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Olympic Medalist Boxer Tries BJJ For 30 Days – Here Are His Thoughts

Tony Jeffries is an Olympic bronze medalist boxer who recently took it upon himself to try out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for 30 days… And to see just how good he could get at the end of that 30-day...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Reveals That He’s The Person Who Coined The Term “Headquarters” In BJJ

The Headquarters in Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most often utilized ones, and for good reason – it’s a dominant one and fantastic for guard passing. But did you know that it was actually...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Riley Hawk – Tony Hawk’s Son – Shares How BJJ Impacted His Skateboarding Journey

Riley Hawk, a professional skateboarder following in the footsteps of his legendary father, Tony Hawk, is also a BJJ blue belt! And, well, he has found many similarities between Jiu-Jitsu and...

Former Teammate Shares Insights About Khabib’s Humility: “Mopping The Mats…”

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s name often stands out not just for his unparalleled success inside the UFC octagon – but also for his remarkable humility outside of it. Jake Shields, a former...

Osamah Almarwai Reflects On Facing Mikey Musumeci: “You Got To Learn”

Osamah Almarwai, the IBJJF No-Gi World Champion, recently shared his thoughts about the impact of his encounter with Mikey Musumeci during ONE Fight Night 10 in May 2023. Despite facing a setback...

[WATCH] Sean Strickland Grapples Fan While Skateboarding – Chokes Him Out

Sean Strickland, one of the UFC’s most vocal and often controversial figures, recently found himself in a grappling match on a snowy mountain! Just days after his narrow defeat to Dricus Du...

Zoltan Bathory: “I Hired BJJ Black Belts For Band Security So I Could Train On The Road”

How dedicated are you really to training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Especially when things like work get in the way of everyday training? Well, Zoltan Bathory – founder and rhythm guitarist of...

Josh Hinger: “Belt Ranks, Degrees, And Competition Wins Don’t Accurately Measure BJJ Success”

Josh Hinger is one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes today… And he has recently received yet another acknowledgement for his successes – a promotion to the rank of a 3rd degree...

Nicholas Meregali Talks Sleeping With 100 Women: “Not Better Than Sleeping With A Woman You Love”

Nicholas Meregali has never been the kind of athlete to shy away from sharing his thoughts on whichever topic it may be. And, well, one of his most recent posts had both given rise to discussion and...

The Difference Between ‘Regular’ & Dagestani Grappling: “If You’re On Your Back, You’re Losing”

Have you ever wondered, what it would be like to grapple with athletes from Dagestan? If you have the chance to experience that, you should definitely go for it – because there’s nothing...

Giancarlo Bodoni Shares What It’s Like To Train Under John Danaher

A lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes would, if they had an opportunity present itself, like to train under John Danaher. However, what is it actually like to train under one of the best coaches of...

Mikey Musumeci Talks Hygiene Issues In BJJ: “Some Guys Haven’t Showered In Days”

Mikey Musumeci has recently voiced his concerns over hygiene standards within the BJJ community. Specifically, he shared his experiences with poor hygiene practices he has encountered in various BJJ...

Nicholas Meregali Lived In A BJJ Academy For 5 Years: “No Structure, No Privacy”

If you want to succeed at something, you’ll often have to give it your all. And that means not just what you’re used to giving – but even more than that. You’ll do whatever...

Gordon Ryan Answers If Sambo Is Better Than Jiu-Jitsu

Is sambo better than Jiu-Jitsu? Well, if you ask Gordon Ryan, it kind of is… At least in MMA. Here’s what Ryan had to say about the “age old question” in a recent conversation...

Hollywood Actress Kristen Bell Trains Jiu-Jitsu: “I Could Break Your Arm”

Image Credits: Kristen Bell Instagram Kristen Bell, Hollywood actress known for her roles in the likes of “Frozen” and “The Good Place”, has joined the ranks of celebrities...

Rener Gracie: “People Who Know How To Fight Are Least Likely To Get Into One”

Ever noticed how the people who are most skilled on the mats are, more often than not, the calmest ones as well? It’s as if they’d never get into a physical altercation on the...

How To Make Gi Jiu-Jitsu As Popular As No-Gi? Felipe Pena Shares His Thoughts

Some people prefer the gi, while others prefer training in no-gi. That’s a given and there’s nothing right nor wrong with any of the two choices. However, it’s evident that no-gi is...

Bjj World Champ Delipe Costa: “I Lost So Many Times & In All Kinds Of Different Situations”

Felipe Costa is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitors of his generation… However, before he reached this level of success, he had to push through a lot of failure. In fact, Costa...

Enson Inoue Explains Why He Demoted Himself To Purple Belt: “There’s No Humility In This”

MMA legend Enson Inoue has recently revealed why he chose to demote himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt back in 2016… And no, it doesn’t have anything to do with...

Roger Gracie Names His Biggest Jiu-Jitsu Opponents: “He Is By Far The Most Technical”

In a recent episode of the “Connect Cast” podcast, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Roger Gracie reflected on his illustrious career – sharing insights into his journey. And well, among...

How Much Money Will There Be In BJJ In 10-15 Years? Gordon Ryan Shares His Opinion

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at a rapid rate among hobbyist athletes, and it seems that it will continue growing at that rate for some time… But the question is: how big will it grow when it...

Wellington “Megaton” Dias Explains How He Maintains A High BJJ Technical Level For Decades

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, few names resonate as profoundly as the celebrated Wellington “Megaton” Dias. He’s been a top competitor for years – and has maintained...

Bernardo Faria Shares Lifelong BJJ Training Advice: “Even If It’s Not Your Main Focus…”

It could be argued that a vast majority of BJJ practitioners would like to keep practicing the Gentle Art for as long as possible. To keep training for a long time. But how are you supposed to go...