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Jocko Willink Believes Training Jiu-Jitsu Would Reduce Bullying In Schools

Bullying is, sadly, a frequent occurrence in schools worldwide. And if you are a parent of a child that’s a bullying victim, you’ve probably been tempted to “jump in” and protect them....

Jocko Willink: “I Was 19 Years Old When I First Trained BJJ…”

How old were you when you first found out about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? And how old were you when you went for your first training session? Jocko Willink was just 19 years old when he rolled for the...

Injured Because Of BJJ? Jocko Willink Has Some Advice For You

Oh no, not the injuries (again)! Perhaps it was a really close roll or a thing you wanted to try out while drilling techniques… But no matter what the cause is, the end result is the same:...

Jocko Willink Shares Similarities Between BJJ Athletes & Special Forces Operators

Jocko Willink is a BJJ black belt and a former Navy SEAL. As such, you can rest assured that he knows a thing or two about rolling and being on the battlefield. But, what are the similarities between...

Why Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Answers

Why should you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? There are a million answers to this question and all of them are correct. Training BJJ will get you into a better physical and mental shape, make you more...

Learning Jiu-Jitsu Is Like Learning A Language: You Need Complete Immersion

If you’ve ever been learning a foreign language, you’ll know how difficult it can be to actually learn it. Especially if you do it via some online courses, in the classroom or similar… And...

Jocko Willink: “Don’t Use BJJ In Street Fights & When Outnumbered – Just Run Away”

We know. We know that you had the following question pop up in your head once or twice: “Jeez, I’m actually getting good at this Jiu-Jitsu thing. But I wonder, how well would I do in a street...

Jocko Willink: “When Implementing New Things In BJJ, You’re Going To Get Worse At First”

Ever had that feeling that you’re getting worse in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as time flies by? As in, even though you’re trying out new things and attempting techniques, it seems that your BJJ...

Jocko Willink: “When You’re Good At Jiu-Jitsu, You Can See The Future”

Ever rolled with someone who was so good… That it seemed as if they could read your mind? Like, no matter what you did, it was almost as if they knew what you wanted to do way before you did?...

Jocko Willink: “All Of Your Excuses Are Lies”

Do you, kind of, not feel like going to BJJ today? Maybe you’re too tired from work, maybe you don’t have time because of other obligations… What would it matter if you miss a...

Striker vs. Grappler – Who Wins? Jocko Willink Shares His Opinion

Ah, the age-old dilemma: if a striker and a grappler got into a fight – who would have the most chances to win? Of course, the answer depends on a myriad of factors, but generally...

“What If I Can’t Afford A BJJ Gym Membership?” Jocko Willink Answers

Let’s be real: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a cheap hobby. You’ve got to buy gi and no-gi equipment, which can be quite expensive (and it’s a good idea to have at least two pairs...

Jocko Willink Shares Black Belt Mindset: “I’ll Keep Training, I’ll Keep Trying To Learn”

Jocko Willink is one of those people who have been (and continue to be) an inspiration to many men who’re just starting out in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Through his experience, charisma...

Watch These Fantastic Submission Details by Jocko Willink & Dean Lister

It’s safe to say that Jocko Willink is one of those people who are most recognized in the BJJ community; his demeanor, advice, and overall love for the Gentle Art have gotten many interested in...

Jocko Willink: “Jiu-Jitsu Helped Me Connect The Dots In My Life”

Bernardo Faria recently had a pleasure to attend Jocko Willink’s conference about leadership. During the conference, Willink emphasized that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was instrumental in helping him...

Rickson Gracie: “Leverage Replaces Strength, Technique Replaces Speed”

Almost everyone who starts with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thinks that they’re either too strong or too weak to do everything/anything. If you’re “jacked”, then you might’ve...

Rickson Gracie on Living a Turbulent Life in Rio & Training with Rolls Gracie

Living and growing up in Rio de Janeiro meant a lot of different experiences for Rickson Gracie. In the latest episode of the “Jocko Podcast”, which is hosted by the ex-Navy SEAL Jocko...

Rickson Gracie Explains Difference Between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

The recent “Jocko Podcast”, led by Jocko Willink, hosted one of the biggest Jiu-Jitsu legends in the world: Rickson Gracie. Rickson spoke about many interesting subjects that have to do...

Rickson Gracie & Jocko Willink: “Stay Calm in Bad Positions, Jiu-Jitsu is Life”

The best crossovers are rarely ever expected, but are almost always welcome. Especially in the world of Jiu-Jitsu… And wouldn’t you guess it: Rickson Gracie has just appeared on an...

Are Street Fighters Any Good In Striking At All?

Ah, the question as old as the universe itself: are street fighters good at punching and, well, fighting? How good are they, anyway? Jocko Willink, a BJJ Black Belt and retired Navy SEAL officer,...

Build Yourself A Perfect Home Gym Like Jocko Willink’s

So, you’ve decided to build your own home gym! You may be too busy to spend those 30 minutes on a car ride just to get to your „regular“ gym; or you may have always wanted to have a home...

Would A Navy SEAL Be a Good MMA Fighter?

Being a Navy SEAL – a member of one of the most elite special operations forces in the world – is often seen as an epitome of being in top-notch physical and mental condition, of comanding an...