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This Is How To Train MORE Without Getting Injured

So you wish to train even MORE than you’ve been training up until now? You’re really in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! You know what they say: „He who really wants to do something, will...

Should You SKIP Jiu-Jitsu Training To See Your Friends?

Every now and then, you’ll come to ask yourself if you should skip Jiu-Jitsu – in order to see your friends. But should you do it? Should you skip training in order to spend some time with...

Getting Your Next Belt In Jiu Jitsu IS Important

Getting your next belt IS NOT the most important thing in the world. If the belt promotion is the only thing you’re focused on while you’re on your BJJ journey, then you can bet that this...

The Best Advice For Women Starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Starting with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be an unusual experience for everyone, men and women alike. But the „online world“ tends to share much more advice for men than it does for women, simply due...

These Things You Should Know After ONE MONTH Of Jiu-Jitsu

eginOne month of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a lot. As a matter of fact, if you’ve been training only for one month, then you shouldn’t expect too much from yourself… But still,...

4 Tips To Make Friends FAST In A New BJJ Academy

So you just came to your new BJJ academy! Perhaps it’s your first training session ever, or you made a transfer from another academy to this one; or you may be travelling and decided to get in...

This Is How To Train BJJ TWICE Per Day, Thrive, And Survive

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Jiu-Jitsu, twice per day? Sure, why not! If you have the time (and the work ethic), then you should definitely go for it – with more mat...

Here Are The 4 Basic Reasons Why Your Open Guard SUCKS

Watching someone with a fantastic Open Guard roll is so amazing! Looking at their ability to impose control, sweeps, to defend against guard passes, and to even go for submissions directly…...

What Should You EAT BEFORE Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training?

Having a proper diet is essential not just to your health and life in general, but to how good you’ll perform in your BJJ training as well. In other words: what you eat before Jiu-Jitsu class...

Why The Focus On GRIPS Could Actually Be Hindering Your Jiu-Jitsu

Grips are important in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as they often determine who is on the defensive and who is on the offensive side of the match. However, as important as they are, focusing too much on them...

What The Way You TAP OUT In Jiu Jitsu Says About You

Do you know what’s the number one thing you’ll do at training; the most frequent one, that is? No, it’s not Hip Escapes, not any sort of a drill, nor any submission or escape that...

This Is Why You DON’T Feel Great After Jiu-Jitsu Training

You’d expect to feel fantastic after your Jiu-Jitsu training, right? To feel elated, walking home with a huge smile on your face. And, truth be told, this will often happen – as BJJ truly...

“Be One With The Floor” – The Secret To Marcelo Garcia’s Butterfly Guard

The game of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is all about constantly improving yourself. You should always be on the hunt to make better, faster, more efficient progress… So that you’re always one...

Can A BJJ Guy With No Wrestling Experience Be Good At Takedowns?

So you’ve been training BJJ for some time now, and you came to a frightening conclusion – your takedowns suck! But, luckily enough, you aren’t willing to let it remain that way…...

Punish Your Friends From Side Control – 10x Your Crossface Pressure

Pressure is the name of the game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you can utilize it more than others can, and if you can do it in an efficient way… You’re well on your way to making your...

When Is It Too Late To Start Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Perhaps you’re in your mid to late 20s. Or in your 30s, maybe in your 40s. Heck, you might be in your 50s – or 60s even! Whatever your...

What Should You Do If Your BJJ Instructor Doesn’t Like You?

Not everything will be sunshine and rainbows in your BJJ journey. Your progress will stagnate, you’ll lose matches in competition, there’ll be injuries, you’ll have feuds with your...

Body Squeezes And Pressure – Use Them To Get The TAP

There are some techniques and details in BJJ that are borderline… Just plain harsh. Using pressure and body squeezes to get the tap certainly falls into this category. Let’s take a brief...

Human Growth Hormone – How It Works And How To Increase It Naturally

Ah, yes. HGH – the Human Growth Hormone. Often called a „fountain of youth“ by men, especially those who are up-to-date with the rise of podcasts in the recent times. But… What is HGH,...

How To Train (And Teach) BJJ With Your Kid At Home

So you’d like to train BJJ with your kid at home? Fantastic! This is a great opportunity for your child to start learning Jiu-Jitsu and fall in love with it, as well as for you to become a...

This Is How To Start Your Own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Garage

So you’ve been training BJJ for a while, and you came to a wild idea… That you would like to start your own „BJJ garage“ – a place to drill techniques and roll with your BJJ...

So You Have ZERO TALENT For BJJ? Don’t Despair – But Do This

You’ve been training Jiu Jitsu for a while and you truly enjoy learning techniques and rolling, as well as the overall atmosphere in the academy. But, alas, to your horror… You figured...

What To Do If You’re Actually Getting WORSE In Jiu Jitsu?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. There comes a time period in every Jiujiteiro’s life when they start to actually get WORSE in BJJ. This moment doesn’t come by just...

For These Reasons Most People Quit Brazilian Jiu Jitsu As A Blue Belt

Did you know that there’s a high probability of you quitting Jiu Jitsu as a blue belt? Yep, that’s right – the so-called „blue beltitis“ gets ahold of many Jiujiteiros… But...