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Eddie Bravo Announces Inaugural EBI Open: A Shift In Professional Grappling

Eddie Bravo has just revealed plans to host the inaugural EBI Open Tournament in El Paso, Texas – scheduled for June 17, 2024! Since its inception in 2014, EBI has stuck to the model of...

Which are the Best Olympic Lifts for Grapplers & Wrestlers?

Everyone these days has an opinion on the Olympic lifts. Thanks to Crossfit and a resurgence of old-school functional training, the Snatch and Clean and Jerk are now programmed into even the average...

Gordon Ryan Slams BJJ Athletes Claiming To Be Natural But Secretly Using PED’s

Today’s biggest No Gi grappling athlete, Gordon Ryan draws attention for his high-level game and also for his declarations off the mats. Last month, the American faced former teammate Nick...

Blue Belt Worked Out Like Gordon Ryan For 60 Days & Then Entered a Competition

In the span of about 18 months: Gordon Ryan Went From 163 Lbs To 232 Lbs & Back To 194 LBS & Transformed Himself From a Relatively Unknown Grappler To The Best No Gi Grappler On Earth,...

How To Become Stronger For Jiu-Jitsu When You Have Limited Time

How will you love to describe yourself? As a grappler? or as a strength trainer? If you contrive to be successful on the mat you better figure it out here fairly promptly. There are lots of basic...

Strength Matters: Most Jacked BJJ Athletes

Photo: Mike Calimbas Photography Helio Gracie believed superior technique could overcome all other disadvantages but in an effort to be at the top of their game – these jiujiteros put some serious...

Masahiko Kimura’s Insane Daily Training Routine

Masahiko Kimura)was a Japanese judoka who is widely considered one of the greatest judoka of all time. (5 ft 7in 170 cm; 85 kg, 187 lb) He was born on September 10, 1917 in Kumamoto, Japan. In...

How To Compete With Younger Athletes In Jiu-Jitsu? John Danaher Explains

Do you find yourself as an older Jiu-Jitsu student? Perhaps you’ve just begun your journey and have some questions. Or possibly, you have a bit of experience already but aren’t certain...

Here’s How To Do The Cartwheel Pass In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Cartwheel Pass is one of those guard passes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that can seem dangerous and complicated… Which it most certainly is – if you don’t know how to do it. In...

The “Body Lock Quick Switch” Is Your New Favorite Guard Pass

Body Lock passing is one of the best ways to pass guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. So, here’s a neat variation to it: the Body Lock Quick Switch! Jay Rodriguez demonstrates this guard passing...

Quintet 4: Craig Jones Carries B-Team To Victory

At Yokohama Arena in Japan on September 10, the B-Team won the title at Quintet 4 – secured by a standout performance from team captain Craig Jones. The team faced off against Team Polaris and...

Robert Degle Betraying his Own Kind: How To Pass a Leglocker’s Guard

When searching on Google for ways to counter leg lockers, you will come across various counter-curses that aim to remove the leg-locker curse or leg-locking spell, which are fictional spells from the...

The Spiral Ride: Better Way To Control Opponents In Turtle

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is nowhere as greatly explored as other positions are. That is to say: there are a number of possibilities when your opponent turtles up, both for...

Gordon Ryan Shows How To Do The Perfect Body Lock Pass

Body Lock passing: one of the most efficient styles of passing guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But, truth be told, there are a lot of details to get right for it. Body Lock passing can be a great...

Haisam Rida Officially Joins B-Team Jiu-Jitsu

Haisam Rida is one of the best and most athletic heavyweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitors today. And he’s just made the decision to officially join B-Team Jiu-Jitsu! Rida has been a part of...

How To Perform The Cartwheel 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...

“Is This Beef Or Just Business?” – Henry Cejudo Calls On Daniel Cormier & Jon Jones To Make Amends

The beef between MMA legends Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones has been a long-standing one… And at this point, it’s unclear if it’s a “real” beef, just business, or if...

Gordon Ryan Demonstrates The Guard Pass He Used Against Victor Hugo At ADCC 2022

Body Lock passing can be a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skillset. Especially if you haven’t experimented with this passing style before; when you learn the proper setups and...

The “Foot Post” Is A Great Way To Finish The Body Lock Pass

Body Lock passing can be a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skillset. Especially if you haven’t experimented with this passing style before; when you learn the proper setups and...

20 Best Submission Grapplers of the Modern Era You 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...

Gordon Ryan To Dillon Danis: “Clean My Cars And I’ll Give You $30 A Week”

Gordon Ryan and Dillon Danis are old “enemies”, who have been going back and forth for some time against each other on social media. However, this rivalry was quiet for a bit… But...

John Danaher Finally Breaks His Silence on DDS Split

The Danaher Death Squad (DDS) was the now former name of the team lead by John Danaher, but the team parted ways and Craig Jones and Nicky Ryan formed the now-famous B-Team. Nevertheless, the reason...

Who Can Beat Gordon Ryan?

At this year’s ADCC World Championship, we saw Gordon Ryan become the undisputed king of grappling and probably the greatest no-gi grappler of all time. Gordon managed to conquer the +99kg division...

Turtled Up? Peek Out & Take The Opponent’s Back With This Technique

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...