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Roger Gracie: “What Separated Me From The Other Guys Is My Mind”

Roger Gracie is, to say the least, a force to be reckoned with. A 10x IBJJF World Champion, he’s become notorious for his high-precision, submission-oriented game… That his opponents...

Ricardo Almeida: “Some Days Are More Painful Than Others… But Get Back To Work & Get Used To The Pain”

As great Jiu-Jitsu is for your body… It can also wreck havoc on it, especially if you’re not training in a smart way. For that reason, you need to approach training from a longevity...

Roger Gracie Shows How To Do A Perfect Cross Choke from Mount

Roger Gracie is often regarded as the “GOAT” – the greatest of all time in BJJ. And for good reason: he’s won 10 IBJJF World Championship titles, committing to the...

Want More Success With Sweeps In BJJ? Go For A Takedown

Are you having a hard time scoring sweeps in training or in competition? It’s like every time you go to sweep your opponent, they stumble a bit… But then they regain their posture and...

BJJ Black Belt vs. Judo Brown Belt: Here’s What You Can Learn

Standing up with Judokas is never easy for BJJ athletes – even for excellent black belts. Throwing people around is a Judoka’s specialty and you have to take that into account when you...

How Should You Drop In At a BJJ School While Travelling?

We know, we know. You think about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu all the time, even while travelling. Be it a business trip or a vacation you’re on, the matter of the fact is: you’d love to get in a...

Feeling Exhausted After A Roll? Here’s A Simple Solution

There’s no denying it: lots of times, you’ll feel obliterated after a sparring session in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Especially as you rack up the number of rolls, against tough training...

These Highly Effective Habits Will Supercharge Your Jiu-Jitsu

Image Credits: Evolve MMA If you want to improve in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the best of your ability, then just training day in and day out isn’t going to cut it. Instead, you’ll need to...

Josh Hinger: “Appreciate Yourself For The Progress You’ve Made”

It’s easy to beat yourself up after a bad training session. And it gets even easier when that one session turns into several of them; into a negative streak that sometimes lasts for weeks, even...

Top 5 Reasons To Start Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Oh, so you’ve bitten the bug… And you’re seriously thinking about starting with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Well, let us tell you – the time to stop thinking and to start training is...

“What If I Can’t Afford A BJJ Gym Membership?” Jocko Willink Answers

Let’s be real: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a cheap hobby. You’ve got to buy gi and no-gi equipment, which can be quite expensive (and it’s a good idea to have at least two pairs...

Use This Simple Principle to Build a Strong Defense in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Do you want to build a solid submission game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If so, then that means that you need to have a strong defense first. For, how are you supposed to feel confident in your...

This Guillotine to Triangle Choke Setup Is Great for Beginners in BJJ

When you’re a beginner in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, things can get quite confusing. And they can sometimes get mildly frustrating, as it appears that all that you’re doing is defense…...

6 Essential Things Every BJJ Practitioner Needs in Their Gym Bag

Are you new to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If that’s the case – congratulations! You’re in for a ride that you’ll enjoy a lot. However, before you start this ride, you need to get...

Having Trouble In Mount? Use The Misdirectional Underhook Setup

Getting to the Mount is already difficult enough… But setting up submissions from there can be even tougher. And why? Well, it’s because your training partners know what’s coming...

“Just Show Up” Mentality Won’t Take You Far in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

You know that advice that’s often given to BJJ athletes? “Just show up and train”, they tell you, “and you’ll get better.” This is good advice. You absolutely...

The Rear Ezekiel Choke Is Surprisingly Simple – Use It After A Failed Arm Triangle

The Rear Ezekiel Choke… Sounds particularly gnarly, doesn’t it? Well, you won’t have too many opportunities for setting it up – but once you do get an opportunity, go for it....

BJJ Progress Advice: Don’t Be Afraid Of Discovery, Even If It Means Failing

How often have you Googled for advice on improving in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Probably a lot. And how much advice have you found that worked for you long-term? Chances are, not a lot. Therefore,...

Guard Passing: Improve It With This Simple Tip from John Danaher

Guard passing will never be easy, no matter how good you get at it… And no matter how skilled you become, there’s no saying that you will often be under threat by the guard player; in...

How To Train in a BJJ Academy with Multiple Black Belt Instructors?

If you’re a lower-ranked belt, then your first thought of training in a BJJ academy that has multiple black belt instructors is, probably: “Wow, that’s awesome! I have to train...

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...

Keep Getting Better in BJJ – By Limiting Your Choices & Building Habits

There’s no “one best way” to improve in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… And there are no sure-fire ways to blast through plateaus as they pop up. However, there are efficient things that...

You’re An Out Of Shape BJJ White Belt? Do These 2 Things

Starting with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is tough. You get to the class and everyone else is better than you are… Heck, even those other white belts who’ve been training for just 2 or 3 months...

Gordon Ryan & Garry Tonon Share Highly Effective Training Principles

If you’re looking for ways to up your training, then you need to listen to advice from professional athletes. For example, from Gordon Ryan and Garry Tonon. Both of them manage to train 7 times...