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Bo Nickal Shares How He Beat An Entire BJJ School During His First Class

Bo Nickal has excelled in professional MMA, finishing all five of his UFC fights in the very first round. Most of them via submission. He is also a three-time NCAA Division 1 wrestling national...

BJJ White Belt Advice: Stuck In Closed Guard? Just Stand Up

Closed guard is a dangerous place to be in for the one on top. Your opponent has so many options and you, realistically have very few. You either have to open it or force a submission. You need to...

Even White Belts Can Use This Side Control Escape Technique

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

[Watch] Mark Zuckerberg Argues With Referee At A BJJ Tournament

Mark Zuckerberg  – Meta founder and CEO, as well as a BJJ white belt – competed in his first Jiu-Jitsu tournament a few days ago, in the masters lightweight division. Representing Dave...

Caio Terra’s Advice For White Belts: “Don’t Focus Too Much On Trying To Get Better”

You’re a BJJ white belt, in the search for advice from experienced athletes… So why not listen to the advice from Caio Terra, a 12x world champion? Terra emphasizes that white belts...

BJJ Basics: Defending The Double Leg Takedown With A Sprawl

A “sprawl” is a defensive technique used to escape takedown attempts. It is commonly used in mixed martial arts and grappling-based combat styles such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wrestling....

[Watch] Video Surfaces Of Incident Where Instructor Left BJJ White Belt Paralyzed

The tragic accident that left Jack Greener, a BJJ white belt, quadriplegic has made a shock wave in the Jiu-Jitsu world. It was reported that during one of the classes, Greener’s coach placed...

BJJ White Belt, Left Paralyzed By Coach During Class, Awarded $46 Million By The Jury

Jack Greener enrolled into the “Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club” back in 2018. During one of the classes, the BJJ white belt was pinned to the mat by a coach, who placed his entire bodyweight on...

John Danaher Shares The First 2 Skills Every BJJ White Belt Should Learn

Let’s say that you just started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… That you’re a fresh BJJ white belt and that you’re kind of confused. There are so many techniques and positions...

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...

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...

Jocko Willink & Dean Lister: “100 Start Training BJJ, 40 Get The Blue Belt, <1 Get The Black Belt"

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people start training it with each passing year… But that isn’t to say that lots of people will be able to keep...

Jocko Willink Recalls The First Time He Got Tapped Out: “In Less Than A Minute”

How was the first encounter with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for you? It was, probably, a mix of sudden humbleness and excitement at once… Because you couldn’t believe that you could get tapped...

Struggles of a Female BJJ White Belt: Sweaty & Hairy Guys, Smelly Gis

Sweaty guys, hairy chests, smelly Gis, and close spaces. Your academy certainly has the perfect ingredients to scare away every woman in town. That’s right! Jiu-Jitsu can certainly be intimidating...

[Watch] 250lb Purple Belt Slams 140lb Juvenile Blue Belt On His Head

Ego can be a dangerous thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Especially if left unchecked – as it can lead to bad situations. To serious injuries, even. And that’s exactly what happened at...

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...

The Real Reason Why Belt Rank Doesn’t Matter In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Yeah, you’ve probably heard others say it time and time again… That belt rank doesn’t matter in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And yet, no matter how many times they say it, you still...

Are You Making These 5 Beginner BJJ Mistakes?

Here’s the deal: everyone makes mistakes from time to time. And that’s fine, especially in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – because how else are you going to learn? However, if...

Get Promoted To Blue Belt Faster – Cheat Code For Faster Progress in BJJ

If you’re a white belt – whether you’re fresh out of your second class or if you’ve already spent some time on the mats – chances are that you can’t wait to get your blue...

BJJ Term “Spaz” Declared As A Slur By Woke Culture – Because Of Beyoncé

Image Credits: Beyoncé Instagram The term “spaz” in BJJ often refers to beginners who try to escape a position through lack of coordination and technique – with frantic,...

Jocko Willink: “I Was 19 Years Old When I First Trained BJJ…”

How old were you when you first found out about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? And how old were you when you went for your first training session? Jocko Willink was just 19 years old when he rolled for the...

„Am I… Am I The Rest Round In My Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School?“

Don’t tell us… The other people in your BJJ school have started crushing you, haven’t they? In particular, there are some of those higher belts that seem to be tapping you out over...

BJJ White Belts Should Work On Defense More Than On Submissions

Hey, we get it! You’ve recently become a part of the BJJ white belts tribe and you’re so eager about learning and applying submissions! But, hear us out: for now, you’re going to be much better...

Opinion: BJJ White Belts Shouldn’t Have Their Own “Style”

Being a BJJ white belt is a stressful period in one’s Jiu-Jitsu life. It’s full of failures, doubts about whether or not you’re really “cut out” for this martial...