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Lachlan Giles Reveals Why He Doesn’t Do Ice Baths & Sauna For Recovery

Regularly doing ice baths and going to the sauna are often lauded as the things to do for recovery. However, Lachlan Giles – elite BJJ athlete and coach, as well as physiotherapy PhD –...

Lachlan Giles Shows How To Pass Half Guard (No-Gi)

Passing the opponent’s Half Guard can be extraordinarily difficult… Especially against someone who knows what they’re doing. Whose goal is to play the Half Guard game as much as...

Lachlan Giles Doesn’t Include Ice Baths & Saunas In His Recovery Protocol – Here’s Why

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, recovery methods such as ice baths and sauna sessions are often considered a “must”. However, Lachlan Giles – an elite BJJ athlete and coach, as...

Craig Jones Reveals The Worst Thing About Opening A BJJ Gym (For Him)

Would you like to open your very own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym one day? If so, then you have to be aware that there are multiple things you’ll have to look out for. One of them being rules and...

Lachlan Giles Shares Important Injury Prevention Tips: “Keep Your Training Load Consistent”

Lachlan Giles is one of the most recognizable Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches today. And he has plenty of great advice – such as on how to train for longevity. Giles shared some of...

Lachlan Giles Shares Injury Prevention Advice: “A Rapid Increase In Training Load…”

Ever got injured in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Yeah, chances are you did. And no wonder – it’s a combat sport. And injuries happen when you train combat sports. However, some injuries...

Lachlan Giles Shows The Perfect Way To Use The De La Riva Guard (In No-Gi)

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...

Lachlan Giles & Craig Jones: “Kit Dale Used To Beat The Sh*t Out Of Us”

Kit Dale is known, among other things, for his “concepts over technique” Jiu-Jitsu philosophy and his fantastic sense of humor. But what a lot of up-and-coming BJJ practitioners...

Lachlan Giles Reveals The “Secret” To Becoming A Successful Athlete & Coach

What does it take to become a successful competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… And, on the other hand, what does it take to become a successful coach in the sport? Well, Lachlan Giles has done it...

Diving Kimura Grip Against Sit Up Guard – By Lachlan Giles

The Kimura grip is by far the most versatile grip in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), whether grappling with or without the gi. While it is mostly known for its application as a powerful submission hold,...

Lachlan Giles On Becoming A Successful Competitor: “A Problem Solving Approach Played A Large Part”

How do you become a successful competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Sure, there are many facets to success; such as training hard, being consistent, resting properly, and so on. However, a lot of it...

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...

Lachlan Giles: “People Who Improve The Fastest Have A Goal In Mind & Take The Time To Drill”

Lachlan Giles is one of those BJJ athletes that you just can’t help but to appreciate and respect. Not just for all of his successes on the competition scene, but also because of his general...

Lachlan Giles: “There Are Many Facets To Being A Good Coach”

You’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a long time, haven’t you? You’ve invested years into it and, actually, you became quite good… So much so that you’re now a...

Lachlan Giles: “Short On Time For BJJ? Emulate A High-Level Grappler”

Do you remember Lachlan Giles’ run at ADCC 2019? Of course you do. That tournament was one of the most memorable ones in history, much thanks to Lachlan’s winning streak in the absolute...

Lachlan Giles: “I’ve Barely Missed A Day Of Training In The Past 10 Years”

Lachlan Giles is Absolute MMA’s head coach and one of the top-ranked grapplers today; whose name echoed far and wide after placing 3rd in the ADCC 2019’s absolute division. Back in 2019,...

Become Better At Preventing And Escaping Side Control With Lachlan Giles

„Prevention should come before the cure.“ A saying which is true for many things, including BJJ; it’s better to prevent your opponents from gaining an advantageous position against you,...

Lachlan Giles Has A Secret Detail For Improving Your Half Guard Squeeze

Ever been in a situation where you think that you have your opponent right where you want them… Only for them to escape within the next second, in such an easy manner that it kind of feels...

Learn The K Guard – Lachlan Giles’s Favorite Guard For Leglocks

Alright, bear with us for a moment. Sit down and imagine this: you are hanging out with your friends, eating a great, delicious lunch and just chit-chatting about everything life and Jiu Jitsu...

BJJ Chokes That Everybody Should Know, With Lachlan Giles

Lachlan Giles, a bronze medalist in this year’s ADCC absolute division and one of the most well-known contemporary grapplers, teamed up with Bernardo Faria to show three BJJ chokes that...

Lachlan Giles’ Tips For Balancing Training and Obligations & Importance of Details

Lachlan Giles is one of the most respected names of today’s grappling. He has earned that respect by placing 3rd at this year’s ADCC in the absolute division where he heelhooked Kaynan...

The Giant Slayer Lachlan Giles. How Does He Do It?

Photo @bjjworldphotos Lachlan Giles (Absolute MMA) is a first degree BJJ black belt under John Simon. He is the 2019 ADCC Absolute Bronze Medallist, 2017 NoGi Worlds Bronze Medallist, and multiple...