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Danielle Kelly: “I Didn’t Have Much Support Coming Up”

Success doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of diligent work, discipline, and willingness to believe in oneself – even when no one else believes in you. And yes, it can sometimes be...

Elaine Wynn, The Popular “Jiu-Jitsu Grandma”, Promoted To BJJ Purple Belt

Image Credits: TheHighlyRecommended & Elaine Wynn Instagram Elaine Wynn, also known as the “Jiu-Jitsu Grandma“, is 74 years old and has been training BJJ for a long time… And...

Danielle Kelly Thinks Back To The Time When She Had To Stand Up For Her BJJ Dreams

If you have a goal, a dream even, that you want to accomplish… You will encounter some obstacles along the way. That’s a given and there’s no going around it. Sometimes, your own...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has A Strict Haircut Rule In His Gym – Break It & You’ll Get Punished

Khabib Nurmagomedov is well-known for the level of discipline he has followed, throughout all the years of fighting professionally… And that he continues to follow, even as he’s retired....

Clinton Terry, Blind BJJ Black Belt: “I Lost My First 40 Fights And I Did Not Quit”

Feeling discouraged by your recent losses in competition… Almost as if you’re never going to win? Well, then you should look up to Clinton Terry, the first blind BJJ black belt from New...

Danielle Kelly’s Inspirational Message: “I Kept My Head Up And Worked Hard”

Today, Danielle Kelly is one of the most accomplished competitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as a successful ONE Championship atomweight submission grappling athlete. However, it wasn’t...

Danielle Kelly On Time She Worked As A Ring Girl: “A Weird Time In My Life”

Danielle Kelly is one of the most recognizable faces of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as one of the most successful submission grappling athletes today. However, before she reached this level of...

David Goggins: “The Gracie Family Had A Passion, An Obsession”

The Gracie family is one of the most influential families in combat sports. Without them, nothing would be the same in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA)… And even people who don’t...

Danielle Kelly: “Jiu-Jitsu Is My Life”

Danielle Kelly, just 27 years old but already on top of the world’s Jiu-Jitsu “food chain”, is one of the most likeable characters in the BJJ community. But what does Brazilian...

Clinton “The Blind Grappler” Terry Promoted To BJJ Black Belt

Clinton Terry is a force to be reckoned with. Popularly known as the “Blind Grappler”, Terry lost his eyesight at just two years old – but that didn’t stop him from chasing...

Danielle Kelly: “I Felt Like Jiu-Jitsu Was Kind Of Holding Me Back”

Danielle Kelly is a fan-favorite in the BJJ world, as well as one of its most successful competitors. However, at one point in time – during great hardships – Kelly considered quitting...

Matheus Gabriel On His First Sponsorship: “I Used It To Help My Family”

Image Credits: Matheus Gabriel Instagram Matheus Gabriel, a 2x IBJJF World Champion (at black belt), will compete against Kade Ruotolo for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world...

BJJ Kids Protect Their Deaf Teammate From Bullying (Peru)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is so much more than “just” a martial art… It’s a way of life that builds character – especially for the young ones. One such, bright example, comes...

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....

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I Treat My Mother Like A Queen”

Khabib Nurmagomedov remains resolute in his decision to stay retired – mainly because it’s been a promise that he’s made to his mother. At a recent “Class A Events”...

Zion Clark, Wrestler Born Without Legs, Looking Forward To Making His MMA Debut

Zion Clark is probably one of the most inspiring people you can meet. Born without legs, the Ohio native is well-known for his wrestling accomplishments – as well as for being “the...

Zoltan Bathory: “Never Ever Quit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”

Everyone who trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will tell you that, at one point in time, they’ve had a thought or two about quitting. Be it because of the injuries, (perceived) lack of progress, or...

Lessons From GSP: Don’t Wait For An Opportunity To Start Preparing For It

Image Credits: Georges St-Pierre Instagram If you ever get an opportunity to learn from someone who is extremely good at what they do, you should take it. And Brian Glick has taken that opportunity,...

UK-Based BJJ Gym Breaks World Record for Longest Jiu-Jitsu Class Ever

“Revolution Martial Arts Academy”, a UK-based Jiu-Jitsu gym (in Dewsbury, Yorkshire), has pulled off an amazing feat… It put together a 24-hour Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class in order to...

The Story Of Carlos Alvarez – The First Blind Hispanic BJJ Black Belt

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just a martial art… For many, it’s also a way of life. And for some, it’s even more than that – such as for Carlos Alvarez. Carlos Alvarez is...

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...

Investment Expert Explains How Success In Business & Martial Arts is Really Similar

An investment expert in the field of cryptocurrencies, businessman, and digital influencer Antônio Neto Ais recently had an opportunity to train with the legendary Rogério Minotouro. Being...

Mike Bates – BJJ Black Belt & Royal Marine – Raises Over $200K for Pediatric Hospital

Mike Bates is one of the most interesting people you’ll hear about in your life. He is a BJJ black belt and a head instructor at Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds (United Kingdom), as well as a Royal...

Garry Tonon: “Self Improvement Demands Sacrifice & Suffering”

If you’re someone who’s looking to improve themselves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or life in general… Then you already know how difficult that can be. It’s not simple, to say the least, and it...