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Rickson Gracie Explains How To Flow Roll: “Educate Your Reflexes”

Flow rolling doesn’t come easily to a lot of BJJ athletes, especially those who’ve just begun training. However, this type of sparring is crucial if you want to develop the feel and the...

Rickson Gracie’s Secret Detail to a Tighter Choke from the Back

Learning the basics is extremely important – the most important thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For, if you lack knowledge in how to execute basic techniques and setups, you will not be able to...

Rickson Gracie: “I Don’t Feel Comfortable Seeing Kron Trade Punches With Someone”

Kron Gracie has had his last MMA fight back in October 2019, when he lost to Cub Swanson via decision. His cornerman and father, Rickson Gracie, subsequently confessed that he wasn’t happy with...

Rickson Gracie: “Allow Yourself To Really Embrace Jiu-Jitsu”

What’s the true essence of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu – its underlying philosophy? This was a question posed by a student to Rickson Gracie, who wanted to learn about the philosophy and tradition...

Rickson Gracie Reveals His Toughest Roll Ever – And It’s Not A BJJ Athlete

At an “ask me anything” session at Rickson Academy, a student had an opportunity to ask Rickson Gracie the following question: “Who was the toughest guy you ever trained...

Watch: Rickson Gracie vs. Rigan Machado Throwback Match from 1986

Remember 1986? You probably don’t – even if you’re one of the more seasoned BJJ athletes who’ve been born before that year. However, what every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner should...

Benefits of Ginastica Natural For Jiu-Jitsu

If you train Jiu-Jitsu, then you have most probably heard of or have seen some videos of your favorite fighters training Ginastica Natural. But how can you define this type of workout? Ginastica...

Rickson Gracie: “Breath Control Can Change Your Life”

You can’t control everything on the mats, nor in your life alike. You can control some of the moves, but you can never fully predict what your “opponent” will do… Or how...

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...

6 Tips For Developing A Mindset Like Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie’s name is synonymous with excellence in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is no wonder, as he is truly a living legend; but not just because of his BJJ skills! It’s his mindset...

Royce Gracie on Who’d Win: Rickson Gracie or Gordon Ryan? Tells Interesting Stories

Who would come out on top: Rickson Gracie vs Gordon Ryan? What about Rickson Gracie vs. Andre Galvao? And what happened between Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo at Metamoris III? Chael Sonnen had a...

Is Rickson Gracie Truly The Greatest BJJ Practitioner Of All Time?

Is Rickson Gracie truly the greatest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner of all time or not? And if he is, why is it so? Professor Ryan Young, a 2nd Degree Black Belt and an instructor at Kama Jiu-Jitsu...

Rickson Gracie Secret: Improve By Making Yourself The Worst Guy In Your Academy

If there were one thing that would immediately guarantee you that you’d keep on improving in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as time flies, what would it be? What would it be that you’d need to do?...

Rickson Embarrassing Students When Teaching? You Better Check Your Ego

A few weeks ago, we had published an article that pointed out a certainly unique teaching style of Rickson Gracie, putting up for discussion on whether or not his coaching approach is something that...

Rickson Gracie, Amsterdam Seminar Report

Here is a report from Rickson Gracie’s Seminar from last weekend in Amsterdam. Source: Part Time Grappler I attended the Rickson Gracie jiu jitsu seminar in Amsterdam, Holland on the 3rd/4th of...

7th Degree Coral Belt Master Luiz Palhares On Training With Rickson, Teaching US Navy Seals & BJJ In Albania

Master Luiz Palhares will hold a seminar in Tirana Albania and in Sofia, Bulgaria at the end of November/ beg of December 1. Hi Master Luiz, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of...

Rickson Gracie Training At De La Riva’s Talks About His New Plans For MMA

Source: Gracie Mag Red-and-black belt Rickson Gracie was at Equipe 1, a gym in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana neighborhood, this Monday for the launch of his MMA event, Mestre do Combate, of which the...