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Not Sure Why You’re Training Any More? You’re Not Alone

I’ve been training Jiu-Jitsu for some time now (approaching nine years) and lately I’ve been wondering what exactly compels me to do it. When I was younger, I wanted to be one of the best in the...

1st Match Adrenaline Dump & Forearm Burnout: Why it Happens and How to Deal with it

 Credit image & photo: Pedja Milosavljevic / STARSPORT: Belgrade Open 2016 BJJ A competitor has just finished the first match of their day. It was a tough one that went the distance. Sweat on...

The Ideal Grappler: An Alternative Perspective

Fighting is a business now. People at the highest levels of every combat sport are pretty much done working for free (except for you IBJJF, you’re the exception for some reason.) As with all...

Get Your Cardio To The Next Level With Dan Vallimont’s Circuit Workout

You can have all of the grappling skills in the world that you want, but if you don’t have enough cardio to go through a difficult match – then those skills won’t matter! So, it’s...

Chael Sonnen On Why Folkstyle Is The Best Style Of Wrestling

It’s not rare that you hear the discussion on which type of wrestling is „the best“, and it often revolves around a debate between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling. However, Chael Sonnen...

Training Partner On What It’s Like To Spar And Grapple With Khabib Nurmagomedov

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to spar and grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well,...

Chael Sonnen On Why Greco-Roman Wrestlers Do Better in MMA Than Freestyle Wrestlers

Does it seem to you that Greco-Roman Wrestling translates better to MMA than Freestyle Wrestling does? And that the Greco-Roman wrestlers had way more success in MMA than their Freestyle...

Chael Sonnen On The Number One Mistake Wrestlers Make When Transitioning to MMA

Making a transition from any martial art and combat sport to MMA is not an easy task in the slightest, as it carries many variables that need to be taken into account in order for it to be...

Poland Dominates The FILA World Grappling Championships

The FILA World Grappling Championships were held this weekend in Kracow, Poland. The official results have not yet been published but will be up on this site very soon * Edit For Full Review, Results...

Roberto Atalla On The State of BJJ in Europe, His Years in Poland etc

Roberto Atalla is one of the founders of the Rio Grappling Club, an academy that has been producing some of the best European grapplers for the passed few years. Quick Bio from BJJ Heroes:  In 1990...