.
.

Tag Archive: , , ,

Rickson Gracie: “Jiu-Jitsu Never Stops Evolving”

If you’re looking for inspiration when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then look no further from Rickson Gracie. He’s one of the true legends and pioneers of the Gentle Art… Who...

Bernardo Faria Shows A Perfect Open Guard Pass for Older BJJ Students

The Open Guard can be tricky to pass… Especially if you’re an older BJJ student who isn’t exactly used to passing with speed and power. Torreando passing might not be for you, but...

Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin: “Get Away From Your Phone – And Structure Your Life”

Nick “Chewy” Albin is a well-known Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor, who uses his YouTube channel to be of immense help to a number of BJJ students worldwide. And one of the defining...

Nicholas Meregali: “Being John Danaher’s Student Is A Responsibility”

Nicholas Meregali has been training with John Danaher for over three months now. He joined Danaher’s team for one simple reason: he wanted to improve further and reach his peak potential. As a...

Rafael Lovato Jr.: “There’s No Winning Or Losing In Training, Only Learning & Improving”

BJJ students often focus on “how well they’re doing in training”, but are focused on the wrong things. Namely, their rate of success is directly related to how many times...

John Danaher Explains Why Side Control Is Such A Fantastic Position In BJJ

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Watch These Fantastic Submission Details by Jocko Willink & Dean Lister

It’s safe to say that Jocko Willink is one of those people who are most recognized in the BJJ community; his demeanor, advice, and overall love for the Gentle Art have gotten many interested in...

How To Get Over Fear Of Getting Injured Again In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art – and, as such, it carries a risk of injuries. There’s no denying that, no matter how much you’d like to; for, despite it being much more...

This Is Why BJJ Academies Need A Successful Methodology

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is on the rise! If you’ve been training for a while, you’ve surely noticed how there are more and more people enrolling into BJJ academies and how there is a growth in...

John Danaher Explains What To Do When You Fail Doing A Move During A Match

You’ll fail much more often than succeed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. That’s just the way of the game; you’ll fail to execute a technique a number of times, especially in...

How To Choose The Perfect Gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Choosing the right gi can often be a troublesome affair. For, you want to pick one that is not just of high quality and that will last for a long time; you also want to pick one that fits you...

Demian Maia Shares The Best Training Method For Improving in BJJ

There’s a lot of things that you could do to improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… In fact, there is so many of them, that it’s easy to get lost. And that’s why it’s so...

Fabio Gurgel on Opening a BJJ Gym at 18 Years Old: “First And Foremost, I Respected My Instructor”

Opening your own BJJ gym is never an easy thing to do… Especially when you’re a brown belt and just 18 years old; exactly the belt rank and age that Fabio Gurgel was when he ventured...

PSA: Don’t Use BJJ As An “Escape” From Life’s Problems

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an amazing martial art. For, it’s not just that you’re getting healthier, fitter, more confident and happier… But you’re also strengthening your...

Caio Terra: “When I First Started BJJ, I Was Forced To Do It By My Mother”

Every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student has a different story so as to why they’ve started training. And the same is true for elite-level BJJ athletes; such as Caio Terra, who is a 12x world champion...

Can You Become Good At BJJ Without Competing In It?

Ah, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… There’re scarcely any things that are better than it, right? It’s an opportunity to combine hanging out with like-minded, awesome people, with becoming...

Disturbing: BJJ White Belt Taps Out, Gets Put To Sleep by Upper Belts Regardless

When you start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it’s incredibly important that the academy you’re training in is a welcoming one. That your coach knows how to explain things in a proper way...

Can Your BJJ Become Good For Self-Defense… If You Only Train Sport BJJ?

The vast majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies worldwide today put little, if any focus on BJJ training for self-defense. For, their primary focus is the so-called “sport BJJ”; which...

What’s The Right Mindset for Rolling with Bigger & Stronger Opponents?

It’s not easy to roll with training partners and opponents who are bigger and stronger than you are. And, truth be told, it will never become a stroll in the park. However, there are things...

How Should Your BJJ Conditioning Training Look Like?

“If you want to get in better shape for Jiu-Jitsu, just do more Jiu-Jitsu bro!” Well… That’s both correct and incorrect at the same time. For, BJJ is the best way to get in...

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

If you’re a smaller BJJ student, it’s often easy to get discouraged. Your training partners are bigger (and, therefore, oftentimes stronger) than you are and are using that to their full...

How Can Parents Support Their Kids In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

If you’re a parent and you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (or if you’ve merely been exposed to how awesome it is), then you’ve probably been thinking about getting your...

How To Deal With Information Overload In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Ugh… There’s just so much to learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! So many techniques, setups, variations, transitions – so much information! In fact, there’s so much of it, that...

BJJ Red Belt Carlos Machado’s Invisible Armbar

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,...