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Duarte Reveals Stunning Details About Galvao’s Knee Injury Before ADCC 2022 Match With Ryan

Kaynan Duarte recently opened up about the much-discussed ADCC 2022 superfight – between his coach Andre Galvao and Gordon Ryan. Namely, Duarte revealed that Galvao entered the bout while...

Andre Galvao Explains The Worst Way To Lose In Jiu-Jitsu

What’s the worst way to lose in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match? Is it in the opening seconds? Is it by a submission that’s so low percentage that you’d rather never compete than be...

Ruotolo Bros Wanted To Stop Training BJJ When They Were 12: “Andre Ignited Our Passion For It Again”

The Ruotolo bros are some of the most elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. They’ve been training for a long time – ever since they were young kids… But when they were 11...

Andre Galvao Has Awesome North South Choke Details

The North-South Choke is incredibly powerful and effective. If your opponent applies it properly, then it’s very difficult to defend. Many people struggle with it though. Setting it up is usually...

Andre Galvao Explains Why You Need To Compete In BJJ Before Feeling Ready

So you’re thinking about signing up for that Jiu-Jitsu tournament… But doubt is starting to set in. You’re not sure if you’re ready. You’re not sure if you’ll...

Andre Galvao: “It’s Important To Take The Responsibility For Defeat”

When you lose a match, when you experience defeat… How do you feel? And, more importantly, what do you do? Do you take responsibility for the loss? Or do you shift the blame to something else,...

Andre Galvao: “It’s Important To Guide Our Children Into Sports”

Do you plan on getting your children (whether or not you already have or want to have them) into sports? Yeah, chances are you do, given that you train Jiu-Jitsu. And you’d probably be looking...

Andre Galvao Calls For Support For Josh Hinger: “He Is Human, Too”

Josh Hinger suffered a home invasion robbery several days back – and it was a gut-wrenching experience. He shared what happened: We bought this house 2 years ago, remodeled and refurbished it....

Broken Posture In Closed Guard? Andre Galvao Shows What To Do

Posture is one of the core principles of jiu-jitsu. Proper posture will keep you safe from submissions and sweeps. So your opponent broke your posture in Closed Guard? This is a bad position to be...

Andre Galvao: “Leandro Lo Was A Different Level Than Anyone Else”

Leandro Lo was posthumously inducted into the IBJJF Hall of Fame, at the 2023 IBJJF World Championship… And it made a lot of athletes and spectators emotional – including Andre Galvao....

Andre Galvao Shows How To Ezekiel Choke From Closed Guard

The Ezekiel choke is an advanced submission that requires proper technique and awareness to use safely. But applied correctly from the top closed guard, it can be an effective submission to have in...

Andre Galvao Shows A Surprising Armbar Variation Setup

To properly execute an armbar from guard position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you need to control your opponent and position your body and limbs correctly. First, you want to secure a closed guard by...

Andre Galvao Shares Valuable Life Lesson: “Surrender Or Continue?”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can teach us many valuable life lessons… One of them being to keep going. Andre Galvao has learned that lesson well throughout his lengthy and extremely successful career...

JT Torres Promoted To 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt by Andre Galvao

Jonathan “JT” Torres has just been promoted to the rank of a 4th degree BJJ black belt! He’s been promoted by his long-time friend and coach, Andre Galvao:   View this post on...

Sarah Galvão Promoted To Purple Belt After Winning Double Gold At IBJJF Worlds

Sarah Galvão has just won double gold as a juvenile blue belt at the IBJJF World Championship 2023 – and has been promoted to purple belt by her proud parents, André and Angelica Galvão! Two...

Andre Galvao: “I’ve Been Training Like Hell Since I Was A White Belt”

There are many roads to success, but all of them have one thing in common: hard work. There’s no going around the fact. If you want to succeed, then you’ve got to put in the work and act...

The “The Hippoplata Twister Attack” Is The Coolest Submission You’ve Never Done

The Hippoplata is a fairly recent move in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  This move is commonly used to gain advantageous position when rolling with an opponent who is pressure passing your guard. The key to...

Andre Galvao Documentary Announced: “I Am Excited To Share My Personal Story”

Andre Galvao is a true Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend – not many athletes have managed to achieve what he’s achieved during the course of their careers. Namely, Galvao has been at the top of...

Andre Galvao Shows A Unique Back Take From “Rock The Baby” Position

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Andre Galvao Shows An Unusual “Rock The Baby Outside Leg Lockdown Attack”

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Reinier de Ridder Talks Grappling Match With Andre Galvao: “He’s A Real Legend”

Image Credits: ONE Championship The two-division ONE Championship title winner Reinier de Ridder and BJJ legend Andre Galvao competed against each other in a submission grappling match earlier this...

Felipe Pena To Train At “Atos” For Next Match Against Gordon Ryan

Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan will face each other once again – for the fourth time in total – in February 2023, at a Who’s Number One (WNO) event. This time around, though,...

Gordon Ryan: “It Was An Honor For Me To Compete Against Andre Galvao”

Gordon Ryan is well-know for his trash talk; a talent he’s used more than well to hype up his ADCC superfight match against Andre Galvao. However, after winning the superfight, Ryan had nothing...

Gordon Ryan on Andre Galvao: “We’re All On The Same Page About Him, Except Those Who Are In Denial”

The ADCC 2022 is coming closer with each passing week, and so is the highly anticipated superfight between Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao. Ryan, as usual, is going towards the match with absolute...