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This Is How To Eliminate HESITATION In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

You know that feeling when you’re supposed to do something, perhaps something scary… You know that you should go for it, but you just can’t seem to take the leap? Yup, that feeling...

These Things Matter More Than Tapping Out Your Training Partners

Tapping people out is, you could argue, the very essence of BJJ. After all, you’re here to learn how to control and submit as many training partners as possible, right? So, getting those taps...

So You Have ZERO TALENT For BJJ? Don’t Despair – But Do This

You’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and you truly enjoy learning techniques and rolling, as well as the overall atmosphere in the academy. But, alas, to your horror… You figured...

What Does Your Favorite BJJ Submission Say About You?

Everyone has a favorite submission – and so do you! That’s just a natural way of life for every Jiujiteiro; experimenting with various submissions until you find the one you enjoy locking in...

Every Grappler Has The Following NEGATIVE Thoughts

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Every once in a while, during your Jiu Jitsu journey, you’ll encounter negative thoughts… Thoughts, that will make it difficult for...

Just Stick With It – PERSISTENCE Will Solve All Of Your BJJ Woes

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Impatient to finally get better at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, eh? Yeah, we totally get it; sometimes, it just seems as if you’re not making any...

The Right MINDSET And APPROACH When Rolling With Better Training Partners

So, your coach matched you with that terrifying blue belt (again) for your next roll. He’s bigger, stronger, faster, and much more technically sound than you are. In short: he’s way...

7 Signs That You’ve Fallen In LOVE With Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Ah, love… Not a better feeling in the world! To be walking on that cloud nine for days, weeks, months and years – nothing could ever come close to it. Right? Well, perhaps not, but what if...

Being BAD At Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The First Step To Being GOOD At It

It’s completely natural to encounter ups and downs throughout your BJJ journey. There will be a lot of great days, during which you’ll enjoy every step – every drill, every roll, every...

BJJ Black Belt Jeff Glover Shares How You Can Be A Successful Light Weight Grappler

If you are a fan of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, then chances are you have heard the name Jeff Glover once or twice in your time as a fan. A true talent on the mat, Glover is equally talented when it comes...

6 Tips For Developing A Mindset Like Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie’s name is synonymous with excellence in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is no wonder, as he is truly a living legend; but not just because of his BJJ skills! It’s his mindset...

Braulio Estima & Buchecha Share Their Competition Mindset Secrets

Ah yes, the pleasures of competing… The sweaty palms, the nervous laughter and making jokes with teammates in order to make the time pass by just a little bit faster. Tournaments and matches...

Mental Tip: A BJJ Competition Is Just Like Going To Train At Another Academy

„Well, I just hope that I don’t fall asleep from waiting, rather than from being choked out“, says one jiujiteiro to another as he waits – for the fourth consecutive hour – to hear his...