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It’s Not About The Medal – Enjoying Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Journey

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is fantastic and immeasurably valuable for so many reasons. It makes you healthier, fitter, and more self-confident. You make friendships, which often last for a lifetime. You...

The Kaizen Principle: Getting 1% Better In Jiu Jitsu Every Day

You’ll hit tough roadblocks on your Jiu Jitsu path. Often, you’ll get angry and question whether it’s worthwhile to continue training or not… But hear us out: feel free to be...

Becoming A BJJ Black Belt Is Much More Than Having Great Technique

What would you say is the most important thing for receiving a BJJ black belt? Sure enough, it’s the techniques and the proficiency you’ll use them with. You just can’t get your...

“Wow man, you’re so strong!” – Using Strength In BJJ Is NOT A Bad Thing

In the world of back-handed compliments, one of the worst ones you can get in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is: „Wow, bro, you’re so strong!“ It’s really a slap to the face to your technique...

How To Mentally Cope With Being Unable To Train BJJ For A Long Time

After you’ve been training BJJ for quite a while and after you’ve fallen in love with it, it can be extremely difficult when you suddenly can’t train for a long time. This can...

Do You Want To Land A Sponsor In BJJ? This Is How To Do It

Have you ever thought to yourself: „Jeez, I train BJJ all the time and am actually quite good at it… Perhaps I could get a sponsorship? That would be so cool!“ Well, yeah, it would be cool...

How Not To Stink – The Basics Of Personal Hygiene For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Being a combat sport and martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves a high degree of physical contact. So if you’ve ever rolled with a person that doesn’t take care of their personal...

Jiu Jitsu Is Great… But Remember: It Isn’t Everything

Do you sometimes find yourself daydreaming about Jiu Jitsu? Thinking about all of the techniques you’ve been learning and drilling, about the rolls and submissions you had, as well as the...

Are You A Bad BJJ Student? Answer These 3 Questions

Perhaps the most important thing in BJJ for you, as a Jiujiteiro, is to have fun! To enjoy the time you spend on the mats, to revel in the learning and trying of new techniques, and to have plenty of...

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...

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...

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...