.
.

Tag Archive: , , , ,

BJJ Advice: Stop, Breathe – And Plot Your Next Move

It’s so, so easy to get accustomed to the “pedal to the metal” pace in Jiu-Jitsu. To roll to the point of exhaustion every time you have an opportunity and to just go from move to...

You Don’t Need To Train “More” – Focus Is More Important In BJJ

We completely understand you. You’re so eager to become better in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! And you’re willing to put in both the time and the effort in order to improve to the best of your...

Paulo Miyao: “Try To Prepare More And Execute Less In Jiu-Jitsu”

A lot in Jiu-Jitsu is about being patient. About not going for the move immediately, but to take time to prepare for it – and that’s where a lot of lower-ranked belts make mistakes. Paulo Miyao...

BJJ White Belts Should Work On Defense More Than On Submissions

Hey, we get it! You’ve recently become a part of the BJJ white belts tribe and you’re so eager about learning and applying submissions! But, hear us out: for now, you’re going to be much better...

Why Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Answers

Why should you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? There are a million answers to this question and all of them are correct. Training BJJ will get you into a better physical and mental shape, make you more...

Rafael Lovato Jr.: “Jiu-Jitsu Taught Me How To Stay Positive”

Image Credits: GrappleCulture To start winning – both in BJJ and life alike – it won’t be enough to learn the moves and the techniques. Rather, you’ll need to develop a positive, go-get-it...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Ignore High Percentage Techniques (Because Of Flashy Moves)

Sooner or later, you’ll want to figure out what your favorite BJJ technique is going to be. The one you’ll use as often as possible, that you’ll become “known” for. But how are you supposed...

Who Should Be Cleaning The Mats In A BJJ School?

Having clean mats in a BJJ school is incredibly important. It lowers the chances of something like ringworm from happening in the first place… And when someone does get ringworm or similar, clean...

Braulio Estima: “I Never Felt Like I Was Wasting My Time With Jiu-Jitsu”

To become the best at what you do, you have to love it. And not just the end destination, but you also have to love the process… For, if you feel as if you’re wasting time, you won’t keep going...

Ben Kunzle Suffered A Spinal Cord Injury In BJJ Training – And He Needs Your Help

Ben Kunzle is a BJJ brown belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, who has been preparing for the World Championships back in May this year. However, during training, he suffered a severe spinal cord...

How To Be “Faster” In Jiu-Jitsu As An Older Grappler?

As an older grappler, you’ve probably had an experience or two of rolling against younger athletes… When you were thinking to yourself how awesome it would be to be just a little bit...

When Will Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Finally Start “Clicking” For Me?

You know how it is… You’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for more than a while, but are still wondering when it will start “clicking” for you. Still trying to figure out...

John Danaher’s Advice: Control The Head & Shoulders

Be honest with us. How many times have you thought to yourself: “Man, it would be really great if there were some tricks that would make me better on the mats immediately.” Probably...

BJJ Instructors: Holding Back & Pushing Belt Promotions Is Detrimental For Your Students

Image Credits: Evolve MMA BJJ instructors, generally, want the best for their students. They want to make them feel welcomed and appreciated on the mats… All things considered, they want them...

These Details Will Make Your Triangle Choke More Effective

If you’re a tall person or you just have lanky legs… The Triangle Choke could be your submission of choice in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, the key word is could; for, even if you do...

BJJ Advice: Focus On What’s Necessary, Not On What Would Be “Nice”

Oh, there are so many moves and techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that would be “nice” to learn… But, realistically speaking, which one of them are necessary for you to learn...

Tom DeBlass: “I Take TRT – It Can Greatly Benefit Thousands Of Men”

There’s quite a bit of commotion about testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in the world of both professional and amateur athletes, as well as everyday folk. And while some say that...

BJJ Advice: You Need To Become Less Reliant On Moving In A Straight Line

It would be wonderful if everything worked out on your very first attempt in BJJ, wouldn’t it? If the very first technique, the very first submission went your way. That would be awesome! Sadly (or...

John Danaher: “Have Faith That You’re Improving – Even If It’s Not Very Apparent Among Your Peers”

One of the reasons why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is such an amazing sport is that you perform it as an individual… But you train it with a group of like-minded people. But, as great as training with your...

Should You Get In Shape Before Starting With BJJ?

So you’re thinking about training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, eh? That’s fantastic! But, are we hearing that correctly… You’re stalling and putting off your very first class? We get it. You’re...

Can Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Get You Ripped?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an outstanding martial art. You become healthier, happier, you get to meet amazing people and form friendships, as well as to get rid of stress through training… But, can BJJ...

Roger Gracie’s Details For A Perfect Head & Arm Choke

If you’re someone who enjoys taking the Mount and submitting people from there… Then you’re probably a fan of the Head & Arm Choke! However, you’ve also probably noticed that...

Andre Galvao’s 2 Tips For Memorizing BJJ Techniques

Image Credits: AndreGalvao.com Is memorizing BJJ techniques tough for you? There’s no shame to it; as a matter of fact, memorizing Jiu-Jitsu moves is difficult for the vast majority of people –...

What To Do If You Don’t Feel Motivated To Train BJJ Today?

The days of low or non-existent motivation happen to everyone. Even to the most dedicated of athletes, yes. But, what separates those who become better from those who stay behind is how they handle...