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Not Satisfied With Your BJJ Progress? Take A Step Back – Appreciate How Far You Came

How do you feel about your current Jiu Jitsu progress? Are you really satisfied about it? Perhaps borderline satisfied… Or not satisfied at all? Training BJJ can sometimes be a real...

No Time For BJJ? Getting Up Early In The Morning Will Solve This Issue

It’s so easy to train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when you’re young! When you’re a kid or even a student, your life basically comes down to going to school/university, studying, Jiu Jitsu...

Here Are The Best Christmas And New Year’s Gift Ideas For Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners

Christmas and New Year are approaching fast! And so does the usual stress connected with choosing a gift: which ones are you going to buy for your friends? Well, at least you’ll have an easier...

Want To Listen To A BJJ PODCAST? Here Are The 6 BEST ONES

Investing additional time into (positional) rolls, drills, watching Youtube videos and instructionals, asking your coach to help you, going for private training sessions… Lifting weights, doing...

How To Prevent Getting A Staph Infection In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

One of the worst things that can happen when you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is being forced to stop training. Almost every Jiujiteiro understands what this is about; you enjoy spending time on the...

Should You Visit And Train In Other BJJ Gyms? Yes – This Is Why And How

So, perhaps you’ve just gotten a bit of time off of work, or you passed all of your exams… Or you simply created more free time for yourself; and you’ve decided to spend it by going...

NEVER Get Tapped Out Again In Jiu Jitsu By Using This Little Trick

Hey, you. Yes, you! Pssst, quiet, we have a secret to share with you… A top secret piece of advice, actually… Listen up: how would you like to know a very sneaky trick that will give you...

What A ‘Mat Enforcer’ In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – And How To Be One?

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for long enough, then you’ve probably heard of someone being called a „mat enforcer“. But, what does this even mean – is the mat enforcer...

So You Have A Crush On A BJJ Teammate? Keep This In Mind

Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not only a great way for getting into shape, learning cool techniques and for falling in love with the martial art altogether. It’s also a fantastic way to meet...

Is Sacrificing Your Free Time For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Really Worth It?

Truth be told, Jiu Jitsu takes a lot of time. It’s not just about the training; but there’s the getting ready part, travelling to the academy part, showering after training part, driving...

Who Are The BJJ Practitioners With the Most INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS?

The rise of social media and its importance had an impact on almost every business sphere in the world. And, like it or not, BJJ is not just a sport but a business too! Those Jiujiteiros that have...

If Nothing Else, BJJ Will Leave You With This One Thing

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Do you ever wonder: „Jeez, I like training BJJ, but what if I stop training it one day… What if it gets boring to me, what if the...

Don’t Let The Risk Of Failure Stop You In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Photo: Jared Lopper As you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will cross paths with many different training partners and opponents, each with their own unique game. Some you will have an easier time...

How GOOD Was Royce Gracie Actually? His MMA Track Record Shows

Whenever you hear Royce Gracie’s name, you’ll be able to hear quite a bit about him; about being a legendary figure of both BJJ and MMA, but a controversial one as well. The truth is...

If You Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, You Should Get Regular Massages

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’re more than very well acquainted with the after-training soreness. But, this soreness isn’t exactly the same one you’d experience after a hard...

How To Boost Your IMMUNE SYSTEM To The Max While Training Jiu Jitsu

The Coronavirus pandemic has made everyone worried, regardless of their career, hobbies and other activities in life. The reason behind this is simple; no matter the activity, you first have to be...

3 Things You Can Learn From Gordon Ryan – Right Now

Be it Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or whichever other area of your life that you’re trying to excel in, you should always be on the look out to learn more. However, a very important part of this...

Here’s How to Deal With Frustration In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Feeling frustrated a bit, eh? You’d somewhat like to pull the hair out of your head because you can’t figure that technique out… Even though the coach has shown it, like, a hundred...

Why MEDITATION Is Paramount To Your BJJ Progress

Jiujiteiros often think that the only way to improve in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is through sheer training; be it drilling and rolling on the mats, hitting the weights or something similar. However, even...

3 Things Elon Musk Can Teach You About Becoming Good In BJJ

When you want to become good in BJJ, it’s not enough to just go come to training and go through the motions. On the contrary; when you’re on the mats, you have to be absolutely present to...

How To Know If Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The Right Sport For You

So you just started training BJJ – or, perhaps you’ve been training it for quite some time already – but you’re sort of having second thoughts on whether or not this is truly the...

“It’s Either Me Or BJJ!” How To Deal With Toxic Relationships And BJJ

„It’s either me or BJJ!“ Have you ever been in that sort of a situation, where your significant other becomes really mad because of your love (and, sometimes, outright obsession) with Jiu...

7 Things That Jiu-Jitsu Can Teach You About Life

BJJ is much more than just a sport! It doesn’t only get you fit and healthy, but it increases your self-confidence, gives you an opportunity to meet fantastic new people, to think more...

Is BJJ Really Not For You… Or Are You Just Too Lazy?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Tough times come and go; they aren’t meant to last, but to pass and teach us an important lesson or two. This is true for most of...