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Tom DeBlass’s Advice for BJJ Beginners: “Keep Jiu-Jitsu A Game, Keep It Fun”

Are you interested in starting out with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Or have you already begun training… But somewhat feel overwhelmed by the entire ordeal? Tom DeBlass understands what you’re...

Tom DeBlass: “It Really Grinds My Gears When Dudes Don’t Know How To Train Properly With Females”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone. For young and old, male and female, injured and not-injured-just-yet… It’s a fantastic martial art. But, it still requires you to learn how to handle...

Tom DeBlass Shares Advice For BJJ Instructors: “Give Equal Attention To People”

BJJ instructors don’t have it easy. They have to take care of the training curriculum, of class itself, of how students perform in training and in competition… As well as if they’re...

Tom DeBlass: “I Take TRT – It Can Greatly Benefit Thousands Of Men”

There’s quite a bit of commotion about testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in the world of both professional and amateur athletes, as well as everyday folk. And while some say that...

Garry Tonon: “I Am Forever Grateful For The Things I Learned From Tom DeBlass”

It was Tom DeBlass’ birthday a few weeks ago. And one of the best presents he could’ve received was the one from Garry Tonon – who wrote an emotional Instagram post about Tom and how grateful...

Tom DeBlass Featured by Forbes Magazine: „As Long As You’re Resilient, You Can Do It“

Effort, persistence, discipline and resilience pay off – just ask Tom DeBlass. Years ago, he opened up his first BJJ school as a brown belt (and after quitting his teaching job), charging $20,000...

Tom DeBlass: “A Couple Times Training A Week Is More Than Enough”

So you’ve started training later in life and you’re not a professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete… But you want to train almost as if you were one. And the reason? It’s...

Jiu-Jitsu Is Supposed To Be Your Outlet – So Don’t Leave Training Stressed

Be honest with us… How many times have you been done with your Jiu-Jitsu class, only to feel frustrated and stressed out about it afterwards? Perhaps things weren’t going your way. Maybe...

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...

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...

The Power Of Jiu-Jitsu: How Kyle, BJJ Brown Belt, Pressure-Tapped a 260lbs Bodybuilder

There’s no denying it… Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be a true superpower once you get good at it. It makes you tougher and better able to overcome hardships, both in training and life in...

Tom DeBlass: “Jiu-Jitsu Students, Lower Your Expectations”

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is fun… But can sometimes be extraordinarily difficult on the mind, too. Especially when you get into the trap of comparing yourself to other, more skilled training...

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...

Tom DeBlass Opens Up for CNN: “I Was Sexually Abused As A Child”

One of the most well-known and appreciated BJJ athletes and coaches, Tom DeBlass, recently published his very own autobiography! “How You Bear It: Triumph And Resilience In Life” reached #1 on...

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...

Tom DeBlass Publishes Autobiography: “How You Bear It: Triumph And Resilience In Life”

Tom DeBlass is one of the best-known and most appreciated individuals in the BJJ community. A BJJ black belt under Ricardo Almeida, he has had a successful winning spree in both grappling and MMA;...

Bouncer Who Choked Out Dillon Danis Has First Training Session with Tom DeBlass

It’s no secret that Tom DeBlass – like many other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes – doesn’t have the highest opinion of Dillon Danis. He called out Danis multiple times on his...