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Lucas Lepri Talks Steroids: “Which Is More Important – A Title Or Your Mental Health?”

Lucas Lepri is a multiple time IBJJF world champion, who won every world lightweight title from 2014 to 2019. Today, he is proud of these accomplishments – even more so because he never took...

Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Championship Chairman & BJJ Brown Belt: “Happiness Stems From Living An Authentic Life”

It’s easy to compare your journey to the journeys of others… To gauge how well you’re doing in comparison to them. And to, in the process, get sad about how “little”...

Gordon Ryan Shares A Powerful Sentence That John Danaher Told Him When He Was 17 Years Old

There are a lot of components to becoming successful; most of which are to be found in simply being consistent with whatever it is that you’re doing. However, some of those things happen only...

Fabio Gurgel: “I Was 15 Years Old When I Understood I Wanted To Live Off Jiu-Jitsu”

Not many people can claim that they’ve found their life purpose when they were teenagers. However, Fabio Gurgel is one of them. Now a CEO and head coach of the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Team, Gurgel...

Do You Follow These 10 Jiu-Jitsu Commandments?

If you want to be (at least reasonably) successful at anything that you do, then it’s a good idea to follow through a set number of rules which will make your success more easily attained. And...

Andrew Wiltse Starts A Business: “This Is A Passion Project & It’s Going To Succeed”

Andrew Wiltse is one of those athletes whom you can’t help but enjoy watching compete. His unique, “buzzsaw” game has earned him many grappling fans around the world; but it’s...

Roberto Aguilar, 76 Years Old, Promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Romulo Barral

You know what they say: it’s never too late to become who you’re meant to be. And it’s never too late to start doing what you love; so, if you haven’t started training...

Kit Dale: “Do Jiu-Jitsu Professionally Only If You Love The Journey”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been experiencing exponential growth in the last couple of years; both on the amateur and professional scenes alike. So, it’s not just that a lot of people are rolling...

Buchecha: “My Whole Life I’ve Been Passionate About Jiu-Jitsu And I Worked Hard”

What’s the secret ingredient to success? Well, there isn’t just one, but there are two ingredients: passion and hard work. In other words, you’ve got to be passionate about whatever...

Destroy Anxiety Before BJJ Competition With These 2 Mindset Shifts

So you’re on your way to your first, second, or a hundredth BJJ competition… Awesome! It’s going to be a great experience, no matter whether you win or lose the matches. However, as...

John Danaher Explains The Importance Of Asking The Right Questions In BJJ

There are many roads to progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and all of them are paved with training. With giving it your all and being focused to the max while on the mats. However, there are many other...

Felipe Costa On Becoming Good In BJJ: “Be The First To Arrive & Last To Leave”

Felipe Costa is one of those BJJ competitors and coaches that almost everyone in the Jiu-Jitsu community has a good word to say about. And for good reason; his demeanor towards others is filled with...

Robert Drysdale: “Going To The Gym Was As Natural As Sleeping”

Almost everyone who continues training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after the first couple of months (and years) has come to, in one way or another, fall in love with Arte Suave. If you’re one of those...

Dean Lister: “All Those Difficulties In Life? It’s All Just A Test”

Dean Lister is one of the most admired and respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of all time. A 2x ADCC Champion and one of the early pioneers in versatile Leg Lock use, he is one of the names that...

Firas Zahabi on Developing a Powerful Mindset: “It All Comes Down To Narratives”

It isn’t enough to merely have the skills to do something well; but you also have to be superbly confident about going into the challenge – whatever kind of a challenge it may be. Be it...

John Danaher: “You Need To Establish A Daily Routine If You Want To Be Successful”

If you want to be successful at something, you’ve got to build the skills that are going to distinguish you from everyone else. And the best way to build those skills is through establishing a...

Cole Abate: “I Was 8 When I Really Started Committing Myself To Jiu-Jitsu”

Not a lot of people can say that they knew what they wanted to do back in their teenage days… Heck, a lot of us even today don’t know what we want to do! Let alone back when we were 15 or...

Gui Mendes on Being a BJJ Coach: “Put So Much Work Into It That You See Results”

Gui Mendes is not just one of the most successful BJJ athletes of all time – who won 4 IBJJF World Championships – but he’s also one of the world’s best contemporary coaches;...

Tom DeBlass: “When I Was 23, My Girlfriend Laughed at My Dream To Open a BJJ School”

As you climb towards success – in BJJ and everything else in life – you’re going to encounter some obstacles. Unfortunately, those obstacles will sometimes be the people you deeply...

Donald Cerrone Shares Invaluable Advice with Young Fighters: “You Have To Keep Elevating Everything”

If you’re a young BJJ athlete or/and a mixed martial arts fighter, it’s a good idea to listen to those who’ve been in the game longer than you have… And to pick up on their,...

Robert Drysdale: “Why Do You Do BJJ And What Does It Mean For You?”

Robert Drysdale is one of the top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes of his generation and one of the rare competitors that have managed to beat the legendary Marcelo Garcia. A black belt under Leonardo...

Mark Ormrod, BJJ Blue Belt & Triple-Amputee, Completes 24h BJJ Rolling Challenge

Mark Ormrod, who is a BJJ blue belt, a military veteran, and a triple-amputee, finished a 24-hour BJJ rolling challenge with an aim of soliciting donations to Reorg. Reorg is an organization that...

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...

Tom DeBlass Autobiography Reaches #1 Bestseller on Amazon

Tom DeBlass is one of the most well-known Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches. He is a black belt under Ricardo Almeida, and is a successful BJJ and MMA athlete. However, at the moment, he is...