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BJJ Advice: To Become A Successful Competitor, You Need To Have Self Reliance

Yes, time training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is – for the most part – spent with your training partners. But, when the day approaches that you have to go out and compete… Then...

Tom DeBlass’s Advice for BJJ Beginners: “Keep Jiu-Jitsu A Game, Keep It Fun”

Are you interested in starting out with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Or have you already begun training… But somewhat feel overwhelmed by the entire ordeal? Tom DeBlass understands what you’re...

Mica Galvao On How To Get Better and Learn Faster in Jiu-Jitsu

Every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner wants to get better in BJJ as fast as possible, right? Yup, we know that’s true for you as well. And so… How are you supposed to go about it? How are you...

Is Sacrificing Your Free Time For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Really Worth It?

Truth be told, Jiu Jitsu takes a lot of time. It’s not just about the training; but there’s the getting ready part, travelling to the academy part, showering after training part, driving...

Advice For BJJ Beginners: Learn How To Grip Fight

How good is your grip? And what about grip fighting… Have you managed to improve in it lately? If you’re not as good as you’d like to be, then you’ve got to practice it as often as possible....

Zero Talent For Jiu-Jitsu? This Is How To Become Really Good Anyway

Talent is important, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Often, it will make the difference between winning and losing, as well as making more versus making less progress in training. So, if...

How Can You Know For Sure If You 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...

John Danaher: “Be Ready With Both Mind & Body”

If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready – both in life and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu alike. But that doesn’t mean just being prepared in terms of physical readiness… It also...

Jocko Willink’s Self-Defense Tips: “You May Look Like An Easy Target & Not Know It”

Image credits: Jocko Willink YouTube channel Self defense isn’t always about defending yourself in a bad situation. Rather, most of the time it needs to be about staying away from the bad...

The Secret To Better BJJ Escapes: Get In A Bad Position… And Do Nothing

Be honest with us: could your BJJ escapes be polished up a little bit? Could they use some work? Yeah, they probably could… Because, even if you are comfortable with your escapes, you still...

4 Tips For Staying Healthy And Injury-Free In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Training should never be about winning or losing. Rather, it should be about learning new techniques, setups, transitions and concepts… It’s about becoming better. Not about keeping the...

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...

Luke Rockhold’s Advice for Young Fighters: “Get A Manager That Doesn’t Work For The Fuc*ing UFC”

Luke Rockhold, UFC’s former middleweight champion and a BJJ black belt (under Leandro Vieira and Dave Camarillo) has had harsh words of advice for young fighters in his post-UFC 278 appearance...

How To Attract New Members Into Your BJJ Gym?

If you’re a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy owner, then you’re well-aware of the stress that acquiring new members can bring. For, if you aren’t successful in getting new people to...

The Easy Way To Start Your Own BJJ Gym (Really, It Isn’t That Difficult)

Be honest with us: has the thought of opening up your very own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym ever crossed your mind? Well, if it hasn’t yet, it most certainly will at some point in time. But starting...

Thinking About Quitting BJJ? Consider The 3-Month Rule

Are you thinking of quitting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? You’ve only just begun training and it seems that you aren’t really gifted for all of this “Arte Suave” stuff… Maybe...

Jocko Explains Why You Need To Be Working Out – Regardless Of Your BJJ Training

Jocko Willink held an Origin Jiu-Jitsu camp a couple of days ago; where, together with the other participants, he trained Jiu-Jitsu all day. However, despite rolling all that time (yeah, you can only...

Keenan Cornelius: “Size Matters – Also With Grappling Gyms”

If you’re someone who wants to open your very own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/grappling academy, one of the problems you’re probably facing is the facility you’d hold your classes in. For...

Keenan Cornelius: “Do Something – Doing More Wins More In BJJ”

How many times in BJJ have you found yourself doing… Nothing? As in – you’re just sitting/laying/standing there, without doing anything and without a plan to do something....

Kit Dale: “One Of The Biggest BJJ Myths Is Progression=Mat Time”

Mat time… It’s incredibly important in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; because, after all, if you aren’t training – then how can you expect to make progress? However, what are you...

7 Tips For Getting Your BJJ Purple Belt Promotion

Going from blue to the purple belt is not an easy task. Sure, you could’ve received your blue belt just on the basis of consistency, but if your purple belt is going to be worth anything…...

The #1 Weight Training Mistake BJJ Athletes Make

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and you want to keep training it for a long time… Then it’s a good idea to incorporate some weight training into your routine, as lifting weights will...

John Danaher’s Advice For Using Athletic Tape (For Grapplers)

Ah, athletic tape… The quiet hero of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes worldwide. It plays a similar role in the grappler’s life as duct tape plays for the blue collar workers –...

BJJ Advice: Focus On The End Goal & The Details Will Fall Into Place

When you train, you come to understand that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a weird sport. Because, it seems both complicated and simple at the same time – with a lot of oscillations between the two...