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BJJ Advice: Above All, Learn To Be Patient

Sure, you can know how to execute a technique nearly perfectly, but if you don’t get the timing right – you’re probably going to fail it. And what’s one of the most common...

Roger Gracie: “People Don’t Get Better In Jiu-Jitsu Because They Train To Get Tough”

Have you been experiencing a lack of progress in your Jiu-Jitsu game lately? If that’s the case, then you’re probably not focused on the right things. For instance, Roger Gracie says that...

Improvement In BJJ Has A Price… Are You Willing To Pay For It?

So you want to become better in Jiu-Jitsu, right… But are you willing to pay the price for it? No, not the price of training, sweat, and hard work. It’s obvious that you’re already...

Stop Trying To Make Your BJJ “Perfect” – Here’s A Better Alternative

Are you someone who would (if they could) train 2x per day, every day of the week? You’d like to make your Jiu-Jitsu as perfect as possible… And when you fail at it, it tends to make you...

BJJ Advice: Anticipate Failure – Or You’ll Most Certainly Fail

You know the saying: “If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail”? Well, there’s one quite similar, which is a “level up” to it… And it could be summarized...

BJJ Improvement Advice: Stop Adding New Moves – Start Refining The Ones You Already Know

Do you feel as if… You’re lacking improvement in Jiu-Jitsu? As in, no matter how much you try and learn new techniques, moves, and transitions – nothing is really paying off? Well,...

Lessons From GSP: Don’t Wait For An Opportunity To Start Preparing For It

Image Credits: Georges St-Pierre Instagram If you ever get an opportunity to learn from someone who is extremely good at what they do, you should take it. And Brian Glick has taken that opportunity,...

BJJ Is An Art Form – Express Yourself & Show Who You Are

Image Credits: John Danaher Instagram Too often BJJ students take an approach to training that’s almost “too serious”. Meaning, they try to do things to a “T”; always...

John Danaher: “No One Was Born Good At Jiu-Jitsu”

It’s easy to get discouraged by a bad day of training or competition in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, your focus shouldn’t be on your “daily” performances; but rather on your...

BJJ Advice: You Could Be Wasting Your Time By Watching Match Footage

If you want to improve your BJJ game, you have to be active about it outside of training. You have to do your homework; watching videos and instructionals, writing down notes, thinking about your...

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...

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...

Effective Ways To Really Push Yourself In BJJ Training Sessions

So you’d like to really push yourself in training, eh? Awesome! That means that you’re really motivated to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, to make the most out of your potential. Fantastic! Here...

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...

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...

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…...

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...

The Lightbulb Moment: How To Reach It In BJJ?

You know that feeling when, after a long and difficult “battle” with a problem, you finally come up with a solution to it? This solution often comes out of nowhere – but it stays...

5 Tips For Finding & Developing Your Own BJJ Game

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gets really enjoyable once you start figuring out your own game. It’s almost like you’re creating an identity for yourself on the mats; as your BJJ game is what will...

John Danaher: “You Can Reinvent Your BJJ In 5 Years”

So you’re not satisfied with your Jiu-Jitsu? It feels almost as if you’re… Mediocre? Well, if you want to go from mediocre to exceptional, it’s going to take some time; but...

John Danaher’s 2 Tips For When You Can’t Train BJJ

Everyone who rolls has, at time or another, come to a situation when they can’t train BJJ. Be it because of an injury, obligations, or just “life” – sometimes you simply...

“Trying To Look Good In Training” Is Your Worst BJJ Mistake

Making a mistake here and there is a given in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You have to make mistakes, because that’s how you actually learn and improve. However, a lot of BJJ students become...