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Khabib On Recovery From Training: “Most Important Thing Is Sleep”

If you want to be successful at something like Khabib Nurmagomedov has been in MMA, then you have to learn about and apply the power of routine. You have to have the work ethic to support it, as...

Gordon Ryan Explains How To Deal With Injuries In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

It’s easy to fall in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In the feeling that just stepping onto the mats gives you, the laughter with your training partners and friends, and the immersion of doing...

[Watch] 250lb Purple Belt Slams 140lb Juvenile Blue Belt On His Head

Ego can be a dangerous thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Especially if left unchecked – as it can lead to bad situations. To serious injuries, even. And that’s exactly what happened at...

KSW 74: Fighter Dislocates Opponent’s Elbow with Scarf Hold Armbar – Has To Point It Out To The Referee

Having good referees is a must for every martial art competition. For, the referee is the one with the authority to stop the match at any point – so they have to be able to recognize if...

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...

[Graphic] MMA Fighter Snaps Opponent’s Elbow with a Nasty Americana

As much as they love it, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students sometimes forget that the “Gentle Art” is still a martial art… And that, even though it’s much more friendly on overall...

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 –...

How To Get Back To Training After A Traumatic Injury?

No matter how much you love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, chances are that you’ll get injured at one point in time. And there’s a considerable probability that one of these injuries will...

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...

Throwback: Ary Farias Takes Opponent’s Back & Splits His Ear

Injuries happen all the time in combat sports, especially in submission grappling and mixed martial arts. So, it’s no wonder when a fighter gets injured during a fight… But when they...

Fighter Out Of “UFC Paris” After Suffering Toilet-Related Injury

Well… You don’t read that headline every day, don’t you? Unfortunately for Christos Giagos, that’s exactly what happened; he had to withdraw from his fight against Benoit...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Tries To Buggy Choke Opponent – Breaks His Own Arm

The Buggy Choke has recently gained a lot of popularity due to its element of surprise, as well as due to its effectiveness. Not just in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but also in mixed martial arts. However,...

Injured Because Of BJJ? Jocko Willink Has Some Advice For You

Oh no, not the injuries (again)! Perhaps it was a really close roll or a thing you wanted to try out while drilling techniques… But no matter what the cause is, the end result is the same:...

4 Tips For Keeping Your Neck Safe While Getting Stacked In Jiu-Jitsu

As long as you keep training Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll more than likely get injured at one point in time or another. BJJ is a martial art, after all – injuries are simply a part of it. However, some of...

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...

Opinion: Should You Break Someone’s Arm at a (Local) BJJ Competition?

In training, you’re supposed to take care of the people you roll with. Whenever you apply a submission (or perform any technique for that matter), you should take into consideration that this...

Injured Your Joint During BJJ? Do These 4 Things To Recover Faster

Injuring a joint during Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is never fun. And it’s even less fun after the injury has occurred; because now you have to wait for the injury to heal itself. However,...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

Ryan Hall Suffers Complete ACL Tear – Gets Trolled By Gordon Ryan

Ryan Hall seems to be completely out of lack lately when it comes to injuries. Just a day ago, he had to undergo his 6th surgery in the last 14 months – due to a complete tear of his ACL. He...

LA Police Officer Dies After Suffering A “Catastrophic Injury” During Grappling Training

According to the ABC7 Eyewitness News report, a Los Angeles police officer has tragically passed away after suffering serious injuries during grappling training. The incident took place at the...

John Danaher Explains 2 Simple Safety Rules That No One Talks About

No matter how much you try to evade them, injuries are bound to happen in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. That’s just the way it is; as it’s a martial art, you’ll see some tweaks (and...

John Danaher: “Gym Culture Is The #2 Source Of Injury In BJJ”

The gym culture of the place you train BJJ in isn’t just important because it has a big impact on your love for the martial art. Rather, it’s incredibly important for your training...

Ricardo Almeida: “Some Days Are More Painful Than Others… But Get Back To Work & Get Used To The Pain”

As great Jiu-Jitsu is for your body… It can also wreck havoc on it, especially if you’re not training in a smart way. For that reason, you need to approach training from a longevity...

Lachlan Giles’ Advice for Injury Prevention: “Keep Your Training Load Consistent”

Injuries are a frequent occurrence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And there’s a pretty high likelihood that you’ll experience some tweaks here and there… But, nevertheless, this...