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Josh Hinger’s Pre-Competition Warm-Up Formula: “You’re Worried About Getting Too Tired…”

Figuring out what to do for your warm-up before your (first) competition match at a tournament can be quite difficult. Should you warm up your joints? Do some yoga? Run? Do some flow rolls? Well,...

Craig Jones Shares The Rules Of Training At B-Team – And It’s Hilarious

Image Credits: B-Team YouTube channel Want to visit the B-Team and train with them… Even though you’re a hobbyist? You can! Craig Jones says that there’s no need to contact him nor...

Pay Attention To These 2 Things In A BJJ Academy

Do you want to start training… Or have you already been a part of a BJJ academy for some time now, but are considering whether or not it has what you need? As in – you’re thinking...

“I’m A BJJ Hobbyist In A Class Full Of Competitors… What Should I Do?”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a hobbyist in a class full of competitors can indeed present a unique set of challenges, but it also offers a range of benefits. Here are some steps you can take to...

How To Deal With Getting Older In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is universally renowned as a martial art that welcomes all ages, genders, and skill levels. It’s a sport that promises lifelong learning and physical engagement,...

Call To BJJ Athletes: Roll With Wrestlers & MMA Fighters More Often

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners often cultivate a distinctive style and pace within their rolls, characterized by methodical and controlled exchanges, especially outside of competition settings....

How To Keep Your Motivation In BJJ If You’re Getting Manhandled All The Time?

Maintaining motivation in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, especially when you find yourself frequently overpowered by larger opponents, can indeed be challenging. However, with the right mindset and approach,...

The #1 Reason Why You Should Roll With Brand New, Spazzy BJJ White Belts

Rolling with brand new, spazzy white belts is something that most seasoned BJJ athletes avoid. They think of it as a waste of time; after all, why should you spar against someone who literally has no...

Joe Rogan: „There’s A Huge Gap Between A Trained Fighter & Regular Person“

You probably have that one friend who says something like: „You don’t know me when I’m angry bro“, or: „When things come to shove, I see red, you don’t want to be messing.“...

Not Improving In BJJ? Training Harder Isn’t The Answer

Reaching a plateau in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be frustrating. You might be putting in countless hours on the mat, rolling and drilling, but see no significant improvements. This common scenario leads...

Should You Wear a Cup for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a combat sport. And, even though it’s often called “the Gentle Art”, injuries do happen… And not just injuries, but nasty hits as well – for...

My EYESIGHT is Bad & I Wear Glasses – How Am I Going To Train BJJ?

Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is tough as it already is, but what if your vision is bad? What if, in order to function in your day-to-day life, you need to wear glasses? A lot of people have poor...

Andrew Wiltse: “Rolling Isn’t Enough For Conditioning”

How good is your conditioning on the mats? Do you find yourself gassing out too quickly… Or do you think that you still haven’t reached your peak when it comes to cardio? If that’s...

Learning Few vs. Many Techniques In BJJ – Which Is Better?

Here’s the thing. There is a billion techniques in Jiu-Jitsu… Okay, maybe not a billion, but there are so many techniques that there’s no chance that you’ll be able to learn...

John Danaher Explains The Problem He Has With Wristlocks

The Wristlocks are one of those cool submissions that BJJ blue and purple belts tend to try out a lot in rolling sessions… But are they effective in their attempts? That is to say – do...

Jiu-Jitsu & Mental Health: “BJJ Makes You Feel Like Nothing Can Beat You”

Image Credits: Evolve MMA Anyone who’s spent any time training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has noticed the tremendous benefits it carries… And not just in regards to physical health; but,...

How To Be More Aggressive At The Start of a BJJ Match?

Do you start rolls at a slow pace? As in, you slap and bump with your training partner, and then you start out by rolling really slowly… Only to be down on points (or submissions) really quickly?...

Kit Dale: “Not Being Good At Takedowns Comes With Many Problems”

Yeah, we get it – you’re not that good with takedowns. You never were and you, kind of, believe that takedowns just aren’t your “thing”. But here’s the problem: if...

Do You Tap From Pressure? These 2 Things Will Solve Your Problem

Overcoming Pressure in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Two Key Strategies If you’re finding yourself tapping out from pressure in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, particularly under the weight of heavier opponents,...

Keenan Cornelius Shows His Late Guard Recovery Trick (Against Knee Cut Pass)

You know the saying: „Guard recovery – you can never be too good at it.“ Well okay, okay. It isn’t exactly a saying… But it should be, because your guard recovery will determine a...

Fabio Gurgel: “It’s Much More Important To Become A Good Person Than To Become A Great Champion”

No matter what you accomplish (or not) on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, you’ll still leave an impact on the people you’ve trained with and competed against. One way or another, you’ll have...

„Am I… Am I The Rest Round In My Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School?“

Don’t tell us… The other people in your BJJ school have started crushing you, haven’t they? In particular, there are some of those higher belts that seem to be tapping you out over...

Injured Your Joint During BJJ? Do These 4 Things To Recover Faster

Injuring a joint during Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is never fun. And it’s even less fun after the injury has occurred; because now you have to wait for the injury to heal itself. However,...

BJJ Pro Tip: Use Your Head (Literally)

You know the expression “use your head”? It’s most often used to point out that you should try and use your brain, but in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it can have a totally different…...