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Mica Galvao Explains How To Get Better and Learn Faster in Jiu-Jitsu

Every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner wants to get better in BJJ as fast as possible, right? Yup, we know that’s true for you as well. And so… How are you supposed to go about it? How are you...

Lachlan Giles: “Short On Time For BJJ? Emulate A High-Level Grappler”

Do you remember Lachlan Giles’ run at ADCC 2019? Of course you do. That tournament was one of the most memorable ones in history, much thanks to Lachlan’s winning streak in the absolute...

When Everything Else Turns For Worse, You Can Always Return To BJJ

Life isn’t passive, but it’s in a state of constant change. Sometimes, this change is good and welcome. But sometimes, it transforms everything around you into an almost uncontrollable...

Lachlan Giles: “I’ve Barely Missed A Day Of Training In The Past 10 Years”

Lachlan Giles is Absolute MMA’s head coach and one of the top-ranked grapplers today; whose name echoed far and wide after placing 3rd in the ADCC 2019’s absolute division. Back in 2019,...

John Danaher: “These Are The 5 Essential Things You Need To Excel In Jiu-Jitsu”

John Danaher is widely regarded as perhaps the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach of his generation. A black belt under Renzo Gracie, he is best known for the successes of Gordon Ryan and Garry Tonon;...

This Is Why Video Recording Your Rolls Will Help You Excel In BJJ

Everyone wants to find out the secret to becoming good in BJJ! They want to figure out that „one little detail“ or that „one small change“ in their game, which would give them an edge over...

Ricardo Almeida: “You Should Compete Often & Do Lots Of Drilling And Specific Rounds”

Ricardo Almeida is Renzo Gracie’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a widely known name in the BJJ community. He is also one of the greatest BJJ coaches out there, having promoted some...

Watching Too Much John Danaher (And Other Instructionals) May Be Bad For Your Jiu-Jitsu

Watching John Danaher and instructionals from other, similarly exceptional professors, is definitely worth your while – if you’re not doing it, you’re missing out big time. Through...

How To Stand Out From Others at Your Jiu-Jitsu Academy

How would you like to be a bit more special… To stand out from other training partners in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy? To make a name for yourself and to, simultaneously, become a force to...

Three Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Learning Styles – Which One Are You?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Everyone learns Brazilian Jiu Jitsu differently and at a different pace. For, in the end of ends, every Jiujiteiro is unique; with his/her own...

The Blueprint To Getting BETTER In BJJ At A FASTER Speed

Getting better in BJJ, at a faster speed, is no rocket science. You just have to give 100% effort (or as close to it as you can on a given day) in several different areas… And possibly change...

These are the Most Common Reasons For Hitting A Plateau In Jiu-Jitsu

Nothing hurts as much as reality does. And reality says that, sooner or later, you will hit a plateau in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. No matter how good you may be, no matter how much progress you’re...

Effective Ways To Really Push Yourself In Jiu-Jitsu Training Sessions

So you’d like to really push yourself in training, eh? Awesome! That means that you’re really motivated to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, to make the most out of your potential. Fantastic! Here...

What Should BJJ White Belts Focus On… If They’re Terrible In Jiu-Jitsu?

Your BJJ journey might not get off to a good start. Unless you’ve been involved in some other form of grappling (such as Wrestling or Judo) and if you aren’t extremely talented, then your...

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 To Do If You’re Actually Getting WORSE In Jiu Jitsu?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. There comes a time period in every Jiujiteiro’s life when they start to actually get WORSE in BJJ. This moment doesn’t come by just...

Zero Talent For BJJ? This Is How To Become Really Good Anyway

Talent is important, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Often, it will make the difference between winning and losing, as well as making more versus making less progress in training. So, if...

Should I Read Jiu Jitsu Technique BOOKS – Or Are They Useless?

So, you’re looking to start reading some books, eh? And not just any books, but actual BJJ TECHNIQUE books? That’s awesome! But… Should you really read them? Given that we’re...

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...

Jealous Of Your Training Partner’s BJJ Progress? Just Keep This In Mind

Let’s say that you began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with a friend, or with someone else who started at around the same time as you did. The two of you were pretty close to each other in terms...

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...

How To Keep Improving In BJJ When Rolling Only With Lower Belts

Not every Jiujiteiro trains at a big academy, with loads of different people and different belt ranks. Some train at smaller gyms, with just a handful of training partners, where they may be on top...

You’ll Progress The Most In Bjj AFTER You Reach Your BLACK BELT

Photo: Joshua Halvatzis, GoLive You’ll never stop learning in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! There’s always so much to improve in that you can be certain that it’ll never seize to be...

5 Reasons Why You Will NEVER Be Good at Jiu Jitsu

Sometimes, the lack of progress will just show up and there’s not much you’ll be able to do about it, except continue training. This is a part of the usual „progress cycle“, where...