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Paulo Miyao: “Try To Prepare More And Execute Less In Jiu-Jitsu”

A lot in Jiu-Jitsu is about being patient. About not going for the move immediately, but to take time to prepare for it – and that’s where a lot of lower-ranked belts make mistakes. Paulo Miyao...

Why Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Answers

Why should you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? There are a million answers to this question and all of them are correct. Training BJJ will get you into a better physical and mental shape, make you more...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Ignore High Percentage Techniques (Because Of Flashy Moves)

Sooner or later, you’ll want to figure out what your favorite BJJ technique is going to be. The one you’ll use as often as possible, that you’ll become “known” for. But how are you supposed...

How To Be “Faster” In Jiu-Jitsu As An Older Grappler?

As an older grappler, you’ve probably had an experience or two of rolling against younger athletes… When you were thinking to yourself how awesome it would be to be just a little bit...

When Will Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Finally Start “Clicking” For Me?

You know how it is… You’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for more than a while, but are still wondering when it will start “clicking” for you. Still trying to figure out...

John Danaher’s Advice: Control The Head & Shoulders

Be honest with us. How many times have you thought to yourself: “Man, it would be really great if there were some tricks that would make me better on the mats immediately.” Probably...

BJJ Advice: Focus On What’s Necessary, Not On What Would Be “Nice”

Oh, there are so many moves and techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that would be “nice” to learn… But, realistically speaking, which one of them are necessary for you to learn...

BJJ Advice: You Need To Become Less Reliant On Moving In A Straight Line

It would be wonderful if everything worked out on your very first attempt in BJJ, wouldn’t it? If the very first technique, the very first submission went your way. That would be awesome! Sadly (or...

John Danaher: “Have Faith That You’re Improving – Even If It’s Not Very Apparent Among Your Peers”

One of the reasons why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is such an amazing sport is that you perform it as an individual… But you train it with a group of like-minded people. But, as great as training with your...

Joe Rogan’s Advice for Young People: “Find The Thing You Like”

It’s easy for young people to get confused about what to do in life, especially in today’s day and age… And it’s not impossible for them to get lost in the mist, to become sad and anxious...

Garry Tonon: “Self Improvement Demands Sacrifice & Suffering”

If you’re someone who’s looking to improve themselves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or life in general… Then you already know how difficult that can be. It’s not simple, to say the least, and it...

Andre Galvao’s 2 Tips For Memorizing BJJ Techniques

Image Credits: AndreGalvao.com Is memorizing BJJ techniques tough for you? There’s no shame to it; as a matter of fact, memorizing Jiu-Jitsu moves is difficult for the vast majority of people –...

What To Do If You Don’t Feel Motivated To Train BJJ Today?

The days of low or non-existent motivation happen to everyone. Even to the most dedicated of athletes, yes. But, what separates those who become better from those who stay behind is how they handle...

Why Are You A BJJ Blue Belt For Such A Long Time?

It might’ve been a while since you were promoted to a BJJ blue belt… And it’s, kind of, getting on your nerves. More than anything, you’re confused; even though you’re...

4 Tips For The New BJJ Purple Belt: This Is How To Keep Improving

So you’re a freshly-minted BJJ purple belt, congratulations! It’s a fantastic achievement and you’re now one of the most dangerous people on the mats. That deserves a ton of...

“Shifting Gears”: The Key To Not Gassing Out In Jiu-Jitsu

If you’re gassing out too fast in BJJ, it might very well be the case that you should improve your cardio. However, if you’ve been training for a while (and been consistent), it’s...

How To Become More Offensive In BJJ & Have More Success With Submissions?

Are you too defensive in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Sure, having a solid defense is of great importance, as you will not be able (nor brave enough) to go for an attack if your defensive skills are weak....

Opinion: BJJ White Belts Shouldn’t Have Their Own “Style”

Being a BJJ white belt is a stressful period in one’s Jiu-Jitsu life. It’s full of failures, doubts about whether or not you’re really “cut out” for this martial...

Want To Get Better In Jiu-Jitsu? Start Understanding Gravity

Pssst, here’s a little-known secret for you, straight from John Danaher… Did you know that one of the keys to becoming better in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is understanding gravity? Now, now,...

How To Become Your Own BJJ Coach?

Ever wanted to become your very own BJJ coach? Yup, that is possible… But before you get excited, understand that your best bet is to have a trusted coach who’ll guide you through the...

Rafael Lovato Jr.: “As Long As You Keep Showing Up, You Can Do Anything”

What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Sure, there are many lessons out there that can (and will) be learned as you walk along, but what is the greatest...

How To Prevent Regressing In BJJ While Injured?

Are you injured right now and afraid of regressing in BJJ while away from the mats? That’s a scary thought for sure – but you do not have to lose on progress. Kit Dale says it himself: When...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Think Twice & Second-Guess Your Technique

One of the worst things you could do during a BJJ roll or a BJJ match is to second-guess your technique. To think twice about your next move; this will only stop you in your tracks and render you...

Are IBJJF Tournaments Tougher Than Local BJJ Competitions Are?

Perhaps you’ve competed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu before… In smaller, local tournaments. And perhaps you’ve done well at them – or, maybe, you haven’t done well at all. But...