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Result for: royce gracie

Why Every Grappler Needs to do Yoga, by Yoga for BJJ’s Sebastian Brosche

A black belt in BJJ under Eduardo Rios and a second degree black belt in Judo, Sebastian Brosche is the creator of the famous „Yoga for BJJ“ website – where he aims to transform every single...

Andre Galvao Has An Effective Way Of Opening The Closed Guard

Closed guard is a dangerous place to be in for the one on top. Your opponent has so many options and you, realistically have very few. You either have to open it or force a submission. You need to...

Scare Your Training Partners With ‘The Exorcist’ Guard Submission by Draculino

Closed guard is an old time classic that’s one of the most commonly seen techniques in practice and in real life altercations. It’s a great position for the one on the bottom since they have...

5 BJJ Fighters Who Were Bullied Growing Up

  Bullying is a major problem in modern society. It’s gone so far the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labels bullying a form of “youth violence.” Following a 2013...

4 Jiu-Jitsu Wall Pin Defenses That You Need To Know

There are many videos on YouTube featuring BJJ practitioners in street altercations, and the majority of them seem to end in favor of BJJ. However, if you are inexperienced in the self defense aspect...

Would A Blue Belt Beat Mike Tyson

If you go down a path of bjj and mma forums looking for people with similar interest you inevitably encounter a phrase where a bjj blue belt more or less already equates to being a badass. A bjj blue...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: 5 Reasons Why Law Enforcement Needs It NOW

The use of force by law enforcement has attracted so much attention over the last few years it is virtually impossible to ignore. Moving forward, law enforcement agencies have no choice but to...

When Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Became a College Sport

By Mike Bushby In 2018, roughly 8 million people tuned in to watch the NCAA Wrestling Championships.  Those numbers proved immediately that the market for televised grappling exists, and is stronger...

Self Defense Expert Shares Video of Himself Duelling Sport BJJ Practitioner

Self Defense Expert Nick Drossos has been teaching Personal Protection for over 20 years according to his own account. He believes his realistic approach to self-defense has given him the edge. Now...

Erin Herle Making MMA Debut In June

Erin Herle just announced she will be making her way into the cage. Herle wrote:  Worlds 2012, 5 matches, lost by one advantage in the final and cried belly down on the mat when the 6-minute match...

Kurt Osiander’s No BS Method Of Opening & Passing Closed Guard

Closed guard is an old time classic that’s one of the most commonly seen techniques in practice and in real life altercations. It’s a great position for the one on the bottom since they have...

Feeling Burned Out With Life? Jiu-Jitsu Will Bring Out The New You

BURNT OUT? TRY JIU JITSU If you’re reading this, chances are you have suffered from – or know someone who has had a burn out. I can assure you that I will not provide you with a textbook,...

American Rapper Lupe Fiasco Weighs In on Karate vs BJJ (Which is not a thing & nobody Asked)

Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor. It’s unclear just...

Get Taps From Closed Guard With The Ribs Squeeze by Bernardo Faria & Carlos Farias

Watch any of the early UFC’s and you see Royce Gracie submitting people left and right and some of the most memorable tap outs were from closed guard. It made the world realize that a smaller guy...

The Grappling Referee: Why Officiating is an Enhancement To Your Jiu-Jitsu Journey

So after listening to another year of endless complaints about the officiating at the IBJJF Worlds, I started to think about the state of officiating and how to improve it. One thought is to...

Why Do No-Gi Only Guys Refuse To Train Gi But Gi Guys Often Do Both?

In Jiu-Jitsu, you rarely see Gi practitioners who refuse to train No Gi, but the large majority of “NoGi only” practitioners literally hate the Gi and never train in it. Why is that?...

Coral Belts Fabio Oliveira And Claudio Marculino Duke It Out With Amazing BJJ Exchanges

A few in the world have had the opportunity to personally watch a match between two coral belts, facebook page Jiu-Jitsu UFRJ – Team Minerva made it a point to record this moment to share with...

Successful BJJ Academies Run By Women Black Belts

Photo: Paulo Bihis Photography. Written by Iva Djokovic Female athletes face a variety of difficulties through their career. Traditionally speaking it was always harder for women to succeed in male...

Khabib Goes The Full Distance With Iaquinta- Thanks Putin, Calls Out GSP

  Khabib Nurmagomedov got a surprisingly tough opponent after all. The Matt Serra camp produced a fearless opponent who stepped up and fought the now undisputed lightweight champion in a single...

4 Of The Tightest Submissions In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most popular martial arts in the world right now, and for many good reasons. It has been proven to be one of the most effective combat styles in real life attacks...

Jiu-Jitsu Takedowns for People Who Suck at Takedowns

A Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Royce Gracie, Eli Knight shows some great takedowns for those that don’t practise much stand up. These are some takedowns that I personally feel don’t...

ESPN’s 30 for 30 premieres Free Podcast Episode ‘No Rules: The Birth of UFC’

    One of the best documentary series out there for lovers of sports in general is ESPN’s 30 for 30. However fans of grappling were long under-served when it comes to 30 for 30. One...

Joe Rogan & Jocko Willink: Jiu-Jitsu Is All About Getting Into People’s Heads

    Joe Rogan became interested in jiu-jitsu in 1994 after watching Royce Gracie fight at UFC 2: No Way Out, and landed the position at the organization as Sussman was friends with its...

Female MMA Fighters Allege Sexual Abuse During Pre Fight Exams

    While all of entertainment world is focusing on the Harvey Weinstein scandal some new allegations of abuse have emerged from the world of sports. In the #metoo campaign where the...