3 Tips For Training With Injuries

Few things will test your resilience in BJJ like incurring a training injury that keeps you off the mats. Just when you started to gain...

Why Don’t BJJ Students Ask Questions?

I have observed a pattern in BJJ classes and numerous seminars over the years: most BJJ students are afraid to ask questions! Here are a...

What Should I Train To Become A Blue Belt?

Reader question: I want to ask a question. What are the skills a student needs to demonstrate to be a blue belt?" Jiu-Jitsu Times: Some...

Feel Grateful To Train BJJ

Sometimes getting to BJJ class can feel like another task on our to-do lists. This is especially true for those who have a full...
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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu For Federal Law Enforcement Officers

Yesterday, the Jiu-Jitsu Times posted a of video of an unarmed man pushing around three Swedish police officers. If you didn't see the video, you...

Old School BJJ More Exciting?

Is old school BJJ more exciting than the modern day IBJJF version? I say an emphatic "yes!" I was watching a few videos of old school...

Visiting Kron’s Gym? Leave Your Belt At Home

If you show up at Kron Gracie's school, and you haven't earned your belt from either him or his father Rickson, you have to...

Bad BJJ Videos

YouTube and video cameras have been both a blessing and a curse to the BJJ world. Never before in the history of the martial...

Using Media To Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu

I have been involved with jiu-jitsu for what can now be considered a long time. My first exposure to the art was in 1998....

Do You Ignore Any Parts Of BJJ

Most jiu-jitsu students place some value on developing a complete jiu-jitsu game. Or even if they don't do it in practice, they are aware...