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Category Archive: Articles

Tom DeBlass invites Blue Belt Who Lost To A Girl To Train With Him – Come To My Academy

Tom DeBlass felt sad after seeing the attention bjjee post titled BJJ Girl from 10th Planet Montreal Submitted A Male blue belt got. Of course the video got a similar amount of attention on reddit...

Conor McGregor Teases Possibility Of Competing in Grappling Match

Conor McGregor is currently suspended due to altercation at UFC 229. However he was seen working on his grappling and even piped in explaining where things went so wrong with Khabib:  My attacking...

How To Combat A Judoka In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

It’s Never Too Late to Be a Mat Savage

Alan Philips is 71 years old – he’s also an active jiu jitsu practitioner. Alan recently shared his journey in an incredibly inspiring video titled “It’s never too late to be...

Tips For Big Grapplers Going Against Smaller Opponents

If you’re the bigger guy on the mats, you definitely want to have rolling partners who stick around, and you probably don’t want to come across as the bully,  just focused on going for the top...

Gordon Ryan Out Of Surgery – Recovery Starts Today

Problematic crowd favorite Gordon Ryan just underwent surgery to reconstruct his LCL ligament. Gordon Ryan’s first major injury had everyone curious. How will the ADCC medalist deal with this...

‘Berimbolo’ Used in Kosen Judo Way Back in 1950’s

Many BJJ players wrongly believe that techniques such as Berimbolo, X guard, De La Riva guard or Spider guard are BJJ specific moves, but they have been used in Judo (especially Kosen Judo) for years...

Multiple Family Members Of Matt Hughes Take Restraining Orders Against Him

Multiple relatives of UFC hall of famer Matt Hughes were granted restraining orders against him. According to TMZ, Audra Hughes says that shortly after Hughes came home from the hospital after he was...

Why You Should Be Thankful For Your Teammates Smashing You

  The spirit of the moment in bjj is constantly changing which is no surprise given how young the grappling art is compared to wrestling and judo. Still the fact that bjj is so young means that...

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell Was Challenged to a 10K BJJ Match By Ali Abdelaziz

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell recently detailed a stunning challenge he received in his inbox. The challenge comes from controversial mma manager Ali Abdelaziz who reps many stars from Khabib...

BJJ Girl from 10th Planet Montreal Submitted A Male blue belt

Any time there’s a physical disparity between opponents in bjj it attracts major attention of the jiu jitsu community. Some well known cases are purple belts and even blue belts defeating...

Dillon Danis Looking At May Return After Fine & Suspension Determined

Dillon Danis can finally get the aftermath of the event that he didn’t even formally participate in behind him. Of course we’re talking about the infamous brawl at the UFC 229 between...

Inside Look Into Teddy Riner’s Work out Routine That Makes Him Unbeatable

International Judo Federation has long harbored disdain for MMA but they’ve recently made it public that even though the whole world was gearing to watch McGregor – Mayweather their very...

Gordon Ryan Condemns Erberth Santos – While At The Same Time Saluting The Culture That Lead To This

Gordon Ryan has long been a fan of the bullying culture in bjj having said things like: But then again he also thinks he’d be the right person to criticize Erberth Santos for his actions: He...

Craig Jones Managed To Submit Gabriel Arges With a Slick Backtake

In a weekend of huge events Craig Jones did his best to steal the focus away from the disgruntled. THe Australian phenom who made his name at ADCC 2017 managed to sub IBJJF proven champ Gabriel...

Felipe Pena Weighs In On Santos Incident: It’s a shame what happened

Felipe Pena has been at the center of controversy over the weekend thanks to his BJJ Stars match with Erberth Santos going awry. Felipe Pena and Erberth Santos faced each other in the final match of...

An Inside Look at a Judo Olympian’s Kettlebell Workout

Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a brown belt in...

Watch: Best of Erberth Santos Acting like a D-Bag Over The years

Erberth Santos has been involved in many incidents on and off the mats in the past, and is generally known as the bad boy of Jiu-Jitsu… The 2017 world champion is a very controversial figure...

Marcelo Garcia’s Condition For A Grappling Comeback: NO TRASH TALK

Marcelo Garcia rattled the entire community couple of months ago when he hinted of a return to competitive grappling. Garcia, 36, is widely considered one of the greatest grapplers of all time. But...

Yuri Simoes Scores A Shoe In Victory At CJJ

Troubled combat jiu jitsu fight night came to its inevitable conclusion last night when the only experienced grappler earned himself a new title. As a reminder CJJ Fight Night has certainly gone...

Jiu-jitsu ‘Jedi’ Damian Todd overcomes Pain to set world record Having Rolled 24 Hours Non Stop

A former British Royal Marines commando Damian Todd has done it! He managed to practice Brazilian jiu-jitsu for 24 hours non-stop at an Adelaide martial arts school. However it did come at a price...

How To Combat A Leg Locker In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Which BJJ Techniques Work and Don’t Work w/ Small Man Against Big Man

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. It would be ideal if all of our moves worked all of the time against all...

Don’t Fear Foot Locks: How To Strengthen & Improve Mobility for Ankles

Having strong ankles is important for any athlete as it’s the base that will help you have balance. Every time you are attempting a takedown, passing someone’s guard or bridging, your...