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The Fundamental Difference Between Being an Adult World Champion Versus Being...

“It took me 18 years of breaking my back to win a gold medal at the Pan-American Championships in the Adult Black Belt division.” This...

How To Tell If That Video Is A Bullsh*t Technique

Every other week or so, a student will come to to the gym all excited holding their phone. "Did you see this?!?!" they will gush...

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...