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How To Start In Self-Defense If You’re A Non-Fighter?

Let’s say that you’ve never fought in your life. That you don’t have any sort of a martial arts background… But that, nevertheless, you’re interested in learning self-defense. How are you,...

PSA: Stop Trying To Learn All Of The BJJ Techniques

Yes, you’re obsessed about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And yes, we know that you want to become the best you can possibly be in it… But you won’t become the best by trying to learn all of the...

Your New Butterfly Guard Strategy: Wrestle Up

The Butterfly Guard is one of those positions in Jiu-Jitsu that’s often elusive to athletes. They don’t like it because it’s not as dynamic as other guards are, plus they’d like to be more...

Key To BJJ Progress: Learn How People Move & How To Control Them

Sure, we understand that you’re really keen to get that submission. To sneak in that choke and get that tap as soon as possible, even before you get ahold of the person. And yeah, there are...

Nick “Chewy” Albin: “On The Mats, We Become Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable”

If you want to achieve anything “worthwhile” – whatever that word means for you – in life, then there’s no denying the fact that you’ll feel uncomfortable on the...

This Armbar From Top Turtle Setup Is Remarkably Effective

It can get extremely frustrating when your training partner turtles up… And then all he does is stay there; playing a really tight defense and not letting an ounce of air get in-between his...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Reflects On His Career: „You Train Hard For Weeks And Months…“

Winning doesn’t come easy. It takes a lot of work, effort, and sweat – especially if you want to become successful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’ll have to train hard for weeks on end....

Low-Risk Way To Become More Offensive In BJJ: Get Past Opponent’s Elbows

Do you sometimes struggle to find attacking ideas in BJJ? As in, you’d like to be more offensive during a roll, but just can’t figure out how to go about it? Well, here’s a neat (secret) tip...

Are You Getting Good At The „Right Things“ In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Sure, you’re training hard and you want to get good at this Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thing… But are you focused on the „right things“? Or on the stuff you’ll never use nor find any...

Injured Because Of BJJ? Jocko Willink Has Some Advice For You

Oh no, not the injuries (again)! Perhaps it was a really close roll or a thing you wanted to try out while drilling techniques… But no matter what the cause is, the end result is the same:...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Stop Mid-Sweep… Establish Top Position

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at any length of time and are finally starting to understand it a bit, then you’ve probably heard your coach say something along the lines of:...

Craig Jones Explains Efficient Heel Hook Defense Concepts

Ah, the Heel Hook… Every submission grappler’s dream and nightmare at the same time – it just depends whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. However, if your Heel Hook...

The “Dragon Sleeper” Is The Most Dangerous Submission In BJJ… Here’s How To Do It

“The Dragon Sleeper”… Even the name sounds scary. And, well, the technique is scarier than its name is; it’s a neck crank submission that has its roots in catch wrestling...

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...

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...

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...