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Opinion: Should You Break Someone’s Arm at a (Local) BJJ Competition?

In training, you’re supposed to take care of the people you roll with. Whenever you apply a submission (or perform any technique for that matter), you should take into consideration that this...

Injured Your Joint During BJJ? Do These 4 Things To Recover Faster

Injuring a joint during Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is never fun. And it’s even less fun after the injury has occurred; because now you have to wait for the injury to heal itself. However,...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

Ryan Hall Suffers Complete ACL Tear – Gets Trolled By Gordon Ryan

Ryan Hall seems to be completely out of lack lately when it comes to injuries. Just a day ago, he had to undergo his 6th surgery in the last 14 months – due to a complete tear of his ACL. He...

LA Police Officer Dies After Suffering A “Catastrophic Injury” During Grappling Training

According to the ABC7 Eyewitness News report, a Los Angeles police officer has tragically passed away after suffering serious injuries during grappling training. The incident took place at the...

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...

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...

Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin: “Each Scar [From BJJ] Is A Souvenir For Following My Heart”

Cauliflower ears, fatty knuckles, a scar or two across your face… They’re probably not something a majority of people in your vicinity – your friends and family – like to see....

How To Get Over Fear Of Getting Injured Again In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art – and, as such, it carries a risk of injuries. There’s no denying that, no matter how much you’d like to; for, despite it being much more...

Should Kids and Teens Train Jiu-Jitsu – Considering The Likelihood of Injuries?

If you’re a parent who loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then you’ll probably be tempted to try and get your kids involved into training as well. Your kids might be very young or they...

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...

Watch: Carla Esparza Suffers Cut That Ends Grappling Match vs. Danielle Kelly

The Fury Grappling 3 match between Carla Esparza and Danielle Kelly didn’t end as either of the two athletes nor the grappling community had hoped. Stepping in to replace Rose Namajunas in the...

Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Worth All The Injuries?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is simply amazing, isn’t it? You make so many friends while training, you become a stronger version of yourself in all aspects of life, and you fall in love with the sport....

Watch: Josh Hinger Breaks Finger While Rolling with Cat Zingano

Sooner or later, injuries happen. You can implement as many precautionary measures as you’d wish, but the nature of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is that it’s a martial art – and that,...

Ethan Crelinsten Undergoes Successful ACL & Meniscus Surgery

Ethan Crelinsten – a BJJ black belt under John Danaher and a member of the newly founded B-Team – has undergone an ACL surgery in order to fix a problem that’s been hindering him...

Graphic: MMA Fighter Suffers Brutal Arm Injury During Fight

Injuries are just a part of the whole ordeal when you train a martial art or two. Especially when you’re into mixed martial arts; if you’re not (hopefully) on the receiving end,...

Nicky Ryan to Undergo Meniscus Surgery: Likely Sidelined for 6 Months

At “The Road to ADCC“, which took place on July 17, Nicky Ryan displayed a dominant game of wrestling and BJJ to gain a win against Dante Leon. However, Ryan suffered an injury to his leg around...

Felipe Pena Injured & Out of Match with Nicholas Meregali

The long-awaited match between Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali should have finally taken place in the main event of the BJJ BET 2 promotion, on August 1st. However, because of an unfortunate...

Nicky Ryan Releases Statement After Knee Injury: “It’ll Definitely Require Surgery”

Nicky Ryan is a beast. At “The Road to ADCC“, which took place on July 17, he displayed a dominant game of wrestling and BJJ to gain a win against Dante Leon. However, what makes his...

Ryan Hall Issues UFC 264 Statement: “I Broke My Hand on the First Punch”

Ryan Hall suffered his first UFC loss last weekend, when he was KO’d by Ilia Topuria in the first round. The beloved Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist posted a statement on his Instagram account,...

Craig Jones Injured & Out of Match Against Lucas Barbosa (Road to ADCC)

One of the most exciting matches on the “Road to ADCC” card, which is to take place on July 17, between Craig Jones and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa… Will have to wait a bit...

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,...

Keenan Cornelius Opens Up: “Deadlift Injury Forced Me To Withdraw From WNO”

Keenan Cornelius was supposed to return to competition on June 19, matching up against Haisam Rida at Who’s Number One (WNO). However, he had to withdraw from the match due to a back injury. On...

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...