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No Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Near You To Train At? Try This

You just found out about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, haven’t you? It’s such an amazing martial art, isn’t it? Yes yes, we know that you are eager to start training it and to learn how to...

How To Know If Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is The Right Sport For You

So you just started training BJJ – or, perhaps you’ve been training it for quite some time already – but you’re sort of having second thoughts on whether or not this is truly the...

Building yourself an Effective BJJ Game Based on High Level Fundamentals

Learning the fundamentals is easy when you’re just starting out with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. For the most part, and most of the time, they’re fun to learn; in the end of ends, everything is...

Is BJJ Really Not For You… Or Are You Just Too Lazy?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Tough times come and go; they aren’t meant to last, but to pass and teach us an important lesson or two. This is true for most of...

Focus On How You Fail, NOT On Your Success In BJJ Training

It’s such a fantastic sensation when you notice yourself making progress in BJJ! Becoming better is what it’s all about, after all – and it sure feels neat when you’re succeeding...

Setting Up The Invisible Armbar With Carlos Machado

The road to submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is seldom an easy one. What’s more, it could be argued that it’s an even more difficult one in No Gi; you and your opponent are slippery,...

Adding Pressure Before You Pass Their Guard with Carlos Machado

It’s no wonder that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is always compared to chess! It offers so many options and possibilities for going forward with your game… That the quantity of combinations cannot...

Why You Actually Need To Wait A Bit Longer Before You Tap Out

One of the golden rules in BJJ training is to „tap early and tap often“. The reasoning behind this is clear: to evade injuries and to overcome your own ego, so as to restart the roll and learn as...

BJJ Doesn’t Get You Motivated Anymore? Do This To Get Back On Track

Jiu Jitsu, just like everything else in life, has its highs and lows. And sometimes, those lows hit much harder than they ever did, lasting for much longer periods of time than we’d want to....

Here’s Why It’s Good That You Started Training BJJ Later In Life

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. As Jiu Jitsu athletes, we often look so avidly at our younger training partners who are so much better than us; and that will, when they reach...

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...