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Result for: jocko willink

Pulling Guard: The Best Self Defense Against Purse Snatch?

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...

Jiu-Jitsu In the Wrong Hands – Let’s Never Be Like This Guy

Often times in jiu jitsu we hear of the phrase “Jiu-jitsu is for everyone” but cases like what the video attached at the bottom of this post prove it’s not that simple. Roberto...

BJJ Federation Bans Purple Belts From Teaching

The Jiu-Jitsu Federation of Rio de Janeiro has just issued a statement that will surely ruffle some feathers in the worldwide BJJ community. It is a reminder of one of their federation rules which...

Top 10 Most Watched BJJ Viral Clips Of 2016

    2016 was an interesting year in many regards. We’ve seen plenty of new players come into their own and we’ve also seen the Return of King Buchecha but more importantly bjj...

Navy Seal Legend On Which Martial Arts Are Best For Self Defense

  From September of 1990 to 2010 Jocko Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He earned his Black Belt in Brazilian...

Is It WRONG To Submit Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. After you’ve been training for quite some time, there will come a moment or two when you’ll – to your surprise – have an...

Is The Concept Of Jiu-Jitsu “Family” Just Fake?

 ‘BJJ Family’ Reality or Fake? What happens when your teammates stop training? Are they still your family? Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is one of the disciplines that takes the most effort to...

Connecticut Police Department Teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Kids

Training a martial art is extremely important when you’re a kid. Not just because of the anti-bullying aspect, but also because of the sense of self-esteem, respect, and learning how to be a...

How To Train (And Teach) BJJ With Your Kid At Home

So you’d like to train BJJ with your kid at home? Fantastic! This is a great opportunity for your child to start learning Jiu-Jitsu and fall in love with it, as well as for you to become a...

10 Things You Need To Consider Before Making Your Weight Loss Plan

Before making a weight loss plan, you need to know about supplements, routine exercises, good diets, and habits that impede weight loss. There are many people suffering from obesity, and as a result...

Why All The Hate About Wristlocks? Here’s How To Start Using Them

Wristlocks! Everyone knows about them, everyone has seen them… But scarcely anyone does them. And the same is true for you! Or at least it has been up until recently, as you’ve decided to...

The Number One Rule Every New BJJ White Belt Has To Follow

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. You’ve just begun training BJJ, haven’t you? We’re certain that you’re simply amazed by all of the creativity and...

Are You A Bad BJJ Student? Answer These 3 Questions

Perhaps the most important thing in BJJ for you, as a Jiujiteiro, is to have fun! To enjoy the time you spend on the mats, to revel in the learning and trying of new techniques, and to have plenty of...

What A ‘Mat Enforcer’ In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – And How To Be One?

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for long enough, then you’ve probably heard of someone being called a „mat enforcer“. But, what does this even mean – is the mat enforcer...

Early Morning BJJ Training Giving You Trouble? These 3 Tips Will Help

Oh you poor soul – the only BJJ classes that you can make to are the early morning ones? Tough luck, but hey, we get it. You might be working all day or you might have college classes with a weird...

If Nothing Else, BJJ Will Leave You With This One Thing

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Do you ever wonder: „Jeez, I like training BJJ, but what if I stop training it one day… What if it gets boring to me, what if the...

How GOOD Was Royce Gracie Actually? His MMA Track Record Shows

Whenever you hear Royce Gracie’s name, you’ll be able to hear quite a bit about him; about being a legendary figure of both BJJ and MMA, but a controversial one as well. The truth is...

What’s The One Drill Which Will Improve ALL Of Your Throws?

Be honest with us: are you really comfortable when going for a throw, or could you use a little bit more self-confidence? Just like in other aspects of the BJJ game, throws require you to fully...

Just How Much Strength Training Do You Need For BJJ?

Just how much strength training do you really need for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? One school of thought advocates virtually no strength training at all, where this modality of training is seen as something...

Super Nerd & Top Computer Programmer John Carmack Talks About His Love For BJJ & Judo

Jiu-Jitsu is quite a cerebral art but it asks for a certain degree of physical readiness to boot. Still even someone of  Willink ‘s stature admits that prior to his bjj training he would’ve been...