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Improvement In BJJ Has A Price… Are You Willing To Pay For It?

So you want to become better in Jiu-Jitsu, right… But are you willing to pay the price for it? No, not the price of training, sweat, and hard work. It’s obvious that you’re already...

Fancy Moves Or Foundational Techniques? John Danaher Offers A Different Perspective

When it comes to training rolls and competition, it’s normal that you’d like to hit that fancy move… To “wow” the crowd (or even just your coach). However, even though...

Gordon Ryan Criticizes BJJ Practitioners For Being Too Focused On Just “Training Hard”

How do you usually feel after training Jiu-Jitsu? Probably exhausted – physically… But what are you thinking about after? More so, what do you think about during training itself?...

2x ADCC Champ JT Torres: “Those Who Train Both Gi & No-Gi Have An Advantage”

To gi or not to gi… That is the question. Though the answer could be pretty obvious – as it might be best to train both. For, even if you’re competing exclusively in either,...

Why Making A Choice – Any Choice – Is Better Than Doing Nothing In Jiu-Jitsu

Sometimes, when you roll and/or compete, you get into a position… And you don’t know what to do from there. Be it a defensive or an offensive position, you’re not sure what the...

Get Promoted To Purple Belt Faster – Cheat Code For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a blue belt – if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your purple belt. And rightfully so; even though you...

John Danaher’s Great Hand Fighting Advice: “Don’t Forget…”

Hand fighting is one of the most important parts of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it will often determine who has the more dominant grips. However, contrary to as to how it may sound, hand fighting...

John Danaher Reveals Two Choices On How You Can Beat An Opponent

Sure, there is a number of ways you can beat your opponent… But there’s a way to narrow it down to two ways. And no, it’s not about tapping them out and winning on points. John...

John Danaher Explains The Best Way To Drill Techniques: “Most People Drill For Numbers…”

When you drill techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, how do you (usually) go about it? Do you aim for a specific number of repetitions? If that’s the case, then two things are true… First,...

Doing SOMETHING Is Far More Important Than Doing “Everything” In Jiu-Jitsu…

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could improve just about anything you’d like in Jiu-Jitsu, as fast as you’d like? If you could do it all at once, in big chunks, and make huge leaps in...

Jozef Chen Reveals How He Became An Elite BJJ Athlete In Just 5 Years Of Training

Jozef Chen, just 19 years old and a brown belt in no-gi BJJ, has already carved a niche for himself in the grappling world. His meteoric rise to the top recently culminated in a victory at the ADCC...

BJJ Advice: Use Their Grips To Read Their Intentions

Wouldn’t it be great if you could read other people’s minds? Not just in Jiu-Jitsu, but in everyday life as well… It would grant you so many advantages to choose from! Sadly enough,...

John Danaher: “You Don’t Have To Be Heavy To Use Your Weight To Advantage Against An Opponent”

Shucks… It would be so good if you weighed just a little bit more, so that you could use more pressure and make your training partners suffer that way, right? Well, sure. If you want to gain...

Kit Dale Shares Best Way To Learn BJJ: “Doing Hip Escapes Is Unrealistic…”

What do your warm ups look like at the moment? Lots of running, Hip Escapes, and loads of front rolls? Well, if that’s the case… Kit Dale thinks that what you’re doing is sort of...

No, You Don’t Need To Be Excellent At Everything In Jiu-Jitsu (To Become Successful)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners often think that they need to be excellent at everything in order to become successful on the mats. That they need to excel at as many positions, techniques,...

Competence, Not Perfection Is The Goal In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

You’re really hyped up about training, aren’t you? And you’d like to get every single detail of every single technique right, to surpass all of your training partners in all aspects...

BJJ Advice: Get Comfortable With Closing Distance

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that doesn’t work too well from too far away. Rather, if you want to “make things happen”, you have to close distance first. However, this can...

John Danaher Discusses Fastest Way To Learn Submissions In BJJ

Everyone wants to improve as fast as possible, as soon as possible in Jiu-Jitsu, right? Yeah, we know – you included. And that’s awesome, because it can motivate you to put in the extra...

Gordon Ryan Reveals What Every BJJ White Belt & Blue Belt Should Focus On

If you’re a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu white or blue belt, then you know how difficult it can sometimes be to focus on the right things. On the things that make most sense to you, your progress, and...

Mikey Musumeci Explains How You Should Learn BJJ As A White Belt

If you’ve only getting started on your Jiu-Jitsu journey, and if you’re not really sure what you’re supposed to do… It can be difficult to see what’s over the...

BJJ Pro Tip: Use Your Feet Like Hands

One of the most important things you could (and should) learn in Jiu-Jitsu is to use everything you have available. But, when you’re used to just using your hands, it can be difficult figuring...

Kit Dale: “You’ve Got To Make Every Single Mistake In Jiu-Jitsu”

What is the best way to improve as fast as possible in Jiu-Jitsu? Is it to ask that highly-revered black belt about all of their “secrets”; their advice and tips, learning them as soon as...

The Most Important Skill In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Not What You Think)

What’s the most important skill in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Is it a certain submission technique that will make you so much better at tapping people out? Is it knowing how to defend and escape...

BJJ Advice: Define The Goal & You’ve Won Half The Battle

Okay, stop doing whatever you’re doing for a second. And think about your last training session. Think: what were you trying to accomplish during your rolls? What was your goal? If your answer...