If you notice, they are Jiu-Jitsu players that like working for takedowns.   Team results: Berkut: 85...

Bulletproof Coffee Done The Redzovic Jiu-Jitsu Way

  Bulletproof Coffee is, essentially, a hot coffee, plus two tablespoons of butter, plus a tablespoon of MCT oil (that’s medium chain triglyceride oil, which we’ll talk more about in...

World Champ Trains 4x /Week: ‘Full Time Grapplers Lack Social Skills’

  This Team Atos brown belt is a killer – Rolando Samson is a Jiu-Jitsu competitor and a full-time college student. Known for his explosive style and finishing mind set, Rolando took the...

Tips For White Belts When They First Start Rolling

    From BJJ black belt Josh Vogel: A quick video I made of a concept I teach white belt students in Brazilian Jiujitsu when they first start to roll. The major goal is to eliminate as much...

Meet Jonna Konivuori: IBJJF Purple Belt World Champ & Pilot!

  FightinglifestyleUAE.com caught up with Jonna Konivuori, a female pilot and an IBJJF purple belt world champion, currently based out of Muscat, Oman. Some of Jonna’s achievement consist of...

Marcus Buchecha Shows His ‘Capoeira’ Guard Pass

    3x Open Weight world champion Marcus Buchecha Almeida shows his favourite old school way of passing the guard and adds an interesting ‘Capoeira’ twist to it. Watch how...

High Percentage Techniques in Jiu-Jitsu Looking at Statistics

  Source: http://bishopbjj.com/ these guys did a series of excellent articles where they desconstructed the 2012 Pan Am. This is the result of their research. They have a whole series of...

Wrestling Legend Dan Gable: “St*roid Users Lack Mental Toughness.”

    Wrestling legend Dan Gable was one of the most dominant competitors and coaches in wrestling history. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he...

Top 5 Jiu-Jitsu Competitors That Would Do Great in MMA

    With BJJ still being considered an amateur sport, many sport BJJ competitors look to transitioning to MMA.Examples of current top MMA fighters that came from sport Jiu-Jitsu: Jose Aldo,...

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Israel: Realistic Defense Against Knife Attack

  3 variations of defense against knife attack from above. The first technique is the optimal one and the others are variations that might occur when the attacker tries to resist. From Moshe...

7 Tech Executives That Train BJJ

BJJ welcomes people from all types of backgrounds. www.businessinsider.com recently did an article about Tech executives that do martial arts. Here are the BJJ players, and some of them are even...

“It’s All In Your Head”: Research Proves That Muscle Performance Is Influenced By The Brain

    According to researchers from the University of Zurich who have done work on performance in athletes: The head plays a key role in tiring endurance performances. They have discovered a...

Black Belt & Fashion Exec: ‘Without Jiu-Jitsu, I Can’t Do What I Do For a Living’

    31-year-old Louis Levy is vice president of The Levy Group, his family’s 80-year-old fashion conglomerate. He is also a BJJ black belt under Fabio Clemente and teaches the morning...

Davi Ramos Talks 2015 ADCC Gold

      FightinglifestyleUAE.com caught up with the 2015 ADCC under 77 Champion, Davi Ramos to talk about his views on competing and winning gold at the ADCC that took place in Sao...

Jeff Glover Facing 6’4′ 400 lbs BJJ Black Belt Sergio Farnes

    A real life David vs Goliath match between two BJJ black belts that happened at Grapplers Quest a few years ago.   Submit from anywhere with these weird chokes made up by the...

Alexander Trans On The Exercises He’s Doing To Rehab His Knee

  Last June during the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships in California, United States, Alexander Trans reached a historic achievement. After Ricardo Evangelista, his training partner in Abu Dhabi,...

How To Apply Jiu-Jitsu Strategy To Your Personal Finances

  Written by Brearin Land, BJJ Black Belt and instructor at Gracie Barra HQ in Irvine. He is also the CEO of  a wealth management firm Irvine Wealth, and is specialised in Retirement Income...