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John Danaher: “No One Cares If You Got A Black Belt”

What does it take to earn a black belt Brazilian in Jiu-Jitsu? Well, it takes a lot of effort, focus, and a lot of overcoming of failure… But, the truth is, that you’ll probably get your...

Flashback: A White Belt BJ Penn Defeating 2 Judo Black Belts in a Judo Tournament

This happened in 1997. BJ back then just started BJJ and he was still a white belt. As a white belt he absolutely dominated these black belt judoka in Judo rules. His nickname prodigy  was very...

Does No Gi BJJ Rank Transfer To Gi? A Double BJJ Black Belt Shares His Views

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, ranks and progression are often recognized across both the gi and in some schools, no-gi disciplines, but the transfer and recognition can depend on the school and its...

Shaquille O’Neal Visits BJJ Academy, Taps Out 2 BJJ Black Belts

Basketball champion Shaquille O’Neal has been training some BJJ throughout the years. The retired NBA legend has trained BJJ on and off and has a decent level in BJJ. Shaq was recently seen...

81 Yr Old Receives BJJ Black Belt and Makes Everybody Laugh with Hilarious Speech

Proving that age is but a mere number in the pursuit of passion and excellence, an inspiring event unfolded in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu . At 81 years old, Dr. Myles has become a symbol of...

BJJ Black Belt Instructor On Why He Doesn’t Teach Self Defense

Photo: David Gauthier Photography Guest post by Mathias Jardin, a Judo and BJJ Black belt BJJ competitor and instructor from GFTeam France.   Hello BJJ community, I am often asked why I do not...

The Great BJJ Switcheroo: High Level Black Belt Poses as White Belt, Chaos Ensues

When a Black Belt turns White Belt for a Day In the intriguing world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, where belts symbolize mastery and experience, imagine the chaos when a high-level black belt decides to...

Do You Have To Compete To Be A Legit BJJ Black Belt?

So you’re not much of a competitor, are you? You sure like training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and you enjoy hitting the mats as often as possible… But the matter of the fact is – you...

Gordon Ryan Defends BJJ Black Belt Who Broke A Drunk Guy’s Arm: “That’s Not Too Much”

In a viral video, a young ATOS BJJ black belt was involved in a street altercation when a drunk guy approached him, instigating a fight. The black belt defended by taking Mount, setting up an Armbar...

BJJ Black Belt Who Broke Drunk Guy’s Arm in Street Makes a Statement

If there’s one thing you shouldn’t do when it comes to street fighting (other than not being involved in the first place)… Then that is provoking a fight against a trained martial...

Police Officer Tries To Arrest A Resisting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

DenverMartialArts.com in conjunction with LightningKicks.com and Centurian Modern Law Enforcement Subject Control utilizing modern hand to hand combat tactics to train police on real world scenarios....

Justin Flores On How He Got his BJJ Black Belt in Under 4 years from Fabio Santos

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, earning a black belt is a feat that typically takes a decade of dedication and hard work. However, Justin Flores, a high-level judo black belt coach and division...

The Problem with Black Belts in Jiu-Jitsu: Respect, Ego and Entitlement

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community often grapples with the nuanced interplay of respect, ego, and entitlement, particularly concerning the perception and conduct of black belts. Let us explore these...

Two Guys Faked an MMA Fight & Were Called Out By BJJ Black Belt Referee

The MMA community in the Philippines was outraged this past weekend after an amateur MMA fight went horribly wrong as it became apparent that the fight was fake King of the Fight 9 happened on...

Tim Kennedy, BJJ Black Belt & Green Beret, Teaches BJJ Techniques For Weapon Takeaway

When faced with weapons in a street fight (or with street fights in general, for that matter), your best bet is to run away. No matter how skilled you are at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, streets aren’t...

Black Belts Put On Their Best Performances To Take The Gold At The AJP London International

Taking place last Saturday, March 30th, at the University of London Sports Dock, the AJP Tour London International Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2024 was a beacon that attracted colored and black belts from...

Lyoto Machida: “Black Belts Who Don’t Train Regularly Are Not Black Belts Anymore”

The realm of martial arts is often veiled in mystery and misconceptions. Among the various disciplines, Jiu-Jitsu stands out as a form that emphasizes technique, leverage, and the subtle art of...

Europe’s Strongest Woman Rolls with Female BJJ Black Belt

Raw strength can be an advantage in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, especially for beginners or in the lower belt ranks. It can help in overpowering less experienced opponents and can be effective in certain...

BJJ Black Belt Visitor Fakes as a White Belt & Ruins Blue Belt’s Day

In a surprising and somewhat humorous twist at Bristol Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy, a black belt from out of town named Dave decided to pose as a complete novice. His ruse? Presenting himself as a...

BJJ Black Belt’s Unique Experiment: Training While ‘Pregnant

In a unique and somewhat humorous experiment, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt from Ivy League BJJ channel took on the challenge of training while simulating pregnancy. The idea was to gain a deeper...

UFC’s Jack Della Maddalena & Nathaniel Wood Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

UFC welterweight contender Jack Della Maddalena and featherweight contender Nathaniel Wood have been promoted to the rank of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts! Both fighters have been promoted by coach...

IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan 2024: João Miyao, Carina Santi, and Jaime Canuto Claim Victories in Black Belt Master 1

The IBJJF 2024 Jiu-Jitsu Pan Championships continued with thrilling matches on its second day, Thursday, March 21. The day was marked by intense battles among black belt master 1 fighters, where...

Two Cops Try To Hold Down A Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt; He Easily Taps Both Of Them Out

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...

[Watch] BJJ Black Belt Squares Off Against An Alligator & Takes His Back

Some days are weirder than others… But when you see a BJJ black belt square off against an alligator, well, that one is surely going to make it to the top of your “weird days” list....