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Watch: Guy Defends Against Dog Attack with a Guillotine Choke

Imagine walking down the street, just minding your own business… And then, out of nowhere, an aggressive dog leaps towards you and tries to bite you! What are you supposed to do in the case of...

Watch: Punches Thrown After BJJ Class at Daisy Fresh

A recent video published by the Daisy Fresh team (Pedigo Submission Fighting) showed two of their athletes squashing beef after a BJJ class. There were punches and knee kicks involved – check...

New Jersey Makes Gracie Survival Tactics a Part of Police Training

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a necessity for anyone involved in law enforcement. At least for those who wish to keep themselves, as well as the suspects, safe while carrying out their job. And...

Not All Heroes Wear a Gi: Guy Takes Down Robber, Puts Him Into Rear Naked Choke

A lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners start training because they want to learn how to defend themselves. The sport aspect of the Gentle Art doesn’t start interesting them until much...

Manteca Police Department Adopts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… It’s almost as if it was designed for law enforcement – allowing it to overpower and control the violent person, staying safe all the while not afflicting any...

MMA Fighter & BJJ Practitioner Arrested for Biting Roommate’s Testicle

There are no rules on the street, right? Even when you’re a trained mixed martial arts athlete. On November 11, MMA fighter and BJJ practitioner Donovan Salvato allegedly assaulted his roommate...

BJJ Purple Belt & MMA Fighter Khai Wu Diffuses Dangerous Situation in a Restaurant

Khai Wu is a BJJ purple belt and MMA fighter coming out of California, United States. In a video that emerged a couple of weeks ago, Wu can be seen deescalating a potentially dangerous situation in a...

Sara Jozwiak Used Jiu-Jitsu to Disarm Knifeman When She Was 15 Years Old

Sara Jozwiak is an IMMAF European Championship silver medalist, coming out of Poland. She is a well-respected mixed martial artist who is just 22 years old. However, back when she was 15 years old,...

Three Unusual Ways To End A Street Altercation In Seconds

Street fights are always a big no-no. Whenever you find yourself in a situation where it looks like that things are going to get out of control, you need to turn around and get away from such a...

Watch: High Level BJJ Black Belt vs. High Level Striker

“Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or striking in a fight… Which is better?” The age-old question that is a source of many discussions in martial arts circles, as well as many verbal fights. So,...

UFC’s Kevin Holland Stops Carjacker: “I hit him with a little sweep, get on top, Knee On Belly, hit him with a little Khabib Scarf Hold”

UFC’s Kevin Holland had a wild couple of days over the weekend. After fighting Kyle Daukaus in a no-contest (due to accidental headbutt), he stopped an alleged carjacker and kept him at bay by...

Guy Leaps on Stage to Attack Khabib Nurmagomedov: Khabib Doesn’t Even Flinch

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from fighting, but lately he has been doing a lot of speaking engagements all over the world. However, not all of those engagements are equally great for one of the...

BJJ Champion Alex Williams Gets Surprise Call From Buchecha After Self Defense Incident

Alex Williams is only 16 years old and a BJJ junior world champion who was, a couple of weeks ago, confronted and then assaulted by an older man. In a video that has gone viral, Alex showed calm and...

Man Goes to Fight Girlfriend’s Coworker, Gets Slammed by Suplex Throws

The best advice for street altercations? Don’t get into one. No matter your skillset, no matter how much you’ve been training for and how confident you are… The streets aren’t...

Realities of Using BJJ in a Street Altercation: You Could Get Jumped

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fantastic martial art and its use in potential self-defense scenarios is clear. However, it’s not an end-all-be-all cure. Rather, being aware of your surroundings goes...

BJJ Guy Mounts an Alligator And Saves a Woman’s Life

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – or any sort of martial art, for that matter – can be of great help in dangerous situations. But that isn’t only the case when it comes to saving...

Police Officer Uses Americana Submission to Apprehend Suspect

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu works! And it should arguably be taught to law enforcement officers everywhere; not just because of their own safety, but also because of the safety of the suspects. Police...

Relson Gracie Talks About a Nightclub Altercation He Had In Hawaii at Age 68

Relson Gracie is a Jiu-Jitsu legend. A few months ago, the red belt was involved in a fight in Hawaii; where he (68 years old!) faced a man that was around 40 years old. The fight ensued in a...

Security Guard Uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Confrontational Man

Knowing even just a little bit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can take you a long way in dealing with threatening situations. While it’s good to mix BJJ with other (striking) martial arts if you want...

Bas Rutten: “I’d Never Throw the First Punch Against a Civilian”

Bas Rutten has been in a lot of street fights (around 35, in his own words). But when you’re a bouncer like Rutten was prior to his professional MMA career, that comes as something natural; and...

Bellator Veteran Joe Schilling Altercation with Bar Patron: Claims Self-Defense

Joe Schilling, a Bellator veteran, was involved in a physical altercation with another person in a bar. Watch the video on the Twitter link below to see what happened: This mothe**ucker pumpfaked at...

Opinion: BJJ Is Not Enough If You Want To Learn Self Defense

Everyone has different reasons for starting Jiu Jitsu. Some want to lose weight and become healthier, others were persuaded by their friends, and some were recommended a video (thanks, Youtube...

BJJ Chokes That Will Keep You Safe In A Street Altercation

It goes without saying that your goal should always be to not get involved in any sort of a street fight. It’s best to just deescalate the situation by talking with the other side; or, if that...

How To Use The T-Shirt To Set Up Massive Throws For Self Defense

„There’s no Gi in the streets man, that Jiu Jitsu/Judo stuff wouldn’t work on me.“ How many times have you heard that sentence being uttered? You’ve probably defended the...