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Constantly Sore Muscles After Jiu-Jitsu? Here’s What You Can Do

So, your muscles hurt, don’t they? Of course they’re sore, after you decided to put into action that 3 and a half hours per day, 6 days per week BJJ training schedule… Even though...

4 Tips For Keeping Your Neck Safe While Getting Stacked In Jiu-Jitsu

As long as you keep training Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll more than likely get injured at one point in time or another. BJJ is a martial art, after all – injuries are simply a part of it. However, some of...

John Danaher Explains 2 Simple Safety Rules That No One Talks About

No matter how much you try to evade them, injuries are bound to happen in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. That’s just the way it is; as it’s a martial art, you’ll see some tweaks (and...

John Danaher: “Gym Culture Is The #2 Source Of Injury In BJJ”

The gym culture of the place you train BJJ in isn’t just important because it has a big impact on your love for the martial art. Rather, it’s incredibly important for your training...

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...

Lachlan Giles’ Advice for Injury Prevention: “Keep Your Training Load Consistent”

Injuries are a frequent occurrence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And there’s a pretty high likelihood that you’ll experience some tweaks here and there… But, nevertheless, this...

Stay Injury-Free In BJJ With These Prehab & Injury Prevention Exercises

Staying injury-free in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t an easy task. More likely than not, you’ll hear a “pop” here and there – but the goal is to reduce the number of these...

Craig Jones Explains How To Roll In A Safe, Constructive Manner

It’s one thing to be injured in training and then to have to stay off the mats for a while… But it’s a whole other thing to be injured because of something that could’ve been...

The Matrix: A Powerful, But Very Dangerous BJJ Attack

As you climb the ladder of your BJJ skillset and belts, you’re going to start experimenting with some different options. Especially when it comes to Gi Jiu-Jitsu and the way you develop your...

Your Rotator Cuff Is EASY TO INJURE – Here’s How To Strengthen It

Injuries can be a real hassle when you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! Everything seems to be going fine, you’re having fun and enjoying your progress… But than – POP! CRACK! And the next...

Vascular Neck Injuries and Strokes in BJJ: Recognizing the Warning Signs

Chris Martin is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He experienced a stroke in 2017 due to a vascular neck injury, that was caused by strangulation – in other words, by a BJJ choke. Since then,...

Why Does My Elbow Hurt? Dealing With Elbow Tendonitis In BJJ

One moment, you’re training Jiu Jitsu and everything is going fine; you’re rolling, submitting people, tapping out occasionally, learning new techniques, and just all-around having fun....

Lower Back Pain? Here’s A Start Of The Solution For Every Grappler

Ah, the good ol’ friend of every Jiujiteiro – pain. If you’ve been training BJJ for a while, something is going to start hurting; whether it’s your shoulder, your elbow, your...

Do Your Fingers Hurt From Too Much Gripping In BJJ? This Will Help

Your fingers hurt, don’t they? Finger pain is one of the most common woes of Jiujiteiros worldwide; the aching knuckles and the inability to extend the joints fully, something which can pose...

Experiencing Pain In Your Forearms? These BJJ-Specific Exercises Will Help

Grips! So important, yet so rarely given the proper focus. However, you already know that, so you’ve been practicing your grip fighting skills as often as you can and you’re gripping the...

Stiff Neck Because Of BJJ? These 3 Stretches Will Help

How’s your neck feeling right now? If we had to guess, we would say that it’s probably really stiff from all of those rolls you’ve accumulated on the mats up until now… And...

Foam Rolling: Here’s Why Every Grappler Needs To Do It

If you’re really dedicated towards becoming better in BJJ, then you should already know that it’s not just the training that will get you there. You need to incorporate other things as...

Bulletproof Your Knees For BJJ With These 5 Stability Exercises

Look, chances are that we probably don’t have to tell you about how important it is to stay as injury-free as possible in BJJ – especially when your knees are considered. For, once the...

Flying Submissions… Just Don’t Do Them

You’ve probably seen the video in which a grappler, trying to do the Flying Armbar, falls down and seriously injures his neck… A horrific incident, one which everyone is extremely sad...

Successfully Grappling Well Into Your 40’s And Beyond!

There’s a stigma in sports that once you hit a certain age, you begin to lose your skill and can no longer escape.  We hear it all the time in basketball, football, baseball, mixed martial arts...