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Tom DeBlass Recounts the Time He Dealt with a Cocky Crossfiter at his BJJ Academy

Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well versed in strength, speed, and endurance in a countless variety of variations and events. A nice amount of grapplers are finding...

Jeff Glover: “I Was Training 4 Times Per Day, Every Day”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – and competing in it – is a source of peace for many people… And such was the case for Jeff Glover as well. When asked by Jocko Willink on how his...

Here Are Some Famous BJJ Personalities You Should Consider Watching

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...

Why BJJ Can Make Your Weight Loss Journey Fun

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...

13 yr old Jiu-Jitsu Girl Turns Full Anaconda & Teaches School Bully a Lesson

Bullying is, sadly, a frequent occurrence in schools worldwide. And if you are a parent of a child that’s a bullying victim, you’ve probably been tempted to “jump in” and protect them....

[Watch] Street Altercation In Brazil Ends With A Technical Guillotine Choke & Armbar

The grim reality is that a lot of people living in Brazil are poor or are on the edge of poverty. Crime rates tend to be high in certain areas, and a big part of the population is left to fend for...

Here’s How Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Makes You A More Intelligent Person

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...

[Watch] BJJ Guy Uses Heel Hook In Street Fight

The best street fight is the one you evade… But if it ever comes to the need to defend yourself, knowing some Jiu-Jitsu could be useful. Even Leg Locks, such as the Heel Hook. In the video...

The Most Important Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basics That All Beginners Must Know

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...

BJJ Black Belt Echo Charles Details his Workout Program for Jiu-Jitsu

So you want to introduce strength training into your BJJ routine? Fair enough – and good choice on your behalf, as becoming stronger will both turn you into a better Jiujiteiro and make you more...

How To Start In Self-Defense If You’re A Non-Fighter?

Let’s say that you’ve never fought in your life. That you don’t have any sort of a martial arts background… But that, nevertheless, you’re interested in learning self-defense. How are you,...

Learning Jiu-Jitsu Is Like Learning A Language: You Need Complete Immersion

If you’ve ever been learning a foreign language, you’ll know how difficult it can be to actually learn it. Especially if you do it via some online courses, in the classroom or similar… And...

Does BJJ & MMA Make People More Humble? Matt Thornton Shares Anecdote with Randy Couture

Humility is an important part of combat sports and martial arts.  However, the question may arise about whether BJJ and MMA generally tend to create humble people or the opposite… People say...

BJJ Mindset Series: Discipline

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...

Watch: Rickson Gracie vs. Rigan Machado Throwback Match from 1986

Remember 1986? You probably don’t – even if you’re one of the more seasoned BJJ athletes who’ve been born before that year. However, what every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner should...

Rickson Gracie’s Tips for Women Who Train Jiu-Jitsu

On his new Rickson.academy website , the undefeated champion of the Gracie family is providing tips, reflections and complete Jiu-Jitsu lessons. Today, Rickson Gracie’s main objective is to...

Rickson Gracie: “Breath Control Can Change Your Life”

You can’t control everything on the mats, nor in your life alike. You can control some of the moves, but you can never fully predict what your “opponent” will do… Or how...

Rickson Gracie: “Leverage Replaces Strength, Technique Replaces Speed”

Almost everyone who starts with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thinks that they’re either too strong or too weak to do everything/anything. If you’re “jacked”, then you might’ve...

Rickson Gracie on Living a Turbulent Life in Rio & Training with Rolls Gracie

Living and growing up in Rio de Janeiro meant a lot of different experiences for Rickson Gracie. In the latest episode of the “Jocko Podcast”, which is hosted by the ex-Navy SEAL Jocko...

Two Women BJJ Practitioners Take on 180 kg Male White Belt in Grappling Challenge

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been proven to be an effective self dense system, however many of its detractors bring up the case of multiple attackers. In reality, there is no perfect martial art against...

Tough Navy SEAL Blue Belt Challenges BJJ Black Belt for $2,500 in Front of Whole Class

In BJJ, there is a huge skill level between a black belt and a blue belt. It usually takes 10 years on average to get a black belt whereas a blue belt can be achieved anywhere from 6 months to 2-3...

No Time For BJJ? Getting Up Early In The Morning Will Solve This Issue

It’s so easy to train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when you’re young! When you’re a kid or even a student, your life basically comes down to going to school/university, studying, Jiu Jitsu...

Does Belt Rank Matter in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu?

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you have probably noticed how big of a deal belts are. You often hear BJJ practitioners saying how bad they want to achieve their next belt. A recent question mailed...

Two Grapplers Take On a 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Jiu Jitsu has definitely proven itself against every layman and especially so for the members of the law enforcement. However bjj is often begrudged lack of efficacy for more opponents than one. Are...