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This is How To Build More Confidence In Your Jiu Jitsu Skills

Will you let us share a well-known secret… One that greatly influences how you’ll perform during your training rolls, as well as in tournaments? It doesn’t have anything to do with...

Just How Much Strength Training Do You Need For BJJ?

Just how much strength training do you really need for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? One school of thought advocates virtually no strength training at all, where this modality of training is seen as something...

Fundamental Guard Passing Detail Every Jiujiteiro Needs To Know

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Guard passing is no easy business! There are many different elements that you have to take into consideration when approaching the training...

Improve Faster In Jiu Jitsu By Limiting Your Options

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. If you have some experience on the mats, then you’re probably well aware that there are no real „shortcuts“ in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu....

Lack Of Sleep Is Hindering Your Jiu Jitsu Much More Than You Think

You think that you’re doing everything you should be, don’t you? You’re training regularly and not just that; but every drill you execute is taken seriously and done to the best to...

Technique Aside, BJJ Practitioners Are Terrible Athletes

Been working much on your techniques lately? And so you should, great job! After all, technique is king in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s what your training time on the mats mostly consists of; so...

Didn’t Train BJJ For A While? Don’t Try To Make Up For Lost Time

It might be due to the Coronavirus crisis, some sort of an injury or a LOT of obligations at work, because of some other troubles you might’ve been experiencing or similar… But the fact...

Injured And Still Want To Continue With BJJ? Consider This First

Something snapped, popped or cracked? Whatever the sound may be, you know what’s up – you’re injured… What a bummer, right? Well, that’s not going to stop you. You’re...

Why You’re Not Improving In BJJ – And Why You Never Will

Everyone’s progress slows down from time to time, and even completely plateaus occasionally. This is not a cause for concern, as it’s just a natural growing curve that every Jiujiteiro...

What If Your Love Life Is Suffering Because Of BJJ?

Balancing BJJ with the rest of your life is never an easy task. Sometimes, those different areas of life come into direct confrontation with Jiu Jitsu – with one of them being the relationship you...

What You Don’t Know Is More Important Than What You Know In BJJ

It feels fantastic when you learn something new in your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class! You finally figure out that technique, you perform it better and better each time you drill, and you start hitting...

A New White Belt Just Tapped Me Out… What’s Happening?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Let’s say that you’ve been training BJJ for quite a while already, maybe somewhere in-between one and four years. And you’re...

Can’t Get The Technique Down No Matter How Much You Drill It? Try This

There are various schools of thought on whether or not doing drills works for making progress in BJJ. However, whichever school of thought you lean to, chances are – especially if you’re just...

Going Through A Break Up And Feeling Down? BJJ Can Help Out

You’ve probably experienced that sinking feeling; the one as if the world is crushing around you and as if you can’t really find your place in it anymore. Break ups are never a fun...

Use Your Spider Guard Lasso Control… And Omoplata Them!

You can love training and competing in the Gi or hate it, but the fact stands: with it, you have much more possibilities for controlling your opponent than without it! The grip options, with...

I Think My Coach Doesn’t Like Me… What Should I Do?

Training Jiu Jitsu is supposed to be an extraordinary experience for you in all regards. Just spending time on the mats should infuse you with confidence, but it should also serve as a place where...

How To Keep Training Jiu Jitsu When Going Through Tough Times

It’s easy to do anything when life’s all „sunshine and rainbows“ – everything brings joy and comes easy to you! The same thing is true with Jiu Jitsu; when your life is in order,...

How To Handle a BJJ Training Partner That Makes Your Life a Living Hell

Much of the time you spend training BJJ is going to consist out of moments of true happiness, of total immersion in doing that which you enjoy. However, some of those times will be less good than...

Pursue Your Dream Of Becoming A BJJ World Champion Or Be a Great Mediocre BJJ Student?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is all about making progress every time you’re on the mats. It’s about reaching new heights as a Jiujiteiro, ones you thought would never be possible. But what if you...

Bernardo Faria On How To Make The Best Use Of Your BJJ Training Time

While it’s, without a doubt, important to come to BJJ classes as often as possible in order to accrue the invaluable mat time, quality still exceeds quantity in Jiu Jitsu. Those hours you spend...

Here’s What Your BJJ Game Will Look Like At Each Belt Level

Your overarching goal in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu should always be to become better; to progress as much as you can, while enjoying your path with the experiences and friends you make along the way. So,...

PED Use Impacts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu More Than Any Combat Sport

When PEDs (Performance Enhancing Dr*gs) are mentioned, more often than not the first thing that comes to mind is – muscle. In other words, both muscle growth (or hypertrophy), as well as increases...

Get Your Cardio To The Next Level With Dan Vallimont’s Circuit Workout

You can have all of the grappling skills in the world that you want, but if you don’t have enough cardio to go through a difficult match – then those skills won’t matter! So, it’s...

Is It Ever Okay To Refuse To Roll With Women?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is such a wonderful martial art! And not just because of the health and self-esteem benefits it has; but also because of its lifestyle benefits. One of those lifestyle aspects is...