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Category Archive: Articles, Featured, Videos

Flashback: Osvaldo Queixinho Submitted Nate Diaz in 40 seconds in BJJ Match

    Back in 2012, in a black belt BJJ superfight Osvaldo Queixinho faced Nate Diaz at Gracie Open in Pleasant Hill , CA at the Gracie Open. Queixinho submitted the UFC fighter in 40...

The Perfect Darce Choke Set Up with the Gi by Charles Harriott

Half guard can be one of the best and worst places to start initiating a guard pass. Some people have made a career from forcing half guard and smashing people from there. This is a common method of...

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...

Real Life Hulk Martyn Ford Trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Actor/bodybuilder Martyn Ford is a freak of nature. Towering at 6’8″ – 203 cm, he weighs a huge 320 lbs – 145 kg of pure muscle. Ford has starred in movies Boyka:...

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 Black Belt (Without Wrestling Background) Wins Wrestling Tournament

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Robby Malof wins the 2017 Spatola Wrestling Classic in Cincinnati, OH. Robby competed against 3 high level wrestlers. One being a Kentucky state champion, Ohio state...

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....