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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

Attacker Gets Schooled after Assaulting Man in Front Of BJJ Academy

  Jiu jitsu academy is no joke – this is something alleged attacker hadn’t considered when he attacked Rigan Machado black belt Adam Nadow in the parking lot of Fudoshin BJJ in...

The Python Trap: Vagner Rocha’s Infamous Back/Strangle Combination

On the back position in Jiu-Jitsu, the famed John Danaher has this to say: No other weapon in the jiu jitsu submission arsenal offers such variation in severity of application as the back/strangle...

Craig Jones Bests Keenan Cornelius In Tough Polaris 8 Match Up

Polaris 8 just wrapped up its 8th edition – first to be a part of the Cage Warriors event in Wales. The card was headlined by an ADCC match up between Craig Jones and Keenan Cornelius.  ...

Boxing Champ Vasyl Lomachenko Shows Off His Wrestling Skills

Vasyl Lomachenko is the current WBO super featherweight champion and considered one of the best P4P boxers in the world. As an amateur boxer he held an impressive 396 wins and 1 loss record where he...

Andre Galvao gives His Secret For Making a Rear Naked Choke Work

Andre Galvao is one of the most successful bjj competitors of all time. The head of Atos is famous for being one of the rare competitors able to be top notch competitors and at the same time...

BJJ Black Belt In Britain Uses BJJ to Prevent Car Theft and Control Alleged Thief

BJJ Black Belt  James Fairclough had found himself in quite a predicament recently. According to reports Fairclough found himself tailing a burglar as he attempted to rob a car. According to jiu...

How To Escape & Counter the Dangerous Muay Thai Clinch

Clinch fighting is the part of stand-up fighting where the combatants are grappling in a clinch, typically using clinch holds. Clinching the opponent can be used to eliminate the...

SAMBO just got provisional Olympic recognition – Possible To See 1st Participation in 2024 Olympics

SAMBO just took a giant step forward! According to the official site: Vasily Shestakov, President of the International Sambo Federation: – Today the dream of sambists from all over the world came...

Kron Gracie Ready To Make UFC Debut in January – First Opponent Revealed

Kron Gracie has made his way into the UFC. The bjj prodigy and son of Rickson Gracie has been signed by the most prestigious mma organization around. Gracie, 28, has long been training and first made...

Leandro Lo Abandons Helm Of NS Brotherhood

Leandro Lo made his name as a part of Cicero Costha team. Until 2015 – when he founded his own team NS Brotherhood. A team he commemorated in a huge tattoo on his chest:     View this...

John Danaher Shares Single Tip That will Help You Immeasurably Improve Your Submission Rate

John Danaher has proven himself time and time again through the success of his student in great many arenas. From the world of MMA to various jiu jitsu rulesets Danaher seems to have by far one of...

Rodolfo Vieira Analyzes Return to Jiu-Jitsu and Possible Match Against Gordon Ryan

Rodolfo Vieira recently returned to the jiu jitsu scene for a limited occasion. The CBD black belt invitational with some impressive financial prizes. There he proved once again what made him a...

Rickson Gracie Shares His Daily Eating Regimen

Rickson Gracie just celebrated his 60th birthday. Various members of his family celebrated the occasion.   View this post on Instagram   Happy birthday @ricksongraciejj @merfdogg in the...

How To Improve When You Can Only Train BJJ 2x Per Week

Believe it or not, training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu two to three times a week has lots of advantages. Whether you have a busy work schedule, family matters to attend to, or your academy just doesn’t...

Naga and Shooto Moves to Smoothcomp

Naga and Shooto, two companies with very long traditions are now hosting their events on Smoothcomp.com and thereby joining hundreds of organisers world wide that make up the Smoothcomp community to...

Brazilian President Visits Abu Dabi Grand Slam Rio De Janeiro

Newly elected Brazilian President Bolsonaro recently visited a bjj competition – the prestigious Abu Dabi Grand Slam Rio De Janeiro.     View this post on Instagram   A...

Is It Wrong To Footsweep A One Legged Opponent?

Recently SJJIF ran one of the best paid competitions in the world – their World championship. At the championship there was plenty to watch as the prizes were quite prestigious. But one...

Healing PTSD Through Jiu Jitsu Feat. Gabriel Arges at Warriors Heart

PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or...

Croatia Set To Host Biggest UAEJJF Event In Central Europe in December – CROATIA NATIONAL PRO JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP

Croatia is getting ready to host the best jiu jiteiros of Central Europe in December. UAEJJF chose Croatia to organize another edition of the CROATIA NATIONAL PRO JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP on December...

Marcelo Garcia Anounces Plans To Return To BJJ Competition

Marcelo Garcia is another outstanding competitor. Having won 5 world jiu jitsu tournaments and 4 times the ADCC (two of the most important tournaments in jiu jitsu), there are many who consider him...

(Video) Shaquille O’Neal Had A Grappling Match With Former UFC Fighter Forrest Griffin

Forrest Griffin is fresh off his appearance at the Black Belt CBD where he grappled Frank Mir. Now Griffin was game to combat another giant – former LA Lakers Center Shaquille O’Neal....

How To Do The Perfect Kimura From Side Control by John Danaher

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

Things BJJ Guys Do That Drive Their Girls Nuts

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ My wife somehow always throws in her famous quote, “I miss being...

Gordon Ryan Details Gruelling Training Schedule For A Day totaling Three Trainings a Day Plus Strength

Gordon Ryan sure talks a big game but also he’s apparently a huge worker. Recently Ryan shared his schedule for the day which is scary – to say the least. Here are some highlights to give...