How To Transform From “That Guy” Into An Evolved Training Partner

The Dr. Phil of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, "Chewy" Albin of Derby City MMA, takes on an issue this week that affects at least...

4 Ways To Make Money At Jiu-Jitsu Without Teaching

I’ve always known I loved martial arts. I loved the people, the culture, and even the business. What’s more, I thought I...

5 Signs You’re Training In A Healthy Gym Environment

If you're fairly new to the jiu-jitsu scene or you've simply spent a lot of time training at one BJJ academy, you...

How “Reverse-Engineering” Your Jiu-Jitsu Can Help You Learn Faster

Many people teach and refine jiu-jitsu moves from the very beginning of a technique sequence. However, you may find that you learn...

How To Heal From BJJ Burnout

There are some people who are completely obsessed with jiu-jitsu. They can train three times a day, then go home and watch...

BJJ Legend Fabio Gurgel Gives Crucial Advice For Older Grapplers Struggling...

Passing guard is hard enough, but it certainly doesn't get easier with age. Being an older grappler comes with its own unique...

Why You Should Get Up At The Buttcrack Of Dawn To...

Before I even get into the meat of this article, I need to emphasize that I'm not a morning person. Not in...

A Comforting Reminder To White Belts Who Can’t Remember Techniques

Being able to remember jiu-jitsu techniques is something that even experienced practitioners struggle with, so it's no wonder that this is one...

Dear White Belt: That New Technique Will Make A Lot More...

Unless you're naturally athletic or have been training for a long time, learning techniques in jiu-jitsu is hard. We have to force...

Honestly, Ditch The Resolution And Come To Jiu-Jitsu Just Because You’ll...

Being friends with jiu-jitsu people when you don't train has to be exhausting. Truly, I get it --- it's all we talk...