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Category Archive: Articles, Strength & Conditioning, Videos

(Watch) Rubber Band Training/Drilling for BJJ & Judo

    Practicing Uchikomi (Judo throw drills) improves throwing skills. Rubber band uchikomi: Rubber band uchikomi is a real simple way to improve your muscle memory for throws. All you need...

Watch: BJJ Technical Stand Up Body weight Conditioning Workout

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu   The “Technical stand up” is an essential body weight movement that all BJJ practitioners should master. It has a multitude...

What Happens to your Body After Doping for 1 year

    Chris Jones guides us through a bodybuilder’s 1 year transformation while taking st*roids. The guy in the video is young, early 20,s but after just one year has the body of...

(Video) Animal Style Workout Variations for BJJ

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu Animal style movement training seems to be pretty popular nowadays. Its hardly anything new. Animal style training can date back to the...

Benefits of Ginastica Natural For Jiu-Jitsu

  If you train Jiu-Jitsu, then you have most probably heard of or have seen some videos of your favorite fighters training Ginastica Natural. But how can you define this type of...

(Video) 10 Body Weight Flows for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu   When I first started in the martial arts, I trained in Korean styles. I started in Tae Kwon Do when I was 9 years old. Then it...

Kettle-Jitsu: 12 Kettlebell Flows for BJJ & MMA

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu I am constantly preaching about the versatility of the kettlebell and bodyweight training. I really feel you can express your...

How To Increase Flexibility & Make Your Guard Impassable

Most BJJ players tend to focus mainly on strength and conditioning rather than flexibility. Flexibility is so important in Jiu-Jitsu because it really makes all the vast number of techniques much...

Get Your BJJ Cardio Up: HIIT Stair Sprint Training

    Stair and hill sprints are a great way to mimic a Jiu-Jitsu competition match at 100% intensity. This article highlights the benefits. If you want to get into shape fast, burn fat, and...

Watch This 40 min Yoga Workout for BJJ w/ Flavio Almeida

    Flavio Almeida is a Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. and is a successful competitor, including 2 Time World Champion and multiple time Brazilian National Champion. In addition to his...

Kettle-Jitsu: The Turkish Get Up & Its Connection to BJJ

    Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu Turkish Get Ups are one of the initial exercises that I knew had a direct connection to MMA and Bjj. The mechanics of the TGU are...

Never Gas out Again: Sprint Interval Training on Treadmill

    You can’t make it everyday to BJJ for scheduling reasons? With winter coming, try this cardio workout on treadmill: Interval Treadmill Sprints on the treadmill with Funk Roberts....

A Step by Step Guide to Swissball Core Training

Written by Pawel Kaczynski. Be sure to check out his website for more great content about BJJ and strength and conditioning: http://pawelkaczynski.com/ Core exercises are an essential element of...

Kettlebell Circuits for BJJ Players

    “They say that strength doesn’t count, but it does. Maybe it wouldn’t make a difference if the opponent didn’t know anything. If the opponent knows something, then strength...

10 Tips To Getting Bigger, Stronger & Faster Than Ever Before.

      Let’s face it, we all want to be bigger, stronger and faster than we already are. There is elevator for success, we all need to take the stairs. Here are tips on how to...

Strength Training For Jiu-Jitsu? Not as Simple as You Think!

    By Peter Lakatos -Strength coach for Carlson Gracie Hungary & StrongFirst Master instructor In the future you will read a lot of articles on various BJJ magazines and sites on...

Tony Gonzalez, Marcus Buchecha’s Strength & Conditioning Coach Explains His Student’s Explosiveness

    If you’ve been watching Marcus Buchecha recent matches you have probably noticed his crazy explosiveness. His S&C coach Tony Gonzalez talks to BJJ Eastern Europe about how he...

Get A (Real) Grip: Top 5 Ways To Improve Your Grip For Jiu-Jitsu

    Written for BJJ Eastern Europe by BJJ Athlete Strength & Conditioning – BredaS&C , please ‘LIKE’ and check out their excellent Facebook page.  ...

Check That Ego At the Door: Workout Tips

    Before tackling a new workout regimen that is directed towards improving your grappling skills, you must eliminate your ego! For a real in depth look at doing just that Funk’s...

Judo Style Submission For BJJ Gi Based Grapplers

      Yes, yes, I know, this should be about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu…but it won’t hurt to have a Judo inspired submission in your arsenal! This specific setup is a wonderful tool to...

Exclusive Interview With Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, Judo Olympian & BJJ Black Belt Part 1

      Dr. Rhadi Bullard Ferguson is a Bahamian-American mixed martial arts trainer, strength and conditioning coach, motivational speaker, and black belt in judo and Brazilian...

Overlooked & Undervalued: The Importance of Grip Strength For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

      There are many things that get overlooked when it comes to being a good grappler.  One such thing is your grip strength. There are plenty of ways to go about working on it,...

Measuring Intensity In BJJ & Strength Training

    By Peter Lakatos -Strength coach for Carlson Gracie Hungary & StrongFirst Master instructor   In strength sports intensity means the % of your 1RM, and for this reason...

Words Of Wisdom from Steve Maxwell about: S&C for BJJ, Nutrition, and Overtraining.

    Steve Maxwell, world famous BJJ black belt and strength and conditioning coach of Saulo and Xande Ribeiro sat down with MMA fighter from Serbia, Mark Lajhner and discussed many issues...