Does Your BJJ Academy Have A Curriculum?

Of the numerous BJJ academies I have trained at and visited, only a fraction structured classes according to a set curriculum. The academies that did...

How I Learned Most Of My Jiu-Jitsu

How did I learn most of my jiu-jitsu? No, not from YouTube, although it is a valuable resource! Nor did I learn it from watching...

Do You Neglect These Parts Of Jiu-Jitsu?

There are several aspects to jiu-jitsu training that we all should do but all too often neglect. These things may not be included in...

What Technique Never Works For You?

In theory, all of the techniques in jiu-jitsu should work for everyone. That is the theory before the roll starts and you actually try...

How to Deal With A Training Plateau

Anyone who has trained for a while knows that there’s a good chance that at some point in one’s grappling career a plateau will...
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The Top 5 Reasons Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) Is So Popular

by Jason Maine There's no denying that Brazilian jiu-jitsu is one of the fastest growing fighting arts in the world. It has grown beyond a...

The Wisdom Of Royce Gracie

If you don't know the accomplishments of Royce Gracie, put down your phone, Darce choke yourself to sleep, and when your brain reboots, do...

The Blue Belt Guard

I have noticed a pattern that many blue belts fall in love with when developing their guard positions. It is not uncommon to see...

The Man Named Kimura

Time for a little grappling history. Do you know who Masahiko Kimura was? He is the Japanese judoka whom the double wrist lock "Kimura" was...

Survival Instinct Hampers Your Learning

I heard one BJJ instructor describe jiu-jitsu as training to overcome many of your human instincts in a fight. For example if you have ever...