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Tom Hardy Competes at BJJ Tournament – Wins Gi & No-Gi Divisions

There’s no secret that Tom Hardy loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now a four-stripe blue belt, the famous actor often posts photos from training on his Instagram. And, it seems that he...

Get Promoted To Blue Belt Faster – Cheat Code For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a white belt – whether you’re fresh out of your second class or if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your blue...

Actor Mario Lopez Wins Gold at Phoenix IBJJF Open

Mario Lopez, the “Saved by the Bell” TV show star, isn’t just a great actor… But he’s also a committed and successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete and competitor! Most...

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...

Rodolfo Vieira: “I’m Feeling Like A Blue Belt In MMA”

Rodolfo Vieira is a legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete and competitor. However, he is still (relatively) new to the world of professional mixed martial arts (MMA). At the moment, he sports a 3-1...

The True Advantage Of Rolling With Lower Belts: Becoming Innovative

Ever had a training session where there weren’t any higher belts present, but just a couple of students at your belt level – and a whole bunch of lower belts? It felt amazing, didn’t it? But...

Are You A New BJJ Blue Belt? Don’t Make This Mistake

So you were promoted to a BJJ blue belt… Congratulations! It took a lot of effort, sweat, and consistency to get where you’re at right now. Give yourself a pat on the back – you...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Bo Nickal Promoted To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt

Imagine going in for your first tournament as a blue belt, getting warmed up to step on those mats… Finally, the announcer calls your name and you step to the side, waiting for the ref to wave...

UFC’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk Promoted To BJJ Blue Belt

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is one of the best strawweight MMA fighters in history. She is the UFC’s former division champion, as well as a multiple time Muay Thai world champion. She’s known for...

Joe Rogan Shares Picture Of Blue Belt Days – Training Under Jean Jacques Machado

Everyone starts somewhere. You can’t be a black belt level Jiu-Jitsu athlete immediately from the get-go, but you’ve got to put a lot of effort into training. You have to possess the...

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...

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...

For These Reasons Most People Quit Brazilian Jiu Jitsu As A Blue Belt

Did you know that there’s a high probability of you quitting Jiu Jitsu as a blue belt? Yep, that’s right – the so-called „blue beltitis“ gets ahold of many Jiujiteiros… But...

10 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Your Blue Belt

So you would like to get your blue belt in BJJ, eh? That’s fantastic! But… Are you aware of the things that you should know first – before you get promoted? Here are 10 things that you...

So You Want To Quit BJJ As A Blue Belt? Consider This First

The „blue belt blues“ in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, despite often being subjected to various jokes and memes, are as real as it gets. They happen to almost everyone that receives their blue belt, to...

So You Got Your Blue Belt, Now What?

It’s a known fact that after attaining the BJJ blue belt many people eventually drop out of BJJ. It may be because of a drop of interest after attaining a first goal, life getting in the way or...