Feel Like Your Jiu-Jitsu Is All Over The Place? Here’s How...

A lot of experienced jiu-jitsu practitioners have their own "game," whether that means working from guard, being a leg locker, or basing your strategy...

Dear White Belt: Seriously, Just Tap

I wish that someone had really emphasized the importance of tapping early when I'd just started jiu-jitsu. I was (and am) stubborn, and I'd always...

5 Reasons To Start Training BJJ When You Move To A...

Moving to a new town is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start in life with the opportunity to totally reinvent yourself. At the...

Rhalan Gracie: When Teaching Beginners, Stick With The Fundamentals

Budo Jake, a BJJ black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr., is also the owner of Budo Videos and produces the awesome "Rolled Up" series,...

5 Ways To Leave Your BJJ School Without Burning Bridges

Break-ups aren’t easy and neither is leaving a Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym. In life we all graduate and move onto to the next phase or...

How To Convince Someone To Try BJJ (Without Scaring Them Off)

I know, I know — Brazilian jiu-jitsu is the best, it's for everyone, and if you're not doing jiu-jitsu, you're missing out on the greatest thing...

Am I wasting my time by training only 1-2 times a...

As a way to draw inspiration and occasionally troll, I am an avid lurker on reddit…  I recently came across an interesting question about...
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Three Tips For Bigger Guys And Gals On Improving Their Brazilian...

Little Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners aren't the only ones who have it hard on the mats. Believe it or not, the over-185-pound guys and gals...

5 Benefits Upper Belts Can Gain From Rolling With New White...

We have all been the brand new white belt that nobody wants to roll with during our first few open mats. Yet, when we...

7 Things You Can Do With Your Hands In A BJJ...

You can master the worm guard or advanced heel hook techniques, but can you ever really master what to do with your hands when...