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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...

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...

Reasons Why Law Enforcement Officers Should Learn Jiu Jitsu

Police Self Defense training is very specific. Police officers have to learn self defense for both armed and unarmed situations. They need to use a martial art that can subdue a criminal suspect...

Which Is Better For Self-Defense: BJJ Or Judo? Here’s What Matters

Is it better to have trained BJJ or Judo when a self-defense situation arises? If you’re a Jiujiteiro, then this might not be what you want to hear… But it’s something that you...

Law Enforcement and Security Techniques That Just Don’t Work

You’ve probably had a chance to see all of those inefficient martial arts techniques on Instagram, Youtube and similar, right? And, while it seems that they are often a laughing stock for some...

Jeet Kune Do & BJJ Instructor Robert Parmakovski On The limitations of BJJ As A Self Defense Art

  Robert Parmakovski is a world class Jeet Kune Do instructor and purple belt under Roy Harris. He has academies¬†in France, Sydney and Melbourne.For more info on Mr Parmakovski’s Bio...