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“Saved By The Bell” Actor Mario Lopez Talks BJJ: “It’s Like Physical Chess”

If you are in your thirties and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’ Saved by the Bell’ and the A.C Slater character; played by Mario Lopez. Well, Lopez has been training...

Craig Jones Announces “BJJ Social Skills” Instructional

Sure, you’re good in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when it comes to techniques… And you’re great when it comes to getting all available instructionals out there. But how good are you when it...

Rodrigo Cavaca: “We Must Learn From Our Mistakes In Jiu-Jitsu, In Order To Enrich Our Future Victories”

Rodrigo Cavaca is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a coach of many BJJ champions. Back in the day, he made spectacular improvements on his Straight Ankle Lock (back during his win-it-all 2010...

How BJJ Can Help You In Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

Losing a loved one is always devastating. And it’s not easy to come to terms with it, especially if it was someone really close to you. It can take months and even years before you, at least...

Robert Degle Suspended by the IBJJF Immediately After Being Promoted to Black Belt

Robert Degle – a long-time student of John Danaher – was promoted to black belt on Tuesday, August 10. However, immediately after the promotion took place, he was suspended by the IBJJF!...

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Responds To Marcel Goncalves’ Sexual Assault Allegations

Marcel Goncalves – a BJJ black belt and former Fight Sports affiliate instructor – was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in March 2018; due to the allegations...

Brazilian Embassy in Ireland Supports Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Projects

At a recent meeting in the Brazilian Embassy in Ireland, a partnership was signed between ambassador Marcelo Biato, BJJ professor Henrique Saraiva and counselor Cesar Leite; with an aim of supporting...

Sean Flynn Does 66 Rolls in 6 Hours: “I Nearly Sh*t Myself”

Sean Flynn, a BJJ brown belt from England, has decided to challenge himself with an event called “Roll 66”. The challenge, which took place on July 25, was to do 66 rounds of 5-minute...

Rener Gracie Auctions 20 Years of Memorabilia to Help Bullying Victims

Rener Gracie is well-known for his reaching out to bullying victims around the USA, and for trying to provide them with opportunities to learn the skills required for self-defense. So, when he was...

Rickson Gracie & Jocko Willink: “Stay Calm in Bad Positions, Jiu-Jitsu is Life”

The best crossovers are rarely ever expected, but are almost always welcome. Especially in the world of Jiu-Jitsu… And wouldn’t you guess it: Rickson Gracie has just appeared on an...

Nicholas Meregali: “What I’m Going Through I Wouldn’t Wish On My Worst Enemy”

Being on top isn’t easy. Most ordinary people underestimate the mental strength required to persist, which is often met with more than plenty of stress. Nicholas Meregali seems to understand...

Craig Jones Explains How To Earn $$$ And Become A Full Time Grappler

Would you like to start earning money from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Not just a bit here and there, and not just to get by, however – but instead, to earn a living from grappling? Then you should,...

Should You Use The DE LA RIVA GUARD In MMA?

Let’s say that you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a while, and that you’ve decided to take a step into mixed martial arts now. You’re working on your striking and...

Which One’s Right For You: Old School or New School BJJ?

Anyways… Which direction is your Jiu-Jitsu taking right now? Do you want to drift it more to an „old school“ style – or the „new school“ one? Which one would better fit you? No matter...

Craig Jones Announces He Will Continue Training With Nicky Ryan, Nick Rodriguez & Ethan Crelinsten

After John Danaher announced that the notorious Danaher Death Squad (DDS) – comprised out of athletes such as Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon, Craig Jones, Nick Rodriguez, Nicky Ryan – is breaking up,...

BREAKING NEWS: Danaher Death Squad Splits Up and Retires

It’s been just a few hours ago that John Danaher has announced, much to everyone’s surprise and sadness, that the notorious Danaher Death Squad – comprised out of athletes such as...

Born Without Arms and Legs, Juninho Exceeds in BJJ: “The Path Is Always To Persist”

Image Credit: Juninho (Instagram) Juninho Cabral was born without arms and legs. Despite that, he competes at the highest levels of Parajiu-Jitsu; and will do so again at the Rio de Janeiro...

Dangers of Being Too Obsessed About Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Being driven is most often a good thing. If you’re highly motivated and wish to continue improving every day, being a tad obsessed about Jiu-Jitsu is going to get you extremely far. However,...

Opinion: Should You Rank Older People and Women Differently in BJJ?

Do you think that older people and women should be rank promoted differently than other people on the mats? Do you think that there should be some special criteria, that will set them apart from...

What does the CHANT at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Matches Mean?

Ever been to a BJJ competition? Either as a spectator or as someone who’s competing? If so, then you’ve probably heard a chant or two, coming from the crowd. These chants are loud and...

Story of Jurandir Conceição: “BJJ Helped Me Cope With Father’s Suicide and Overcome Depression”

BJJ is more than just a sport or a martial art. It’s a way of life; and it’s something that can improve your whole life for the better. No matter the circumstances. Jurandir Conceição...

Watch: POWERFUL Jiu-Jitsu HAKA Performed by New Zealanders

Almost everyone gets the chills when they watch the “Haka” being performed: a traditional war cry, dance, and Maori challenge that comes from New Zealand. It’s performed not just by...

Getting Your Next Belt In Jiu Jitsu IS Important

Getting your next belt IS NOT the most important thing in the world. If the belt promotion is the only thing you’re focused on while you’re on your BJJ journey, then you can bet that this...

What The Way You TAP OUT In Jiu Jitsu Says About You

Do you know what’s the number one thing you’ll do at training; the most frequent one, that is? No, it’s not Hip Escapes, not any sort of a drill, nor any submission or escape that...