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Category Archive: Articles, Featured, Seminar

7th BJJ Intensive Camp in Lignano, Italy June 7 – 10, 2019

Welcome to the 7th BJJ Intensive training camp in beautiful Lignano/Udine – ITALY! June 7 – 10, 2019, Lignano/Italy The location is right next to the sea and only 10 min waling distance to the...

Keenan Cornelius On Future Plans After Being Asked To Leave Atos

Keenan Cornelius has been asked to leave Atos, a team he’s belonged to for 6 years. Cornelius has been widely considered one of the prodigies of the sport for quite some time now. Here are...

Incredible Opportunity: Danaher Death Squad Camp at Evolve MMA

You want to learn from the top Grappling instructor today, John Danaher together with his team which wins all the pro tournaments: here is an incredible opportunity. Evolve MMA in Singapore is...

Bjj Instructor Attacks Former Student Who Changed Academies

Anderson Silva’s former coach recently confronted a former student of his in Curtiba: The video has been making rounds around the internet with some stunned reactions. As you can see from the...

Gilbert Durinho’s Unique Way Of Developing The ‘Squeeze’ in His Guillotines

UFC fighter and BJJ black belt world champion Gilbert Durinho Burns has a unique approach to developing that squeeze in Jiu-Jitsu: Static Guillotine workouts. Why train like this? It’s simply...

Citizen Controls Suspect After Police Officer Is Unable to Arrest

One of the things that cannot be overestimated is the value of jiu jitsu for the law enforcement members. Hand to hand combat and the ability to control a suspect without injuring them seem like a no...

Conor McGregor tweets, deletes personal attack on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wife

Conor McGregor had just gotten himself retired but while Dana White initially OK-ed the announcement he might be changing his mind. McGregor certainly managed to keep himself in the headlines and...

Judo for BJJ: How to do Ippon Seoi Nage Without Having Your Back Taken

In BJJ, if you throw someone with Seoi Nage, you have a 50% chance of getting your back taken. This happens even to the most experienced Judoka and wrestlers. This is why we need to make a slight...

Why The Lapel Guard is the BIGGEST Equalizer in Jiu Jitsu…

Keenan Cornelius has long been known as the master when it comes to the dark arts of the lapel. However, his patented guard system still comes under fire in the BJJ community as some practitioners...

The Easiest Half Guard Sweep For A BJJ White Belt

As a beginner it’s quite often the hardest to figure out how a sweep works. Submissions are somewhat easier. You grab onto the isolated limb and apply pressure but working a sweep quite often...

Why Your Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Won’t Promote You (Yet)

  In every BJJ academy there is somebody that has been training Jiu-Jitsu for years, sometimes even more years than most of the others and they are still stuck at their current belt. Why...

Askren: ‘For Your Son To Be a Man, No To Soccer, Yes To Wrestling’

  Current UFC welterweight and former One FC champion Ben Askren commented on football/soccer and he was not impressed by the attitude of some soccer players:   “It was really the...

Sometimes Technique is Not Your Problem – It’s a Physical Problem

You are able to execute a technique properly when training, but unable to set it up during randori (rolling) or during competition. What is the problem? Sometimes you have the technique down but...

Wardzinski Shines, Lo Lost His Mojo: Pan 2019 Results

Panamerican championship this year had plenty of interesting including the return of Gabi Garcia. Gabi of course won double gold but it’s not so clear cut – she had a very difficult time...

The Incredible Growth Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the British Army

The ascendance of Jiu-Jitsu within the British Army has been nothing short of meteoric. Within the space of 4 years Jiu-Jitsu has transitioned in the British Army from an unrecognised obscure...

BJJ Camp With the World’s Best on the Greece’s Mykonos Island

This amazing camp with the 3 of the biggest BJJ stars has been going on for the past 4 years! There have also been appearances from Braulio Estima, Magid Hage and Rodrigo Minotauro Nogueira. This...

BJJ White Belt Helps To Stop Attackers in School Mass Shooting

Rhyllary Barbosa, a BJJ white belt from Sao Paulo was one of the heroes during a recent school shooting that happened at Raul Brasil School near Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to the Police, two former...

Keenan Cornelius Taught Mario Lopez The Wormguard

  Keenan Cornelius has been hard at work spreading the lapel gospel. The worm king has been prepping for ADCC and lifting regularly while on the side converting jiu jiteiros to regular lapel...

Conor McGregor Releases Statement After Arrest For Allegedly Stealing & Smashing A Fan’s Phone

Conor McGregor has found himself in more legal trouble. McGregor is being charged with strong-armed robbery, a second-degree felony, and criminal mischief, a third-degree felony, per the arrest...

Finding The Right Grappling Game For Your Body Type & Personality

A Grappler’s game starts to develop after around 4 years of training or around a purple belt in BJJ. However, that doesn’t stop a white or blue belt from experimenting with different things....

Wrestling: What Elite Wrestlers Know and You Don’t

Many wrestlers are focused on learning new moves. We are very move focused in the United States when it comes to wrestling. Wrestling is more than just knowing moves though. Some wrestlers know the...

ADCC Hands Out Invites – Dillon Danis Changes Divisions, Craig Jones Invite Mix Up

The most prestigious grappling promotion in the world has handed out its first batch of invites. Among the Abu Dhabi Combat Club 2019 participants are some old time favorites as well as a fresh crop...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans Will Establish A Proper Ranking For The Continent

In 16 years of the IBJJF European Open in Lisbon, only 2 Europeans have managed to win the gold medal in the male adult black belt division. The first, after 7 years, is Alexander Trans. He won in...

‘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...