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Category Archive: Articles, Strength & Conditioning, Videos

Agility Ladder Drills For Jiu-Jitsu

  Brad Wolfson demonstrates 5 Agility Ladder drills to incorporate into your warmup routine to improve movement and footwork. www.soulcraftbjj.com  

Sergio ‘Canudo’ Zimmermann Seminar in Bosnia 9 &13 July

    Bosnae Team United -Pound for Pound Team Bosnia and Herzegovina proudly presents upcoming seminar from one of the world class bjj black belt, under Carlson Gracie lineage, Sergio...

Grappling Central Podcast Interviews Jeff Curran

    Grappling Central Podcast is arguably the best bjj themed podcast out there with a number of exciting guests as well as grappling with serious topics. And the latest episode of...

Invitation to Help Out a BJJ researcher! Short Survey

    Thomas Nadelhoffer is an associate Professor of Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience at College of Charleston (South Carolina) and he needs your help. As someone who works with...

‘What I’ve Learned in My 40 Years’ -5th Degree Black Belt Phil Migliarese

  Phil “Jiu-Jitsu Matrix” Migliarese  is currently a 5th degree Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with over 20 years of experience in BJJ and Mixed Martial Arts. A Gracie Worlds...

Vitor Belfort’s Daughter Vitoria Submits Boy in BJJ Competition

  UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort’s eldest daughter Vitoria has inherited her father’s fighting spirit. She recently dominated a boy in a BJJ tournament. Vítor was born on April 1,...

Russell Brand is training Brazilian jiu-Jitsu

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son...

Adam Dietrick (OCBJJ) Passed Away Earlier Today

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community lost another young soul today. Tom DeBlass’ student Adam Dietrick passed away following complications from a blood clot that traveled to his lung....

Berkut 3 Card and Date Announced

    The Berkut BJJ invitational is putting together an amazing card with 10 elite (black belt) level submission only matches. The event will be held in Moscow, Russia on August 13th in...

Jiu-Jitsu World League Organizing NoGi Championship

  Jiu Jitsu World League is set to bring their ruleset into the NoGi enviroment! Their social media just announced:   “Big news! ⚡️⚡️⚡️ For the first time introducing a No...

Two Suspects Charged in Ryan Jimmo Hit and Run

    Edmonton Police charged two suspects for the death of Ryan Jimmo that ocurred earler this week in Canada. According to cbc.ca an altercation occurred between the drivers of two...

Tajikistan National Sport – Gushtigiri, Then And Now

    Tajikistan takes it’s wrestling seriously! Check out this video of a match somewhere in Tajikistan where a woman could be going against a man and the throws never stop.  ...

Watch: Chris Haueter’s Epic Speech & Seminar at BJJ Globetrotters Summer Camp

  The great Chris Haueter talks about thinking street while doing sport Jiu-Jitsu at the epic Jiu-Jitsu globetrotters summer camp in Leuven, Belgium. He also teaches some great grappling...

UAEJJF Canceling Absolute Divisions for 2016-2017

    The United Arab Emirates Jiu Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) is one of the most influential organizations around in brazilian jiu-jitsu and they’ve just decided that they want to...

Dillon Danis On McGregor’s Jiu-Jitsu: He’s Amazing On The Ground

    Dillon Danis is hoping to gain the edge for Copa Podio by training with the notorious Conor McGregor. McGregor has been frequently criticized as a bjj player even though he managed to...

Training Report: Fightzone (Checkmat) Malmo, Sweden

  Hi everyone! My name is Colin Leigh and I am a Canadian living abroad in Riga, Latvia. I am a two striped white belt under Vladislavs Čerņavskis, training at LEWC- Giudici BJJ in Riga. I...

Demian Maia to fight Carlos Condit on His Way to UFC Belt

    One of the best representatives of jiu-jitsu in the UFC has one of the biggest challenges ahead of him. Following a streak of 5 victories in the organization, Maia has moved up a spot...

Nicholas Meregali To Face Leandro Lo in 1st Round of Copa Podio

    Brown Belt standout from Worlds 2016- Nicholas Meregali  has been chosen, by popular vote, as Leandro Lo challanger in round 1 of Copa Podio! Mario Reis Brown Belt has his...

MMA Legend Enson Inoue Talks Return to BJJ After 10 Yr Break

  MMA legend and BJJ black belt Enson Inoue has been retired from MMA since 2004 (he had a short comeback fight in 2010), but he has recently started training Jiu-Jitsu again after taking a 10...

Notorious Guard Puller Paulo Miyao’s Double Leg Takedown in Competition

The Miyao twins are known for the guard-centric game and their berimbolos, but at IBJJF Belo Horizonte No-Gi Open, Paulo mixed it up a bit at the end of his match and shot and scored a blast double...

Injury Sidelines Galvao from IBJJF Pro League GP, Replaced By Ceconi

    Andre Galvao is the latest to relinquish a spot in IBJJF Pro League Grand Prix 2016 following Romulo Barral and Bernardo Faria. Celebrated fighter will be replaced by Alex Ceconi, a...

Training Report: Mackenzie Dern, Gezary Matuda at Frota Academy

    Frota Academy has recently helped organize another prestigious camp in cooperation with BJJ Private Camps. This time the Guest teachers were none other than elite bjj female...

B.J. Penn Receives 6 Months Suspension For IV Use

    UFC’s anti doping partnership with USADA spawned another suspension. This time the suspension went to UFC Hall of Famers – B.J. Penn retroactive to March 25th when he...

Bruno Matias Teaches Victory Dance at BJJ Globetrotters Summer Camp

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has a lot in common with dancing. You need rhythm, feeling and emotion. BJJ black belt Bruno Matias was recently one of the guest instructors at the epic Jiu-Jitsu...