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Category Archive: Articles, Featured, Training report

Jiu-Jitsu Heaven: Most Beautiful BJJ Academies in the World

Human beings are the most adaptable beings on the Earth. That being said, some of us have the luxury to seek out the best possible human experience in every activity we do. These are some of the most...

The Pablo Popovitch Diet: A Simple Way to Speed Up Your Metabolism For Jiu-Jitsu

Pablo Popovitch is a 4th degree BJJ black belt, ADCC champion (2009, by defeating Marcelo Garcie) and World No Gi champion. Popovitch is known for his amazing conditioning, and ‘He Man’...

Cormier: “Khabib Chose Triangle Because He didn’t Want to Hurt Gaethje in Front of Parents”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the best, if not the best fighter in the history of the UFC lightweight category. On Saturday night, he defeated Justin Gaethje in a dominant way, by triangle submission...

Psychologists Praise Mental Health benefits Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling

Photo by Tino Konino,  Frota Academy in Zurich, Switzerland. Written by Iva Djokovic, Psychology graduate and BJJ practitioner. Plenty of grapplers who love wrestling weren’t thrilled with me and...

How To Set Up The Mounted Triangle Choke Like Khabib

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

Athletes On The Mat Releases Revolutionary CAMO Gi

The guys from BJJ lifestyle wear company ‘Athletes On The Mat’  & instagram page have launched a pre-order on a really nice BJJ CAMO Gi. Athletes on the Mat (ATHOM) are a BJJ wear company...

Man Robs Woman in Front of Jiu-Jitsu Academy; Instantly Regrets it When BJJ Guys Come To The Rescue

In Brazil, a man tried to rob a woman with a large knife and a fake gun. Fortunately, she was right in front of her son’s jiu-jitsu academy. As she was attacked, she screamed the name of the...

The Lineage Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Robert Drysdale Has Exciting Updates!

The history of Jiu Jitsu is a fascinating subject, one with many implications for the present-day martial art. However, it’s also full of unanswered questions and polemics – one of them being...

John Danaher on What’s Wrong with BJJ Takedowns

When you train BJJ where most of the focus is on the ground, you won’t always have time to train Judo or Wrestling as much as you’d like. It’s about making a choice: do you want to be a...

Marcelo Garcia Shows His Grappling Routine with his Grappling Dummy

The beautiful thing about having a grappling dummy is it allows you to train at any time of the day!  If you just got back from the gym and maybe you still have a lot on your mind, bust out the...

Nicolas Cage ‘Jiu-Jitsu’ Movie: Exclusive Official Trailer

The film “Jiu Jitsu”, produced by director Dimitri Logothetis and filmed throughout 2019 and 2020, is already in its final stages. Its launch is scheduled for end of 2020, according to...

The Top 6 Exercises Andre Galvao Uses to Improve BJJ Performance

Just how much strength training do you really need for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? One school of thought advocates virtually no strength training at all, where this modality of training is seen as something...

Transformers: Biggest Weight Cutters in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling

Weight cuts are quite risky torturous methods of gaining advantage in a fight. We’ll list some cliff notes for those unfamiliar with this practice. Many sports feature weight categories. It’s a...

Victor Hugo ‘The Mountain’- The Next Big Thing in Jiu-Jitsu

In 2020 we`ve seen many new names emerge in the BJJ competition scene, but the one fighter that has stood out and deserves to be called “the next big thing” has be the Six Blades representative...

It’s Official: IBJJF Confirms That Heel Hooks & Reaping To Be Allowed from 2021

It’s been confirmed. Heel hooks and reaping will be allowed in No Gi competions for brown and black belts starting from 2021. The IBJJF (International Jiu-Jitsu Federation) has announced the...

Breaking: IBJJF To Start Allowing Reaps And Heel Hooks in 2021

Great news for leg lockers major changes are coming to the IBJJF and their rule set. An official IBJJF referee and 3rd degree black belt, Thiago Stefanutti has just announced that IBJJF will be...

How Should You Roll With Someone That You Don’t Know?

If you’re a higher level BJJ belt, it is likely the case that you often go easy on the lower belts or someone new at the academy and probably for a good reason – you don’t want to get their...

Why Every Parent Should Have Their Children Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

It is a well known fact that children need guidance in their life not only coming from their parents but also from an external source. We live in times which force parents to spend less time...

Bodybuilder Tries Judo with 5x British Judo Champion & BJJ Black Belt

Obi Vincent is a British bodybuilder with a huge following on instagram with 1 million followers. He decided to step out of his comfort zone and try out Judo at the Roger Gracie academy with Judo 5x...

Gordon Ryan Details Covid-19 Experience: ‘I Lost 15lbs & Lost Sense of Smell For a Month’

3x ADCC champion Gordon Ryan tested positive for Covid-19 2 months ago and had to, along with Craig Jones, pull out of the last Who’s Number One main card. In this video from his instagram, he...

Joe Rogan On Why He Doesn’t Want To Compete in Jiu-Jitsu

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

John Danaher: BJJ Is Like a Knife – Morally Neutral. It’s Only as Good as its Owner

Often times there’s discussion of so called rotten apples in bjj community. Black Belt Promotion Of Sex Offender Paul Saucido   Marcel Gonçalves Arrested For Sexual Assault  But with it...

Joe Rogan Talks About What His Jiu-Jitsu Game is Like: ‘My Takedowns Aren’t Good”

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

Bullshido Alert: Worst Martial Arts For Self Defense

  There are many great technique videos out there but sadly quite a few rotten apples as well. One such case offers to help you knock out an adversary without touching them   Ryukyu kempo...