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Nicholas Meregali Says He “Doesn’t Need Training At All” To Compete Against World Champions

Nicholas Meregali is well known for speaking his mind loud and clear… Especially because he can back it up with results. Most recently, he shared his thoughts about competing in the gi –...

Matt Serra: “You Need To Be Dangerous In Both Gi & No Gi”

Matt Serra is not only a former UFC welterweight champion, but also one of the America’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts under Renzo Gracie and an ADCC silver medalist. Known for his...

Nick Rodriguez Shares If He’ll Ever Compete In Gi Jiu-Jitsu: “Why Would I Wear Pajamas?”

Nick Rodriguez is one of the top-ranking submission grappling athletes in the world today… But will he ever compete in gi Jiu-Jitsu? That appears to be the question that even his B Team Jiu...

Craig Jones: “The Gi Is Dead… No One Gives A F*ck About It”

The rise of no-gi Jiu-Jitsu is obvious… But what does it mean for the gi? Well, Craig Jones thinks that the gi is done for. Namely, when the Club Good Podcast host asked him whether or not...

Join The Epic Roll Revolution: Get The Limited Edition Five Finger Death Punch Gi

In the dynamic world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there’s a trend rapidly gaining momentum – the market for limited edition custom gis! And, at the forefront of this exciting wave is Epic...

Craig Jones: “There’s No Reason To Have A Uniform Policy, Except…”

Some Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gyms/academies have a uniform policy that stipulates you can only wear their own gi and no-gi equipment. That is, only the gym’s gis/rashguards and shorts (and spats)....

Sean O’Malley Discusses If MMA Athletes Should Train BJJ In A Gi

Should mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a sport in and of itself – separately from MMA? Furthermore, should they start from the beginning, as a white belt…...

Rayron Gracie: “The True Essence Of Jiu-Jitsu Lies In The Gi”

Rayron Gracie won gold in the brown belt absolute division at the 2023 IBJJF World Championships! And, in an interview with the Gracie Mag, he explained that his mindset played a crucial role in the...

Nicholas Meregali: “I Feel That The Gi Has Lost Ground To Grappling”

Nicholas Meregali is back to competing in the gi! After being focused solely on no-gi training and competition for the last couple of years, Meregali will compete at Pans. However, he thought that...

Mica Galvao Defends Traditional Jiu-Jitsu: “I Feel Responsible To Not Let Tradition Die”

As the popularity of no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grows, many feel like traditional Jiu-Jitsu – the one fought in the gi – is slowly decaying away… And so does Mica Galvao. The young...

Gregor Gracie Shows A Really Easy Option From Seated Guard

When you’re the top player in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match, it’s usually going to be you who’s going to control the pace of the bout. However, if the bottom player knows what he’s doing,...

Buchecha: “A Real Fighter Needs To Fight In The Gi And No-Gi”

The debate between “which is better – gi or no-gi” will probably continue for a long time in the BJJ community. Most side with only one side of the equation, while some say that you...

Mikey Musumeci Demonstrates An Easy Sweep You Can Do With The Opponent’s Belt

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

How To Choose The Perfect Gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Choosing the right gi can often be a troublesome affair. For, you want to pick one that is not just of high quality and that will last for a long time; you also want to pick one that fits you...

Emil Fischer Competes in Gi at ADCC Trials: “The Optics Are Hilarious”

Believe it or not, the ADCC ruleset isn’t strict about having to wear No Gi gear. Rather, its competitors are allowed to wear a Gi. And, in the early days of the ADCC tournaments, some...

Learn The Complete De La Riva Guard System in 7 Minutes

The De La Riva Guard is one of those positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that give you a lot of options… If only you learn how to play it right. However, some beginners find this guard to be...

Pans 2021: Fellipe Andrew Wins Double Gold

The Pans 2021 were as exciting as it was thought they’d be – and the open weight final match was as exhilarating as ever! Namely, it was a bout between Fellipe Andrew and Gustavo Batista....

Andre Galvao Teaches The SUPER ARMBAR From Closed Guard

The Armbar from Closed Guard is one of the first submissions a new BJJ white belt learns. But, it’s also one of those submissions that – after a while – aren’t regarded with the same...

The Octopus Guard Is Your New Best Position… Especially From Closed Guard!

Ever felt the need to practice some unusual setups and techniques? We’re certain you did, but we’re also sure that you tried out some really low percentage moves; ones that look fancy,...

IBJJF European No-Gi Results and Review, Bernardo Faria Rules

Source: Gracie Mag The first ever European No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF championship took place this Sunday, in London, UK. World champion Bernardo Faria was the black belt absolute champion. He closed out...

London Open & 1rst European No-Gi Open This Weekend!

On Saturday, October 20 will be the IBJJF London BJJ Open followed by the 1rst European No-Gi Open on Sunday October 21. This will be the first European Championship No-Gi that the IBJJF organizes. A...

Gameness Elite Gi review

The words and images that come to my mind when I think of Gameness gis are: the famous Gameness pitbull logo, good quality, thick collar, heavy duty pants.. . All positive things. My first Gameness...

BJJ Gear review: Koral MKM Competition

In my time In Bjj and other martial arts I have used several Kimonos. From Budo Nord to Gameness and other brands but when I got my first Koral gi afew years ago I was sold. I have at the moment two...