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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

Teen Wrestling Champ Body Slams Suspect, Stops Kidnapping of Children

A 16-year-old wrestling champion stopped a kidnapping and assault near Las Cruces, New Mexico, when he body slammed and pinned a 22 year old man to the ground until deputiespolice arrived. Canaan...

Royler Gracie on Making Your Style Of Jiu-Jitsu More Submission Based

  A great lesson from Master Royler Gracie on how to have a submission based game instead of being a points player. Royler competed in the black-belt ranks for 20+ years. Royler is also a...

Mikey & Tammi Musumeci Have Left Caio Terra Association

2020 is just getting crazier and crazier. 3x Black Belt world champion Mikey Musumeci has just anounced that himself and his sister Tammi have decided to part ways with Caio Terra in his CTA...

Doctor & BJJ Purple Belt Paints Bleak Picture on How Coronavirus Will Severely Affect BJJ Academies Worldwide

Covid 19 is affecting the worlwide BJJ community in a major way. Jiu-Jitsu is possibly the closest contact sport there is, and this is possibly the worst environment when it comes to spreading any...

Master BJJ World Champion Nick ‘The Tooth’ Gullo Infected with Coronavirus

Nick “The Tooth” Gullo — 2019 Master black belt world champion has anounced that he has been infected by the novel coronavirus Covid 19. Gullo anounced 4 days ago on his IG that he had it. He...

Powerful Concept For Beating A Better Grappler Than You

Photo: prestonsmithphotography.net   / instagram.com/prestonsmithphotography/ How do you beat someone bigger, better, and stronger than you? Is it even possible to win against an opponent who...

Hard BJJ Training, Slower Progress?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Written by Daniel Marron, translated from French on Jits.fr “To be the best, you have to train with the best. ” “Train hard,...

BJJ Solo Drills Routine: No Mats Needed. No Equipment Needed. No Large Space Needed. No Flexibility Needed. NO EXCUSES

BJJ Black Belt Timur Ouzlaner of Timura BJJ’s 2 cents for the BJJ community in this forced abstinence from BJJ: There is A LOT of information out there, regarding BJJ solo drills. All of the...

Flashback: Shaquille O’Neal Grappling Match With Former UFC Champ 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....

Could the Jiu Jitsu lifestyle make you more resistant to future epidemics?

Written by Casey Oxendine, 3rd degree BJJ black belt & instructor at TeamOxendine, With the Covid-19 Coronavirus currently impacting virtually every portion of the globe, I have paid close...

Perfect Bodyweight Workout for BJJ

Stuck at home? Can’t train BJJ? You can get stronger and conditioned for BJJ just by doing bodyweight exercises at home. Kron Gracie is one of the advocates of calisthenics and we all know his...

Marcus Buchecha Shares His Bodyweight Training Routine

Record holder of titles in the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship, Marcus Buchecha will have to wait a bit before returning to competition. With the postponement of the main IBJJF tournaments, the champion...

Can’t Open Their Arms From Mount? This Works Every Time

So, you’ve passed your opponent’s guard, got into the Side Control or Knee On Belly position, made them suffer there for a bit and then successfully, skillfully – heck, it could even be...

This Russian BJJ Black Belt Defeated Khabib Nurmagomedov In a Grappling Match

The lightweight division of the UFC is all about the grappling lately. Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov are prepping for a sharp face off. Ferguson may be a bjj black belt under Eddie Bravo but...

The Best Head And Arm Guillotine Set Up By Robert Drysdale

Most of the times, if your opponent turtles up, you’ll be aiming to take their back, establish position and move on to impose your submission game from there. But why not change it up a little...

The Match That Shocked The World: Wallid Ismail-Royce Gracie

The match that shocked the jiu jitsu world when Wallid Ismail of Team Carlson Gracie submitted UFC Champion and legend Royce Gracie with the now famous clock choke. Wallid has a history with the...

How to build yourself a Grappling dummy in 5 minutes

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...

What Does The Way You Roll Say About Your Personality?

Can you determine someone’s personality by the way they roll in class? And if not, what can you determine? Some people I’ve encountered think that personality transfers completely into one’s...

How To Get Better at Jiu-Jitsu While You’re Not Allowed to Train Due To Coronavirus

What to do when your BJJ academy is closed because the Coronavirus? How can you get better while you forced to stay home? Here are 5 ways to get better at Jiu Jitsu while you’re not allowed to...

5 Things Nobody Tells You When You Start Training BJJ

  Although BJJ is great there are some inconveniences you need to be prepared for. Here are some things I wish someone had told me when I was the new guy at the academy. Some beginnings are very...

BJJ Academy Etiquette & Unwritten Rules

  By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. Each BJJ academy has their own set of specific rules. Some schools require students to face...

BJJ Academy Closed? Try This 1 Hour Solo Drill Routine from 4X BJJ World Champion Rikako Yuasa

Solo drills are great for supplemental BJJ training or when there isn’t a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu school nearby or when it’s closed because the Coronavirus… 4 times BJJ world champion...

Is There Really Such Thing as The ‘Right Way’ To Do a Grappling Technique?

That’s right, you read the title correctly. As strange as that may come off, there is really no right or wrong in BJJ and Grappling in general, unless, of course, the technique you’re trying to...

Caught in a Deep Arm Triangle… Just Heel Hook Them Of Course

Masakazu IMANARI!!! The Japanese legend amazes in his first match at CJJW. That escape though… You’ve never seen a rolling escape to heel hook from an arm triangle. Masakazu Imanari has...