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Joe Rogan Reminisces Over Eddie Bravo’s Historic Win: “I Get Emotional Talking About It”

Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo have been friends for a long time, with one of the things in common between them being the love for Jiu-Jitsu… And Rogan has been a long-time fan of Bravo’s BJJ...

JT Torres: “Don’t Skip Stretching After Jiu-Jitsu Training”

JT Torres is one of the most accomplished lightweight BJJ athletes of his generation, who’s won ADCC and IBJJF titles. He’s also an owner and a head coach at his Essential BJJ academy;...

Rope Climbing: JT Torres’ “Secret” To Insane Grip Strength

Jonathan “JT” Torres  – a 2x ADCC and an IBJJF World Champion, as well as the owner of the Essential Jiu-Jitsu academy – is, among other things, known for his exceptional...

Jeff Glover: “Wrestlers Can Be More Dangerous Than BJJ Black Belts”

Jeff Glover was a recent guest of The Jason Chambers Podcast, where the two discussed many interesting things; one of them being the belt system in Jiu-Jitsu. Chambers mentioned that, even though...

A Short Essay about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If you’re considering learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a martial art, you should consider a few things. First of all, it’s a sport that uses a belt system to differentiate skills. The gi...

Has BJJ Changed For Better Or Worse Over The Years?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all around the world. Sport style Jiu-Jitsu is flourishing while the traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for self defense is instructed by a few dedicated instructors. Parts...

If You Train Jiu-Jitsu, You Should Know These Following Guards

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...

JT Torres Shares Secret Details on Improving Your Bow & Arrow Choke

When you get to the nitty-gritty of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll start understanding just how many details go into making a technique work. Sure, when you’re training against less...

BJJ Mindset Series: Toughness

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...

Pedro Sauer: Dealing with Untrained & Aggressive Individuals in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Professor Pedro Sauer is a special person in the BJJ world. Having trained directly under Rickson and Grand Master Helio Gracie, he was at ground zero when the movement started to gain a foothold on...

5 Amazing Martial Arts Dads To Honor On Father’s Day

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...

Logan Paul Discusses Next Fight: “You Can’t Tell Me I Can’t Beat Mike Tyson”

Back on June 6 in Miami, Logan Paul’s and Floyd Mayweather’s highly anticipated exhibition boxing bout took place. As Paul had a huge height and reach advantage, he used his size against...

John Danaher Black Belt: BJJ World Champions Should Only Be At Black Belt

The arbitrary nature of the bjj belt system has established a reality where there is a big number of competitors who can all claim they’re World Champions. But sure there even be such thing as...

How To Submit a BJJ Black Belt – Pedro Sauer

Unpredictability creates an endless possibility of options in combat sports. By taking advantage of not just explosive strength but rather unpredictability, a far better-skilled opponent can be...

Pedro Sauer Talks Challenge against 100lbs Heavier Wrestler and First Ever BJJ Class

  Pedro Sauer started bjj career as a small lanky teen Rickson Gracie brought to class one day when he was about 15 years old. Sauer described that experience as deeply humbling as he was...

Top List Of Funniest People In Jiu-Jitsu

  One of the great things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are the characters that make up the sport. Here is a list of the funniest people in Jiu-Jitsu in no particular order: Renato Laranja, the man...

BJJ’s Dilemna: Conserving The Art vs Spreading The Art

Guest post from Thomas Nadelhoffer the Grumpy Grappler, an Associate Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience at College of Charleston (SC). When he’s not enjoying time with his...

The Best Knee Cut Pass Setup by JT Torres

The Knee Cut Pass is, more often than not, set up from an Open Guard… But what if we were to tell you that you can also set it up from being in someone’s Butterfly Guard – and that the...

Matt Serra: ‘Aging Fighters Are Like Aging Strippers’

When does an MMA fighter know when it’s time to hang up their gloves? When does an older BJJ practitioner knows when it’s time to not compete against the young guys anymore and instead...

Combat Jiu Jitsu Set To Feature Upkicks – No More Stalling Says Eddie Bravo

Combat Jiu Jitsu has been attracting attention since the event first got started. In a way this event was developed from old community Challenge footage. “The Brazilians, they like the idea of...

Grandmaster Flavio Behring Celebrates 70 years of Jiu-Jitsu By replacing his Red Belt with a White Belt

    In brazilian jiu jitsu  few published guidelines or standards determine when a practitioner is ready for promotion; the criterion is generally determined by individual instructors...

The Most Popular Submissions In MMA

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Pedro Valente: “We Teach Overeem How To Protect From Strikes On The Ground”

  Professor Pedro Valente Jr.. was recently a guest on the best BJJ podcast Grappling central podcast where he talked about various interesting topics such as self defense, practical training...

Red Belt Pedro Valente Sr Passes Away at Age 78

  Pedro Valente Sr., famous plastic surgeon and student of Hélio Gracie since 1953, has passed away today at the age of 78. He was the father of the Valente brothers: Pedro Jr, Joaquim and...