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Extremely Successful BJJ Competitors All Have These 5 Habits

Do you want to compete regularly and bring medals home? If so, then you need to get your training and overall approach to BJJ in check – you need to start thinking about the broader picture, as...

Caio Terra Reveals What He Did To Be Able To Earn a BJJ Black Belt in 3 Years of Training

Caio Terra is one of the best roosterweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. He is a 12x BJJ black belt world champion who has earned his black belt in… Wait for it… Three...

Jasmine Rocha: “You Don’t Have To Be Good At Jiu-Jitsu”

Do you ever feel stressed out because you don’t feel that you’re as good at Jiu-Jitsu as you wished you were? Well, Jasmine Rocha – daughter of the legendary Vagner Rocha –...

Josh Hinger’s Pre-Competition Warm-Up Formula: “You’re Worried About Getting Too Tired…”

Figuring out what to do for your warm-up before your (first) competition match at a tournament can be quite difficult. Should you warm up your joints? Do some yoga? Run? Do some flow rolls? Well,...

#1 Advice To Improve In Jiu-Jitsu: Let Good Positions Work For You

When you begin training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you often get gassed out really quickly. And not just because you don’t have the cardio – but also because you don’t know how to move...

Tom DeBlass Explains The Key To Longevity In BJJ: “Not Submitting Everyone On The Mats”

Does it feel good to submit (almost) everyone on the mats? It sure does. But is it the most important thing for longevity in the sport? Well, Tom DeBlass doesn’t think so. Here’s what he...

“I’m A BJJ Hobbyist In A Class Full Of Competitors… What Should I Do?”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a hobbyist in a class full of competitors can indeed present a unique set of challenges, but it also offers a range of benefits. Here are some steps you can take to...

How To Deal With Getting Older In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is universally renowned as a martial art that welcomes all ages, genders, and skill levels. It’s a sport that promises lifelong learning and physical engagement,...

Caio Terra: “Jiu-Jitsu Is Not The Healthiest Thing To Do When You Do It Too Much”

If you want to succeed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – whatever “success” means to you – you’ll need to be willing to push through a lot of hard work and quite a bit of...

How To Keep Your Motivation In BJJ If You’re Getting Manhandled All The Time?

Maintaining motivation in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, especially when you find yourself frequently overpowered by larger opponents, can indeed be challenging. However, with the right mindset and approach,...

John Danaher: “No One Cares If You Got A Black Belt”

What does it take to earn a black belt Brazilian in Jiu-Jitsu? Well, it takes a lot of effort, focus, and a lot of overcoming of failure… But, the truth is, that you’ll probably get your...

Not Improving In BJJ? Training Harder Isn’t The Answer

Reaching a plateau in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be frustrating. You might be putting in countless hours on the mat, rolling and drilling, but see no significant improvements. This common scenario leads...

Should You Wear a Cup for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a combat sport. And, even though it’s often called “the Gentle Art”, injuries do happen… And not just injuries, but nasty hits as well – for...

Confidence To Be Wrong: A Must In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

There are a lot of types of confidence in Jiu-Jitsu. The confidence to go for a submission that doesn’t seem fully set up. The confidence to try an escape, even though you’re not sure of...

Tom DeBlass’s Advice for Young BJJ Athletes: “Competing Doesn’t Pay The Bills”

So you’re a young BJJ athlete who wants to make a name for himself in the sport? More importantly, you want to make a living off of Jiu-Jitsu – and you’re highly motivated to make...

Caio Terra’s Precious Advice For Those Worried About Getting Promoted

Sure, we get it. You want to be promoted to the next belt level – heck, you might even feel that you’re ready for it. But the promotion isn’t coming and you’re kind of...

Lachlan Giles Reveals How To Improve In BJJ With Limited Time

Wouldn’t it be great if all you could do during the day is train, think, and watch stuff about Jiu-Jitsu? Well, there’s other stuff that needs attending to. Such as your family, your...

John Danaher: “The Outcome Of A Match Is Settled Before Athletes Step On The Mat”

There’s a lot that comes into play when a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match starts… There are a lot of factors that will dictate who will win, and luck is certainly one of them. However, as...

Buchecha Shares His Secret To Success: “Doesn’t Matter If It’s In Your Sport, In Your Personal Life…”

With 13 BJJ black belt world titles and 2 ADCC championship titles to his name, as well as being one of the top ranked ONE Championship MMA fighters, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is among...

Stop Jiu-Jitsu From Destroying Your Body

Written by Kieren Lefevre. Jiu Jitsu is destroying your body. You must pay a fee every time you step onto the mats. No, I’m not talking about your gym membership fees but the cost to your body....

John Danaher Reveals How To Deal With Scary Situations In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

What are some of the scariest situations you’ve found yourself in, when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, no matter what your answer may be, John Danaher has the solution: knowledge....

Kit Dale: “Not Being Good At Takedowns Comes With Many Problems”

Yeah, we get it – you’re not that good with takedowns. You never were and you, kind of, believe that takedowns just aren’t your “thing”. But here’s the problem: if...

Are IBJJF Tournaments Tougher Than Local BJJ Competitions Are?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments, whether local or international, each present their unique challenges and opportunities. As you prepare to transition from local tournaments to your first IBJJF...

Rodrigo Cavaca Shares A Winning BJJ Habit (That He’s Used Since Blue Belt)

Rodrigo Cavaca is one of the best BJJ athletes to have ever step foot on the mats. He’s won the IBJJF World Championship title (2010), the IBJJF European Championship title (in 2009 and 2010), and...