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John Danaher Reveals His Harsh Jiu Jitsu Training Methods: ‘I’m a Perfectionist’

John Danaher is known as one of the best instructors in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of...

These Are The 10 Best Takedown Artists in Grappling

Wrestling is an inevitable part of submission grappling/BJJ and a key factor in many matches on elite and amateur level. BJJ practitioners are often criticized for neglecting their takedown game, but...

Rodolfo Vieira’s Conditioning Training for ADCC

Rodolfo Vieira worked hard to get the ADCC title in China in 2013, one of the few that was missing from his vast collection. He was by then already a multiple world champion in the Gi but had never...

How To Incorporate Olympic Lifts For Grappling

Guest post by Will Safford, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach who trains under Andre Galvao in San Diego, CA.  He received is purple belt in December of 2013 and competes occasionally in...

These Are The 10 Best Strength Building Exercises for Grapplers

Guest post by Funk Roberts of FunkMMA.com When you train in BJJ, Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, and other grappling arts, strength is the container from which all other physical qualities or training goals...

Top 5 Tips For Starting A BJJ Strength & Conditioning Routine

  Guest post by Sam Dupont, a strength coach to CFS BJJ Brighton, and also to Black Belt Belt Gold British Medalist Yousuf Nabi. Sam has worked with many other athletes from other fields too...

Build Your Guard & Takedown Power: 6 Great Squat Variations

  Many athletes focus more on strengthening their upper body instead of focusing on their lower body. While strong shoulders, arms, chest and core are very important in Jiu-Jitsu, a strong base...

How to Build a Powerful Back for Grappling

  Written by Jason C. Brown of  BJJWorkouts.com A strong back is essential for your BJJ performance and injury reduction. The quality of your BJJ is directly related to the quality of your...

A Key Workout Component For Power in BJJ & Grappling

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Anybody who has ever been in a conversation about working out has been...

How To Modify The 5×5 Strength Training Program For Grapplers

So, you’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and absolutely love it! However, you also want to become stronger and you figured out that BJJ, in and of itself, doesn’t help you too much...

Citizen Helps Police, But Takes It Too Far WIth RNC

Any time a citizen intervenes and helps out the police instead of standing on the sidelines and recording the altercation is good. As Rener Gracie once said it:  If you’re close enough to...

BJJ World Champ Otavio Sousa’s Leg Workout For BJJ

Many athletes focus more on strengthening their upper body instead of focusing on their lower body. While strong shoulders, arms, chest and core are very important in Jiu-Jitsu, a strong base which...

Rare Footage Of John Danaher Rolling Surfaces

Footage of John Danaher rolling is very hard to come by. The amazing coach of the Danaher Death Squad started training BJJ in the mid 90’s and was one of Renzo Gracie’s first American...

Handful Of ADCC Invites Left: A Look Who Is In, Who Is Out From The Toughest Competition In the World

ADCC is the most prestigious tournament. The Abu dhabi combat club is a championship held only every other year and as such the invites are coveted. Here’s a complete list of those who have...

ADCC Hands Out Invites – Dillon Danis Changes Divisions, Craig Jones Invite Mix Up

The most prestigious grappling promotion in the world has handed out its first batch of invites. Among the Abu Dhabi Combat Club 2019 participants are some old time favorites as well as a fresh crop...