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Paulo Miyao: “The Most Important Thing Is To Learn To Live Every Day”

Paulo Miyao is one of the best BJJ light featherweight competitors of all time… Who even won a gold medal in the open weight division of the IBJJF World Championships back in 2013, when he was...

Mikey Musumeci: “Just Because You Won A World Title Doesn’t Make You Above Anyone Else”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fans love Mikey Musumeci not just because of his extraordinary skills… But also because he’s known as one of the humblest and kindest people in the sport. And he...

Gordon Ryan’s New Year’s Resolution: “I’ll Bring Myself Back To The Old Days, When I Had Nothing”

2023 is just around the corner and many people are forming New Year’s resolutions… And, in a way, Gordon Ryan is one of them. Except from the fact that his goals are a bit different. He...

John Danaher’s Advice: “Don’t Become A Doubter – Stay True To Your Self Belief”

Life isn’t always a smooth ride. Especially when you want to achieve something bigger than “everyday stuff” – be it in your family life, career, or whatever else… Like...

Gordon Ryan’s Confidence Advice: “Have A Strong Defensive Game”

What’s the key to self-confidence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, especially if you haven’t competed (nor won) a lot? Gordon Ryan has two pieces of advice that will be of great help to every BJJ...

Tye Ruotolo: “Jiu-Jitsu Is About Showing Respect To Your Opponent & Going For The Kill”

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about for you? It might be a mix of friendships, respect, pushing yourself to the limits, improvement… Or a mix of several things. Which is exactly the case for Tye...

BJJ Advice: Above All, Learn To Be Patient

Sure, you can know how to execute a technique nearly perfectly, but if you don’t get the timing right – you’re probably going to fail it. And what’s one of the most common...

Felipe Pena: “I Was A Little Chubby 15 Year Old Boy… I Did Not Like Sports At All”

Everyone’s got to start somewhere… Even the biggest of champions had to, such as Felipe Pena – who, self-admittedly, didn’t really like sports before he started training BJJ....

Falling Out Of Love With BJJ? Dedicate To It Even More

You can love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with your whole heart, but the reality is… Sometimes, you won’t feel like you want to keep training. You’ll feel disappointed by the results...

John Danaher: “An Athlete Must See Through The Illusion Of Competition”

Do you get nervous before competition? That’s to be expected – after all, you want to put on a good performance and for the hard work you’ve invested to pay off. But what if...

Danielle Kelly: “I’m Just Socially Awkward”

Danielle Kelly is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable faces in the BJJ world… And that newly-found popularity has been a unique challenge for her. She revealed why that’s been...

Felipe Pena: “Being An Athlete, Especially In Brazil, Is Very Hard”

Almost every successful person has a come-up story that was full of obstacles and doubters… And it’s no different for the vast majority of BJJ competitors – including Felipe Pena....

John Danaher: “Self-Confidence Doesn’t Come From Words…”

How do you develop self-confidence when, for example, preparing for a BJJ competition? Is there any sort of a “mental preparation” that you can do, any sort of mental training? Well,...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Nobody Cares If You’re Tired”

If you want to reach your potential – both in life and BJJ alike – then you’ve got to push yourself to the limits. And that also means spending time with those who push themselves...

Khabib Reveals Harsh Training Conditions: “No Wi-Fi And No Showers”

There’s no success without sacrifice. And Khabib Nurmagomedov understands that all too well – because he has had to go through some harsh training conditions in order to become the...

Mikey Musumeci Explains His Mindset: “I’m Attacking Every Second”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Your mindset is probably the most important thing for success, both in life and on the BJJ mats alike. For, if you’re mentally tough and if you keep going...

John Danaher Speaks About Giancarlo Bodoni: “Never Let People Underestimate What You Can Become”

Not matter how dissatisfied with your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey you may be so far, there’s always going to be room for progress. For becoming better… And even for completely reinventing...

Joe Rogan: “Gordon Ryan’s Opponents Realize He’s That Good, So They’re Scared”

Joe Rogan is a big supporter of Gordon Ryan, and not just in terms of having been one of his sponsors for the 2022 ADCC tournament. Rather, he’s a fan as well – as he expressed in a...

Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida: “Discipline Is The Key For Anything In Life”

If you want to become successful in anything you do – be it Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or just about anything else in life – then you’ve got to put everything into it. Absolutely...

Jocko Willink: “Jiu-Jitsu Had An Incredible Life Impact On Me”

There’s no denying the fact that Jocko Willink – former member of SEAL Team 3, as well as a famous author & podcaster – is one of the individuals which are most responsible for...

Gordon Ryan’s Book Reaches #1 New Release On Amazon (On Preorder)

Gordon Ryan, arguably the best no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete of all time, recently announced that he’s writing a book. The “Young & Successful: Practices, Principles, And Lessons...

Gordon Ryan Announces Book About His Mindset & Secrets To Success

Gordon Ryan is arguably the best no-gi BJJ athlete of today. His grappling is spotless… But his mindset is outstanding as well. Well, those who want to learn more about Ryan’s way of...

The BJJ Belt Promotion Mindset All Best Students Have

Let’s face it: every Jiu-Jitsu student looks forward to their next belt promotion. If they say that they aren’t… They’re probably lying. However, there’s a difference between being excited...

Gordon Ryan: “Winning & Being The Best In The World Is Easy, But…”

Getting to the top is extremely difficult, but staying there is even tougher… And, in the world of no-gi BJJ, Gordon Ryan understands that fact best. In his words, winning can actually be easy –...