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John Danaher On Benefits of Training Exhausted & NEVER Taking Any Rest Rounds

In order for BJJ competitors to improve, they need to give it their all during training sessions. During training, if you sit out a round because you’re tired, it’s a waste of precious training...

Ultimate Guide To The Cradle Pass In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The Perfect Game Plan to Defeat a Half Guard Player In BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The Best Pressure Passers in Jiu-Jitsu Past & Present

Pressure passing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a technique characterized by the use of controlled, relentless pressure to pass an opponent’s guard and achieve a more dominant position. This style...

Jeff Glover Shares Advice For Young Grapplers: “Don’t Be A Beta”

Jeff Glover is one of the best and most exciting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes to ever do it. His style and outspoken nature have turned him into a fan-favorite for many – and he’s got...

Developing Transitions: The Secret of all the Best BJJ Competitors in the World

The transition between standing techniques and ground techniques are rarely taught in BJJ. This is a small window of opportunity that is often neglected in BJJ. Capitalising on this moment is a...

Reality: Is There An Age That Is Too Old To Start Jiu-Jitsu?

Starting BJJ training in your 40’s and 50’s can be a daunting task. Add to that being a un-athletic lightweight, and you are in for a world of pain… Especially since you will be...

Which Are The Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academies in the World?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been gaining immense popularity worldwide, attracting enthusiasts from various backgrounds. As the sport evolves and grows, the demand for high-quality training academies has...

The Time a 17yr old Gordon Ryan Competed Against Someone 3x His Weight

“How can I beat someone better than me?” instructors get this question a lot and you might be wondering the same thing too. The answer is to be specialized in one area, either technical...

What is the Ideal Age to Start Jiu-Jitsu in Order to Become a BJJ World Champion?

Age plays a crucial role in training for professional competition. Starting Jiu-Jitsu training at an older age (e.g., 21 to 30) makes it challenging to reach the level required to win major...

BJJ Legend Ricardo Almeida Says BJJ Instructionals Aren’t Enough: “You Still Need A Professor”

It seems like there’s no limit to what you can learn today – all because of the power of the Internet. And that’s no different when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. YouTube...

John Danaher Shows A Double Leg Setup from Half Guard

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Could Pulling Guard BeThe Best Defense Against Knife Attack?

Pulling guard in the BJJ world is often ridiculed by Judoka and Wrestlers who see it as a cowardly way to face someone. Nowadays with the rules of sport BJJ, you can win matches with very little...

Why Do So Many Nerds Flock To a Sport Like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

If you look around at martial arts classes, you may be surprised to find that many of the people taking classes are nerds. That’s because Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has become a popular sport for...

Don’t Quit! Surviving The Constant Grind of Jiu-Jitsu

You’re on the mat, pushing through a tough roll. You feel like you could give up at any moment, but you keep pushing yourself and soon enough the round is over. You feel exhilarated and proud...

The New Guy at Jiu-Jitsu Just Ragdolled Me. What in the World Just happened?

Let’s say that you’ve been training BJJ for quite a while already, maybe somewhere in-between one and four years. And you’re pretty satisfied with your progress! You can see yourself becoming...

Technique or Strength In Jiu-Jitsu: Which is More Important?

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Afraid To Compete in Jiu-Jitsu? How To Face Your Fears & Let Them Fuel You

Many jiu jitsu athletes experience fear regarding competition, which can prevent them from achieving growth and testing their skills. However, competition provides valuable opportunities for...

Tailor Your Game: The 10 Best Guard Passers in BJJ

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

This Might Be The Best Way To Escape The Omoplata Submission In Jiu-Jitsu

The Omoplata is a devastatingly powerful submission in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you don’t tap on time – or if you don’t escape – then you can be guaranteed serious shoulder...

This Is How To Set Up A Head Cradle Sweep From Knee Shield

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

The Difference Between Full Time BJJ Athletes & Recreational Practitioners

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is quickly becoming more and more professional. Not only is the sport starting to develop various platforms for athletes to make money and be considered “professional...

Here Are 3 Submissions That Every BJJ Black Belt Should Know

Sure, defense is paramount in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But if you want to become not just good, but excellent – then you have to learn submissions. Though, you can’t really learn and...

Here’s An Easy Way To Escape Half Guard In Jiu-Jitsu

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...