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How BJJ Can Help You In Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

Losing a loved one is always devastating. And it’s not easy to come to terms with it, especially if it was someone really close to you. It can take months and even years before you, at least...

Craig Jones Explains How To Earn $$$ And Become A Full Time Grappler

Would you like to start earning money from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Not just a bit here and there, and not just to get by, however – but instead, to earn a living from grappling? Then you should,...

Dangers of Being Too Obsessed About Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Being driven is most often a good thing. If you’re highly motivated and wish to continue improving every day, being a tad obsessed about Jiu-Jitsu is going to get you extremely far. However,...

So There’s That ONE GUY You Absolutely CAN’T Stand in Your Academy?

Being and training in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy is awesome for the most part. You get to hang out with the people you love and feel comfortable with, and you get to choke them out in the...

Taking Notes: The Game Changer to Skyrocket your Jiu-Jitsu

No, no, no. You don’t need to write notes about your training into your BJJ journal. It isn’t something that’s absolutely necessary. Because, truth be told, writing notes can take...

What Makes A Great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Are you a BJJ instructor – or do you want to become one? Are you looking to become the BEST instructor possible? That’s fantastic! No doubt you’ll be a great one. Here are the qualities...

When You Can’t Stop Yourself From Letting Everyone Know You Train BJJ

Yeah, we know. You train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and you’re cool because of that! But it’s easy for us to know, as well as your training partners and other fellow Jiujiteiros; for we train it...

Should You Ask A Black Belt To Roll? A Primer On Respect In BJJ

„Should I ask a black belt to roll with me?“ A question that seems to be unnecessary at first, but then again – isn’t it disrespectful to ask someone who’s a higher rank than you...

Why Is Micael Galvao So Good – And What Is It Like To Grapple With Him?

Micael Galvao – one of the most exciting prospects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu today – competed against some of the world’s best black belts at the “Evolve Ur Game 2”...

8 Most Common (And Ridiculous) Excuses For Skipping A Jiu-Jitsu Class

Excuses, excuses… There are so many of them, and everyone falls prey to some of them – from time to time. But what’s important isn’t that you fail occasionally; instead, it is...

How To Stand Out From Others at Your Jiu-Jitsu Academy

How would you like to be a bit more special… To stand out from other training partners in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy? To make a name for yourself and to, simultaneously, become a force to...

This Is How Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Can Help You Find A GIRLFRIEND

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is amazing in so many different ways – not just on the mats, but off of them as well! Through training it, you grow as a person and are exposed to new opportunities, new...

Is It WRONG To Tap Out Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. After you’ve been training for quite some time, there will come a moment or two when you’ll – to your surprise – have an...

This Is How To Tell If A Martial Art Is FAKE Or REAL

With the world of martial arts constantly expanding, it’s sometimes hard to decide which one to start training. But, what may make this decision-making process easier for you is knowing which...

The Most Important Things You’ll Learn As A BJJ Black Belt

The time you spend on the mats will, one day, culminate with a black belt. Of course, your mind is set to continue training after you become a black belt… But, what do you think are the most...

Should You Help Out A White Belt… If You’re A White Belt, Too?

Let’s say that you’re a white belt, drilling a move or in the midst of rolling with someone… And you see an another white belt struggling with a technique – be it your own...

What’s The Difference Between Blue And Purple Belt In BJJ?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Ever wondered what’s the difference between a blue and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, the simple answer is that there is a...

Collect Experiences, Not Taps: What Really Matters In BJJ

Winning is important. It’s important both in life and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu alike. Performing your technique with precision, and getting the tap with it… It’s such a marvelous...

The Way To Becoming Better In BJJ Is Through SUFFERING

Things aren’t going exactly your way on the mats lately, aren’t they… It seems as if you’re constantly failing at every drill, roll and technique you attempt to execute....

So… How Can You Know If You Really Deserve Your BJJ Belt Promotion?

You’ve had your belt promotion recently – congratulations! But, don’t tell us… Doubts are creeping in, aren’t they? You’re questioning yourself: „Ok, but did I...

What To Do If You’re a BJJ Blue Belt – And You Get Destroyed by a White Belt?

First of all, well done – you’re a blue belt and you’re still training! You haven’t quit, and that’s a huge achievement in and of itself… But what if, just a couple of...

The Proper Way To Study A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Match

There are many roads to improvement in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Some of them will require you to invest additional time – that is, to focus on BJJ outside of the mats as well. For example, studying...

You Should Be Asking Your BJJ Instructor These Things During Training

You know what your BJJ instructor really likes? Heck, even more than seeing you perform a technique incredibly well, more than you winning an entire division with zero points lost? Can you guess? If...

Opinion: Chasing Stripes On Your Belt In BJJ Is Wrong

So you’ve just earned your first stripe? Congratulations! Be it the first stripe on your white belt or on your brown belt, that’s a huge accomplishment, and you should feel proud of it....