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What Does “Making Soup” Mean In Combat Jiu-Jitsu? Tim Kennedy Explains

There’s a world of difference between sports BJJ and combat BJJ… With one being fantastic for use in training and the other for real-life scenarios. Tim Kennedy – a BJJ black belt,...

Navy SEAL & BJJ Black Belt: “You Become A Target Just By The Way You Walk”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu comes with many benefits, including learning how to defend yourself properly. However, proper self-defense doesn’t start when things already go haywire; rather, it...

Joe Rogan Reveals How A “Humiliating Experience” Got Him To Train Wrestling

Everyone’s got a story to tell about how they got into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mixed martial arts (MMA), or any other martial art. And as far as Joe Rogan is concerned, he started training...

Tim Kennedy Explains Why It’s Important For Women To Get Self-Defense Training

Tim Kennedy is a BJJ black belt and UFC veteran, as well as a Green Beret and Special Forces Ranger. He’s also the owner of the Sheepdog Response company, which provides “civilians, law...

Boy Stands Up To Bully – Takes Him Down & Sinks In A Rear Naked Choke

Have you ever been bullied? If so, then you know how difficult it can be dealing with that on a day-to-day basis… Which is why it’s so important for kids to train martial arts, such as...

Chick-fil-A Employee Takes Down & Guillotine Chokes A Would-Be Carjacker

When push comes to shove… Do you take action – or do you remain a bystander? Well, this Chick-fil-A employee from Florida has taken action; against a would-be carjacker. The carjacker...

Jocko Willink’s Self-Defense Tips: “You May Look Like An Easy Target & Not Know It”

Image credits: Jocko Willink YouTube channel Self defense isn’t always about defending yourself in a bad situation. Rather, most of the time it needs to be about staying away from the bad...

Realities of Using Jiu-Jitsu 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...

[Watch] Renzo Gracie Seen In A Fight In New York Subway

Renzo Gracie was recently seen engaged in a fight, in a New York Subway. It is reported that the popular Gracie was having a conversation in Portuguese, with one of his fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officer Gets Guillotine Choked

Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu should be mandatory for law enforcement worldwide. And training should be done on a regular basis. Unfortunately, police officers receive little, if any grappling...

Racist Attacks Black MMA Fighter & His Family – Gets Choked Out Unconscious

Jordan Patrick Leahy has been convicted for hate crime after a Florida road rage incident last year, when he tried to force a Black person’s car off the road. Even then, the racist man found...

[Watch] BJJ Black Belt Squares Off Against An Alligator & Takes His Back

Some days are weirder than others… But when you see a BJJ black belt square off against an alligator, well, that one is surely going to make it to the top of your “weird days” list....

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Electric Scooter Thief (With A Rear Naked Choke)

It’s not everyday that you hear about a thief stealing something from an MMA academy… But it does happen – and it almost never ends well for the thief. Well, that’s exactly...

5 Tips To Avoid A Bad Situation On The Street

Sooner or later, you’ll find yourself in a potentially bad situation on the street. When that happens, you need to be prepared to evade – or confront – the situation. Professor Ryan Young, from...

How To Start In Self-Defense If You’re A Non-Fighter?

Let’s say that you’ve never fought in your life. That you don’t have any sort of a martial arts background… But that, nevertheless, you’re interested in learning self-defense. How are you,...

BJJ Black Belt Takes Down Suspect Wanted for Attacks on NYC Sidewalks

It was just a normal day for Ro Malabanan, a New York City resident who was heading to work on Wednesday. But then, he saw a man sucker-punch a construction worker, in a supposed random act of...

How To Use Back Control In A Life-Or-Death Situation?

Back control is the best position you can have in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s the control where your opponent has no other option other than to defend (just, please, do not cross your ankles) and...

Distance: The Most Important Factor When Using BJJ For Self-Defense

Ah, using BJJ for self-defense… The ever-present topic among Jiu-Jitsu students, especially among freshly minted first-stripe white belts and new blue belts. Here’s the thing. You should...

Joe Rogan: „There’s A Huge Gap Between A Trained Fighter & Regular Person“

You probably have that one friend who says something like: „You don’t know me when I’m angry bro“, or: „When things come to shove, I see red, you don’t want to be messing.“...

Tim Kennedy, BJJ Black Belt & Green Beret, Teaches BJJ Techniques For Weapon Takeaway

When faced with weapons in a street fight (or with street fights in general, for that matter), your best bet is to run away. No matter how skilled you are at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, streets aren’t...

Jocko Willink: “Don’t Use BJJ In Street Fights & When Outnumbered – Just Run Away”

We know. We know that you had the following question pop up in your head once or twice: “Jeez, I’m actually getting good at this Jiu-Jitsu thing. But I wonder, how well would I do in a street...

BJJ Advice: Treat Rolling With BJJ White Belts Like It’s A Fight

Ever had that feeling that, when you’re rolling with a (brand new) BJJ white belt, it’s almost as if it’s a life-or-death situation for them? Like, they’re going full force,...

[Watch] 3rd-Degree Gracie Black Belt Detains Man Before Police’s Arrest

Idriz Redžović is a 3rd-degree Gracie Black Belt who recently had an opportunity to put his BJJ skills to the test in a “live” setting. Namely, he took down a man who allegedly...

John Danaher: “Not All (Street) Confrontations Are Of Equal Intensity”

Street confrontations are something that you should evade by all means. However, when the push does come to shove, you want to be prepared. Which is one of the reasons why Jiu-Jitsu is so great....