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Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I Treat My Mother Like A Queen”

Khabib Nurmagomedov remains resolute in his decision to stay retired – mainly because it’s been a promise that he’s made to his mother. At a recent “Class A Events”...

“Jiu-Jitsu Is Not An Easy Lifestyle, It’s A Difficult Lifestyle” – Caio Terra On Success In BJJ

No matter how much you love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, if you want to succeed in it as a competitor… It’s not going to be an easy path. Far from it. Caio Terra knows that well. As a 12-time...

Lachlan Giles On Becoming A Successful Competitor: “A Problem Solving Approach Played A Large Part”

How do you become a successful competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Sure, there are many facets to success; such as training hard, being consistent, resting properly, and so on. However, a lot of it...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

Stop Trying To Make Your BJJ “Perfect” – Here’s A Better Alternative

Are you someone who would (if they could) train 2x per day, every day of the week? You’d like to make your Jiu-Jitsu as perfect as possible… And when you fail at it, it tends to make you...

John Danaher: “An Athlete Must See Through The Illusion Of Competition”

Do you get nervous before competition? That’s to be expected – after all, you want to put on a good performance and for the hard work you’ve invested to pay off. But what if...

Want A Fast Win In A BJJ Match? Go For A Heel Hook

Would you like to become known as the athlete who wins BJJ matches fast, perhaps in the opening seconds? Then your best bet would be to go for a Leg Lock. More specifically – for the Heel Hook....

Felipe Pena: “Being An Athlete, Especially In Brazil, Is Very Hard”

Almost every successful person has a come-up story that was full of obstacles and doubters… And it’s no different for the vast majority of BJJ competitors – including Felipe Pena....

John Danaher: “Self-Confidence Doesn’t Come From Words…”

How do you develop self-confidence when, for example, preparing for a BJJ competition? Is there any sort of a “mental preparation” that you can do, any sort of mental training? Well,...

Khabib Reveals Harsh Training Conditions: “No Wi-Fi And No Showers”

There’s no success without sacrifice. And Khabib Nurmagomedov understands that all too well – because he has had to go through some harsh training conditions in order to become the...

Gordon Ryan To Take Business Partner To Court For Mishandling His Website

Gordon Ryan has found himself in an unfavorable situation with an unnamed business partner. Namely, the business partner – who’s also Ryan’s friend – has been mishandling...

Rener Gracie Reveals Why He Chose Teaching Jiu-Jitsu Rather Than Competing

There’s no denying the fact that Rener Gracie is one of the most influential and charismatic figures in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As well as one of the most successful ones. But why did Rener never...

Leo Sammarelli: Partially Paralyzed BJJ Athlete That Competes Against Non-Disabled Athletes

Leo Sammarelli was an aspiring boxer and MMA fighter, before an accident paralyzed him from the waist down. However, unwilling to give up martial arts, Sammarelli today competes in Jiu-Jitsu…...

BJJ Advice: To Become A Successful Competitor, You Need To Have Self Reliance

Yes, time training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is – for the most part – spent with your training partners. But, when the day approaches that you have to go out and compete… Then...

Gordon Ryan: “My Goal For BJJ Is To Get Athletes Paid & Make The Sport Mainstream”

Gordon Ryan made history over the previous weekend, having won his division and the superfight at the 2022 ADCC World Championships. And he’s made a lot of money along the way, too: This ADCC,...

Jocko Willink: “Jiu-Jitsu Had An Incredible Life Impact On Me”

There’s no denying the fact that Jocko Willink – former member of SEAL Team 3, as well as a famous author & podcaster – is one of the individuals which are most responsible for...

Investment Expert Explains How Success In Business & Martial Arts is Really Similar

An investment expert in the field of cryptocurrencies, businessman, and digital influencer Antônio Neto Ais recently had an opportunity to train with the legendary Rogério Minotouro. Being...

Caio Terra: “I Age Like Everyone Else… But Once I Hit 80, Things Started To Hurt A Little More”

Caio Terra is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. He earned his BJJ black belt in just 3 years of training and is a 12x world champion; as well as one of the most appreciated...

Demetrious Johnson: “I Was Hustling By Myself”

Demetrious Johnson is a former UFC and current ONE Championship Flyweight champion. However, the superbly successful MMA fighter (and BJJ brown belt) has had a rough childhood. He was raised by his...

How To Attract New Members Into Your BJJ Gym?

If you’re a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy owner, then you’re well-aware of the stress that acquiring new members can bring. For, if you aren’t successful in getting new people to...

John Danaher: “Gordon Has Supreme Confidence – That’s Why People Like Him”

When it comes to Gordon Ryan, the people in the BJJ community tend to either like him… Or hate him. But whichever of the two sides you’re on, you’ll probably agree that Gordon is...

Keenan Cornelius: “Size Matters – Also With Grappling Gyms”

If you’re someone who wants to open your very own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/grappling academy, one of the problems you’re probably facing is the facility you’d hold your classes in. For...

Gordon Ryan’s Book Reaches #1 New Release On Amazon (On Preorder)

Gordon Ryan, arguably the best no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete of all time, recently announced that he’s writing a book. The “Young & Successful: Practices, Principles, And Lessons...

BJJ Advice: Focus On The End Goal & The Details Will Fall Into Place

When you train, you come to understand that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a weird sport. Because, it seems both complicated and simple at the same time – with a lot of oscillations between the two...