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Should You Ever Not Tap Out In BJJ? John Danaher Shares His Opinion

Tapping is the most important move in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It makes it possible for you to keep training and competing for years to come, and it also opens up more learning and rolling opportunities....

Mackenzie Dern On Being Too Respectful With Submissions: “I’ll Have To Be A Bit Meaner”

Mackenzie Dern is one of the best BJJ specialists in the history of the UFC. However, despite being more dominant on the ground than her previous two opponents – Marina Rodriguez and Tecia...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...

Islam Makhachev: Referee Ignored The Verbal Tap from Dan Hooker

Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker went to battle at UFC 267, and it was Makhachev who ultimately emerged victorious; submitting Hooker just three minutes in, with a superbly set up Kimura. However, the...

UFC Referee Mark Smith on Knowing When to Stop Submissions

Being a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or a mixed martial arts competitor is hard enough… So could you imagine being a referee? It’s upon the referees to make a good judgement call when it comes to...

Is It WRONG To Tap Out Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. After you’ve been training for quite some time, there will come a moment or two when you’ll – to your surprise – have an...

What The Way You TAP OUT In Jiu Jitsu Says About You

Do you know what’s the number one thing you’ll do at training; the most frequent one, that is? No, it’s not Hip Escapes, not any sort of a drill, nor any submission or escape that...