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Keenan Cornelius Explains How To Keep Your Students As A BJJ Academy Owner

Are you a BJJ coach and/or academy owner? If so, then one of the biggest worries that you probably have is student retention. That is: how are you supposed to keep your students motivated for...

Jocko Willink’s Advice For BJJ White Belts: “Keep Your Ego In Check”

Just started out with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Amazing! You’re probably having a great time, practicing this awesome martial art – especially when it comes to sparring, i.e. the rolling part...

Gordon Ryan Explains How To Build Confidence: “Positive Results Over Time, In The Gym”

So you want to build confidence on the mats (and maybe in life in general)… But how should you go about it? Well, first of all, it’s important to understand that whenever you try...

BJJ Advice: Always Attack From An Angle – Never From The Front

Concepts are just as important as techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Or maybe even more important – because they can be utilized across a wide variety of moves. For example, a really...

Do Women Face A Hurdle When Starting Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Weighs In

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a gift… That will not just give you better physical fitness, but it will also grant you better self-confidence, self-respect, new friendships and experiences,...

Fabio Gurgel: “A Coach Shouldn’t Feed The Athlete’s Ego”

What makes for a good Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach? Well, Fabio Gurgel believes that there is no “big secret”. You have to invest time and effort into your craft, plus provide opportunities...

Should You Chase Perfection In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

You want to get better, you want to improve as much as you can… And yeah, you want to come as close to perfection as possible – but should you really strive for that? That is,...

Danielle Kelly Explains How To Know When (Not) To Tap Out

The recent bout between Mikey Musumeci and Gantumur Bayanduuren has shown what can happen when you don’t tap out to a submission… Especially if it’s a Leg Lock, as Bayanduuren...

Dean Lister’s Advice For Young Grapplers: “Relax And Don’t Give Up”

So you’d like to become a professional submission grappling athlete? That’s a great goal. And, as it is the case with any great goal, it’s a good idea to listen to the advice of...

BJJ Advice: Fight Them With Your Legs

There generally isn’t such a thing as a “shortcut to success”. However, there are things that you could do to improve faster, no matter the area of your life – and it’s...

Invisible Habits: An Important Link In Your BJJ Success

Image Credits: Brian Glick Instagram Even if you’re not aware of them, there are some habits that you engage in while training and competing… That are hindering your improvement and...

Ricardo Almeida: “Don’t Be Lazy – Try To Work Around An Injury”

If you’ve ever been injured in BJJ, you know how frustrating it can be – because it inhibits your ability to train properly. However, something strange happens sometimes as a result of...

Robert Degle Shares 3 Things You Need To Heel Hook Someone

Ah, the way of the Heel Hook… There are so many variations to it out there and, if you learn a reasonable number of them, you’re sure to become a well-respected training partner and...

Danielle Kelly: “I Didn’t Have Much Support Coming Up”

Success doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of diligent work, discipline, and willingness to believe in oneself – even when no one else believes in you. And yes, it can sometimes be...

Jeff Glover’s Advice For The Younger Generation: “Injuries Don’t Bother You When You Are In Your 20’s”

If you’re in your 20’s and you’re training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… You might be tempted to train as much as possible, as hard as possible, and as often as possible. And, while...

Georges St-Pierre: “You Need To Face Adversity At A Young Age”

How do you become strong and resilient, both in Jiu-Jitsu and life alike? It’s simple, really: by facing adversity. And the earlier you face it in life, the better off you will be. Georges...

Kit Dale: “People Don’t Give A Sh*t Whether You Tap, Whether You Lose”

Would you like to keep training BJJ for years, even decades to come? If that’s the case, then you should stay as injury-free as possible… And a great way not to stay away from injuries is...

John Danaher Shares Two Demands That All Successful Coaches Have To Satisfy

So you want to become a successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach? Well, if that is the case, then you should definitely be taking notes from one of the most successful BJJ coaches of all time –...

Brian Glick Shares Profound “Comfort Zone” Advice For BJJ Practitioners

There’s no going around it: if you want to succeed in anything, you have to step out of your comfort zone. This means doing the things that you don’t want to do, because you understand...

BJJ Advice: Here’s How To Consistently Use Your Favorite Move

If you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and stay consistent with it, it’s only a matter of time until you find your “favorite move”. However, there are some things that you should take...

Mikey Musumeci’s Advice For BJJ Beginners: “Take It Slow”

There’s going to be a ton of advice that you’ll receive when you first start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But none of them may be as valuable as the following advice from Mikey...

What Should You Learn In BJJ As A Purple Belt?

So you’re a freshly-minted BJJ purple belt, congratulations! It’s a fantastic achievement and you’re now one of the most dangerous people on the mats. That deserves a ton of respect, plus given...

BJJ Advice: Instead Of Looking For Shortcuts, Craft A Plan

It would be great if there were some shortcuts to becoming better in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wouldn’t it? Yeah… But, even though there are some things you could do to speed up your...

John Danaher: “You Need Time To Manifest Improvement”

The 2023 is upon us – and so is everyone’s New Year’s resolutions, one bigger than the other. But how are you supposed to achieve these goals? One thing is for certain:...