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Using a 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...

[Watch] Street Altercation In Brazil Ends With A Technical Guillotine Choke & Armbar

The grim reality is that a lot of people living in Brazil are poor or are on the edge of poverty. Crime rates tend to be high in certain areas, and a big part of the population is left to fend for...

[Watch] Bouncer Takes Back, Puts Guy Into Perfect Triangle Choke

When working as a part of law enforcement – or at any sort of a security job, such as working as a bouncer – it’s a good idea to learn at least some Jiu-Jitsu… As it will keep...

[Watch] BJJ Guy Uses Heel Hook In Street Fight

The best street fight is the one you evade… But if it ever comes to the need to defend yourself, knowing some Jiu-Jitsu could be useful. Even Leg Locks, such as the Heel Hook. In the video...

“Tactical Unarmed Combat” – Brazil’s New Format Of Submission Grappling

Combate Tático Desarmado – or “Tactical Unarmed Combat” – is a new format of submission grappling, developed in Brazil. The first event under this format took place on...

[Watch] Highschool Kid Takes Down Police Officer With Body Lock Takedown

Training martial arts for law enforcement should be a must. Especially for police officers… Which a recently viral video, displaying a police officer trying to break up a fight between two...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Tim Kennedy: “If They Can Touch Your Face When You’re Grappling, You’re Doing It Wrong”

Tim Kennedy is a Strikeforce and UFC veteran, a Green Beret and Special Forces Ranger; but also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. He’s also big on criticizing the “sport” aspect of...

Mark Muñoz, ex-UFC Fighter, Loses High School Job After Allegedly Allowing Students To Fight

Mark Muñoz is an ex-UFC fighter who fought against the likes of Loyoto Machida and Chris Wideman, and has even beaten Demian Maia back in 2011. He retired in 2015 and became a high school wrestling...