Reader Question: I Think I Overtrain And Wonder If I Would...

I find that I overtrain and think I need to be at class every day to make more progress, but in truth, I get...

Chaining Submission Attempts Together

In a recent Article on Jiujitsu Times : https://www.jiujitsutimes.com/submission-drought/ I discussed the concept of changing your submission strategy from straightforward, single attacks to combinations and subterfuge. There...

MMA Fighter’s Touching Post Fight Moment Caught On Camera

Breastfeeding and martial arts. For a long time, those two words wouldn't have been associated in the same sentence, but world champion athletes like...

The Importance Of Fight Simulation Training Within The Jiu-Jitsu Journey

We hear it all the time. Royce Gracie, UFC 1, jiu jitsu, most effective martial art out there, so on and so forth. I...

A Dojo Divided

The subject of tribalism in Brazilian jiu-jitsu has come up several times in recent years. Whether it’s religion, politics, or yes, even that fun...

A Discussion On Getting Tapped By Surprisingly Skilled White Belts

Reader question: How do you deal with new (I.e. maybe wrestlers, or just those bigger than you) douchey people who sub you and also subs...

Very Very Sneaky: How To Disguise Your Submission Attempts

When we're looking to have a complete jiu-jitsu game, we need to pay attention to takedowns, be proficient in both top and bottom games,...

Submissions Drying Up? Here’s Why

An experienced blue belt and I were chatting following the end of rolling. He had a problem that was arising. His submissions were drying...

Where To Focus Most Of Your Energy When You Start BJJ

We've had an influx of new students at my gym over the last several months, and it's AWESOME! New students means new training partners,...

Is ‘Creonte’ Culture Becoming Extinct?

Is "Creonte" BJJ culture slowly becoming extinct? As the art and sport of BJJ spread throughout the world, the culture of jiu-jitsu and academies...