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John Danaher: “Philosophy & Strength Training Helped My Jiu-Jitsu Development”

If you wish to fulfill your BJJ potential, then just training Jiu-Jitsu won’t cut it. Sure, it’s the most important aspect; but you’ll need to supplement it with other things if...

Stretch Your Pecs And Strengthen Your Back If You Train BJJ

Most Jiujiteiros have no issue spending exorbitant amounts of time on the mats. Heck, if you didn’t enjoy BJJ, you wouldn’t train it in the first place, right? You wouldn’t mind...

Try These Special Strength Exercises For BJJ Performance

Yes, having great technique in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the most important skill you can have… However, it isn’t everything you need. Contrary to the popular opinion, you also need to...

Ex Powerlifting World Champion Wins First Competition as a BJJ Blue Belt in Absolute Division

Powerlifting is an extraordinarily tough sport. Athletes that train it gain great strength, that could be later easily transferred to the skills on the mats! Such was the case for Mark MacQueen, an...

Rickson Gracie: “Leverage Replaces Strength, Technique Replaces Speed”

Almost everyone who starts with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thinks that they’re either too strong or too weak to do everything/anything. If you’re “jacked”, then you might’ve...

Bodybuilding & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Can They Go Together?

So you want to do bodybuilding and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the same time. Sure, you may not want to take the „bodybuilding“ word too seriously, but the matter of fact stays the same: you want to...

The 5×5 Training Program is Just What You Need as a Jiu-Jitsu Athlete

So you’re looking to get stronger, aren’t you? Despite the fact that many told you that you shouldn’t use your muscles in Jiu-Jitsu, you figured out that strength isn’t such a...

“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...

Submission Strength for BJJ: Strength and Conditioning Secrets Revealed

The old saying goes, there’s a thousand ways to skin a cat. We can defiantly see this in the world of strength in conditioning for combat sport athletes. Just go ahead and pop in google “MMA...

Build Yourself A Perfect Home Gym Like Jocko Willink’s

So, you’ve decided to build your own home gym! You may be too busy to spend those 30 minutes on a car ride just to get to your „regular“ gym; or you may have always wanted to have a home...

Firas Zahabi On How To Drastically Improve Your Cardio For BJJ

„How do I improve my cardio for BJJ?“ This is one of those questions that are often given a generic answer: „Just spend more time on the mats.“ But there has got to be more to it,...

Need A Great BJJ Workout At Home? Try These 11 Elastic Band Exercises

If you’re stuck at home and can’t go to your BJJ academy nor to the gym for whatever reason, you might be nervous; fearing that you’ll lose all your athleticism and gains. Heavy...

Bulletproof Your Knees For BJJ With These 5 Stability Exercises

Look, chances are that we probably don’t have to tell you about how important it is to stay as injury-free as possible in BJJ – especially when your knees are considered. For, once the...

These Are The Only Exercises You’ll Need For Strength Training For BJJ

Getting better in BJJ is a never-ending journey, one that consists out of many steps along the way. These steps, however, are not just the numerous techniques and principles that are directly...

How To Modify The 5×5 Strength Training Program For Grapplers

So, you’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and absolutely love it! However, you also want to become stronger and you figured out that BJJ, in and of itself, doesn’t help you too much...