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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Key Concepts on Developing an Impassable Guard by Ari Galo (Carlson Gracie Rio head coach)

    Carlson Gracie Rio de Janeiro’s head instructor Ari Galo explains his concept of the ‘Ball guard’. It’s basically similar to the inverted guard but think of...

Conor McGregor & Gunnar Nelson Movement Drills With Ido Portal

    Conor McGregor has summoned the support of Ido Portal to help him become the master of movement ahead of his eagerly awaited UFC 194 title unification bout against Jose Aldo in...

30 Exercises For BJJ That You Can Do Anywhere

  Working out for BJJ doesn’t have to cost anything and it can be done anywhere with bodyweight exercises. This type of workout uses your own bodyweight as the resistance. 1) Convenient and...

2 Legends Finally Meet: Rickson Gracie & Kazushi Sakuraba

  2 martial arts legends recently met in Japan: Rickson Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba aka ‘The Gracie Hunter’. In the early and mid ’90s the Gracie family ruled the world of MMA, and...

No Gi World Stats: 10th Planet (Only No Gi) vs Atos (Gi & No Gi)

    How does a team who trains exclusively in no gi do against teams that have a hybrid approach? Jiu-Jitsu.net which is run by Dan ‘Trumpet Dan’ Lukehart collected the...

Felipe Costa: ‘Jiu-Jitsu Is For Everyone But BJJ At A High Level Is Not.’

    Multiple world champion and leader of Brasa, Felipe Costa discussed on his website Brazilianblackbelt.com, how he thought that champions could not be made but are in fact born. He means...

How to Get Better at BJJ While Training with Beginners

    Pointers, tricks and tips for training BJJ with newbies and beginners so neither of you get hurt, and that both of you actually make progress. By Stephan Kesting...

Famous Scientist Neil DeGrasse Tyson Demonstrates Wrestling Move

  The world’s most famous scientist has a rich background in Wrestling. Neil deGrasse Tyson was the captain of his high school wrestling team, and competed on Harvard’s wrestling squad...

TOP 10 Steroid Busts in MMA

    The day after celebrating his birtday, Renzo Gracie told Brazilian magazine Tatame, his views on PED use in MMA. Renzo thinks that steroid use is widespread apart from a few fighters:...

Judo Olympian Travis Stevens Shows 3 Great Throws for BJJ

    Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ shows 3 very nice modified Judo throws for BJJ. Travis Stevens is a judoka from United States who competed in 2008 Olympics. He participated...

Ronda Rousey: “I Don’t Lift Any Weights At All”

    Not all BJJ and MMA champions lift heavy weights as part of their training. In BJJ Marcelo Garcia, Caio Terra and Leandro Lo have said that they never lift weights but just do Jiu-Jitsu...

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...