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Why Do So Many White Belts Quit Jiu-Jitsu? Simple – It’s The Mindset

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a while, you’ve probably met a lot of people on the mats. And, along the way, you’ve also seen a lot of people leave as well; some...

Simple Concept for Improvement in BJJ: “Tie ‘Em Up With Your Legs & Attack With Your Arms”

It’s the simple stuff that will, ultimately, lend you the most progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The simple insights from your coach, the simple corrections in technique that have never crossed...

BJJ Practitioners: Start Taking Responsibility & You’ll Improve A Lot

If there’s one thing that’s always on a BJJ practitioner’s mind, it’s the one of improvement. Everyone wants to get better and almost everyone who’s been training for a...

What’s The Correct Way To Learn Jiu-Jitsu?

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is fun! Especially the rolling part, when you can clash heads with your training partners, sweat your heart out, and just feel great overall. On the flip side, however,...

These 12 Solo Drills Will Dramatically Improve Your BJJ Skills

Image Credits: Evolve MMA It ain’t easy improving your BJJ skills after you’ve been training for a while. However, there are many things that you can do to further improve… Such as...

3 Tips For New BJJ Coaches: Here’s How To Improve Your Teaching Ability

Are you a new Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach? If so, then you probably get a bit nervous before each class. And that’s alright, because you’re eager to provide the best possible value to your...

Jocko Willink’s Advice For Disabled Athletes: “Jiu-Jitsu Is For Everybody”

If you’re a person with a certain physical disability and you’re considering starting out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… It’s time to stop thinking about it – and start training....

These 2 Simple Guidelines Are A Recipe For Success In BJJ Offense

Defense and offense in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are two sides of the same coin. If you want to attack efficiently, then you first have to learn how to defend properly; for, if you’re afraid of...

Jocko Willink: “When Implementing New Things In BJJ, You’re Going To Get Worse At First”

Ever had that feeling that you’re getting worse in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as time flies by? As in, even though you’re trying out new things and attempting techniques, it seems that your BJJ...

John Danaher Shares The Basis of BJJ: “Take Away The Freedom Of Movement”

You know how Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can often be so complicated that it seems as if you’ll never become good at it? As if you’ll never really understand it and all of its moves? Yeah, we get...

Kit Dale Shares A Secret Recipe For Sweeping Everyone, Anytime

Does sweeping people in Jiu-Jitsu feel… Awkward to you? As in – out of all things in BJJ, sweeps tend to be the toughest ones for you to execute? Kit Dale has had a similar “sweeping issue”:...

Not Feeling Motivated To Train? Do This – And Trick Your Brain

If you’ve been training for long enough, you’ll have experienced the end of the so-called “honeymoon phase” of Jiu-Jitsu… When you stop feeling motivated to train all the time and, what’s...

Improve Your BJJ & Life: “Get To” vs. “Got To” Mindset

You don’t like warm-ups. We get it – you only do them because you have to (and because it makes you feel less stiff, but that’s beside the point). Plus, there are some drills that...

John Danaher: “Skills Aren’t Enough – You Have To Be Able To See Opportunities”

Skills – the techniques you’re able to use properly and with precision – are vital to your success as a BJJ athlete. After all, you won’t be able to do anything in Jiu-Jitsu...

Focusing Too Much On Details Can Hinder Your BJJ Progress

When you start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you first learn the most simple of moves and principles. But as you move up the ladder – as you progress and become better – simplicity tends...

John Danaher: “The Pathway To Attack Is Through Confidence In Your Defense”

So you want to build a strong attacking game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? That’s neat: it means that you won’t turn into one of those BJJ athletes that stall in order to win a match. That wait...

Andre Galvao’s Advice For Preventing Burnout: “Take Care Of Your Mind”

Burnout from training is a real threat to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students. Especially for those who are infatuated with the Gentle Art so much that they would like to train all day, every day. So, you...

Khamzat Chimaev Spars with Chechen Warlord Ramzan Kadyrov

Khamzat Chimaev, one of the UFC’s top welterweight contenders, has been recorded sparring with Ramzan Kadyrov – a Chechen warlord who has been accused of numerous human right violations...

LA Police Officer Dies After Suffering A “Catastrophic Injury” During Grappling Training

According to the ABC7 Eyewitness News report, a Los Angeles police officer has tragically passed away after suffering serious injuries during grappling training. The incident took place at the...

Robert Degle Shares 2 Tips For Remembering BJJ Moves More Easily

Remembering moves in Jiu-Jitsu can be surprisingly difficult. You learn something new every class and, often times (especially if your BJJ academy doesn’t have a curriculum), there isn’t...

Tom DeBlass: “A Couple Times Training A Week Is More Than Enough”

So you’ve started training later in life and you’re not a professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete… But you want to train almost as if you were one. And the reason? It’s...

Rener Gracie Explains The “Clock Principle” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Most of the techniques can be used only in specific situations in Jiu-Jitsu… But some of the principles can be used in whichever situation and position you find yourself in. Such as the...

Are You A New BJJ Blue Belt? Don’t Make This Mistake

So you were promoted to a BJJ blue belt… Congratulations! It took a lot of effort, sweat, and consistency to get where you’re at right now. Give yourself a pat on the back – you...

This No-Gi Kouchi Gari Variation Is An Easy Takedown Option

You know what they say: the simplest of solutions are often the best of solutions. Be it in life or on the mats. So, if you are having some life or grappling related problems, perhaps it’s time...