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Rener Gracie: “People Who Know How To Fight Are Least Likely To Get Into One”

Ever noticed how the people who are most skilled on the mats are, more often than not, the calmest ones as well? It’s as if they’d never get into a physical altercation on the...

Rener Gracie Explains Why BJJ Is The Best Martial Art On The Planet

For how long have you been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? A month? A year? 10 years? More than that or something in between? Well, no matter how long you’ve been training, it’s probably...

Rener Gracie Releases His New Book: “The 32 Principles”

Rener Gracie, one of the most famous BJJ practitioners and coaches in the world, has just released his book, titled: “The 32 Principles“. And while the book is about Jiu-Jitsu,...

Rener Gracie Donates $100.000 Court Case Earnings To Charity

The BJJ community is brewing with various takes on the recent ruling in the Jack Greener case and Rener Gracie’s expert witness testimony in it. A big part of the controversy involved...

Rener Gracie Clarifies His Role In The Controversial Testimony & Shares His Opinion

The incident which left Jack Greener, BJJ white belt student – as well as the jury’s decision to award Greener $46 million – has stirred up a lot of controversy. Controversy, which...

BJJ Community Furious With Rener Gracie Because Of His “Expert Witness Testimony”

The BJJ community is becoming increasingly agitated with Rener Gracie… Due to his “expert witness testimony” in the Jack Greener case, where Greener was left paralyzed (and is now a...

Rener Gracie Shares Heartwarming Story Of His Grandfather, Helio, Giving Presents For Christmas

Rener Gracie has always been a fantastic storyteller, full of anecdotes and lessons from everyday life… But did you know the story of his grandfather, Helio Gracie, as a Santa for Christmas?...

Rener Gracie Explains How The Gracie Family Gave Birth To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Rener Gracie was Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett‘s recent podcast episode guest. During the episode, the two discussed the many things that make them excited about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu;...

Rener Gracie: “Law Enforcement Officers Are Disastrously Undertrained”

Law enforcement officers need to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; both for their own and the public’s safety. However, the vast majority of them lack any sort of meaningful training – and it...

Rener Gracie Reveals Why He Chose Teaching Jiu-Jitsu Rather Than Competing

There’s no denying the fact that Rener Gracie is one of the most influential and charismatic figures in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As well as one of the most successful ones. But why did Rener never...

Paddy Pimblett: “Jiu-Jitsu Has Been The First Thing That I Fell In Love With”

Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett recently published a podcast episode with Rener Gracie, during which they spoke about all things Jiu-Jitsu related. One of those topics was Paddy’s love...

Rener Gracie Explains The “Clock Principle” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Most of the techniques can be used only in specific situations in Jiu-Jitsu… But some of the principles can be used in whichever situation and position you find yourself in. Such as the...

Rener Gracie Explains The All-Important “Tension Principle” in Jiu-Jitsu

If you tend to get overwhelmed by all the techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then it’s high time to start learning about principles. The principles, which are applicable throughout the vast...

Rener Gracie: “Overreacting Is a Front for Not Knowing How to Fight”

Ever seen a person overreacting over something that could’ve been solved in a much more productive way? Of course you did – situations such as that one happen much more often than they...

Rener Gracie Recalls The Time When He Got Choked Out by a Boa Constrictor

Getting choked out in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a nasty feeling. You know the drill – either you tap out or you go to sleep… And that’s just from another person, another human being,...

Ronda Rousey Demonstrates a Secret Armbar Trick on Rener Gracie

Ronda Rousey – former UFC’s bantamweight champion – recently welcomed her first child into the world. Alongside her husband Travis Browne, who’s a former UFC heavyweight...

Rener Gracie & Eve Torres: “This Is What To Do Against Sexual Harassment In BJJ”

There are more and more cases of sexual harassment and assault in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu being made public in the recent days. It shines a light on a problem within the BJJ community… But how is...

Rener Gracie Auctions 20 Years of Memorabilia to Help Bullying Victims

Rener Gracie is well-known for his reaching out to bullying victims around the USA, and for trying to provide them with opportunities to learn the skills required for self-defense. So, when he was...