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Being BAD At Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The First Step To Being GOOD At It

It’s completely natural to encounter ups and downs throughout your BJJ journey. There will be a lot of great days, during which you’ll enjoy every step – every drill, every roll, every...

Here’s Why The GUARD PULL Is Actually USEFUL In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Guard Pull in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is often portrayed as „unmanly“, „cowardly“ and as „something which only those without takedown game would do“. Now, everyone is entitled to their...

Becoming A BJJ Black Belt Is Much More Than Having Great Technique

What would you say is the most important thing for receiving a BJJ black belt? Sure enough, it’s the techniques and the proficiency you’ll use them with. You just can’t get your...

“Wow man, you’re so strong!” – Using Strength In BJJ Is NOT A Bad Thing

In the world of back-handed compliments, one of the worst ones you can get in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is: „Wow, bro, you’re so strong!“ It’s really a slap to the face to your technique...

How To Prepare For A BJJ Competition With A Different Ruleset

Competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t as simple as just „going out there“ and „giving your best“. Sure, it’s important to enjoy the experience and have fun; but if you want to...

Jiu Jitsu Is Great… But Remember: It Isn’t Everything

Do you sometimes find yourself daydreaming about Jiu Jitsu? Thinking about all of the techniques you’ve been learning and drilling, about the rolls and submissions you had, as well as the...

0$ In Your Wallet? Here’s How To Start Training BJJ When You’re Broke

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so much more than just a martial art. It’s an opportunity not just to get fit and skillful, able to defend yourself; but it’s a fantastic door to life-long...

Do THIS To Have Consistent Levels Of ENERGY In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Have you noticed that your Jiu Jitsu training sessions aren’t really similar to one another? It’s not just about how „well“ your training goes – meaning, how much you’ve...

Not Satisfied With Your BJJ Progress? Take A Step Back – Appreciate How Far You Came

How do you feel about your current Jiu Jitsu progress? Are you really satisfied about it? Perhaps borderline satisfied… Or not satisfied at all? Training BJJ can sometimes be a real...

No Time For BJJ? Getting Up Early In The Morning Will Solve This Issue

It’s so easy to train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when you’re young! When you’re a kid or even a student, your life basically comes down to going to school/university, studying, Jiu Jitsu...

If You Don’t Feel Like Going To BJJ Today… Here’s Why You MUST Go

More often than not, going to BJJ will feel as one of the best things in the world; you’ll feel happy, excited and really enthusiastic about learning new techniques and rolling with your...

The Importance Of Proper TIMING In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Not everything is about techniques in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sure, technique is most important – for, if you don’t have it, what will you...

5 Easy To Use Tips For A FASTER FINISH FROM THE BACK In BJJ

Taking the opponent’s back is the ultimate position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but getting there is no easy business. It takes a lot of sweat and change-of-tactics to outsmart and outpace your...

Cracking Your Back Sure Feels Good… But Is It Bad For Your Health?

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, then you know very well just how stiff your back can get. All of that inverting, getting stacked, pressure passed and twisted into all directions takes its toll....

Most Stupid Ways To Get Injured In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

All things aside, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport. And, just like it is the case with any combat sport, chances are that you’ll get injured somewhere along the line....

Early Morning BJJ Training Giving You Trouble? These 3 Tips Will Help

Oh you poor soul – the only BJJ classes that you can make to are the early morning ones? Tough luck, but hey, we get it. You might be working all day or you might have college classes with a weird...

What (Not) To Eat Before Competition For Ultimate Performance

Picture this: it’s competition day and you’re as hyped as you can be. Your training has been absolutely on point for the last few months, and you’re a much more technical and...

Sequences or Positional Techniques : Which One To Focus When Learning BJJ?

If you’re looking to learn more BJJ techniques, then one of the most important ways of acquiring these moves is through drilling and practicing them. However, not all practice is made equal....

No Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Near You To Train At? Try This

You just found out about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, haven’t you? It’s such an amazing martial art, isn’t it? Yes yes, we know that you are eager to start training it and to learn how to...

3 Things You Can Learn From Gordon Ryan – Right Now

Be it Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or whichever other area of your life that you’re trying to excel in, you should always be on the look out to learn more. However, a very important part of this...

Here’s How to Deal With Frustration In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Feeling frustrated a bit, eh? You’d somewhat like to pull the hair out of your head because you can’t figure that technique out… Even though the coach has shown it, like, a hundred...

Why MEDITATION Is Paramount To Your BJJ Progress

Jiujiteiros often think that the only way to improve in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is through sheer training; be it drilling and rolling on the mats, hitting the weights or something similar. However, even...

3 Things Elon Musk Can Teach You About Becoming Good In BJJ

When you want to become good in BJJ, it’s not enough to just go come to training and go through the motions. On the contrary; when you’re on the mats, you have to be absolutely present to...

“It’s Either Me Or BJJ!” How To Deal With Toxic Relationships And BJJ

„It’s either me or BJJ!“ Have you ever been in that sort of a situation, where your significant other becomes really mad because of your love (and, sometimes, outright obsession) with Jiu...