Observations On Roger Gracie Vs Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida II

Fans of BJJ were treated to a rematch with the two men who are regarded as the greatest jiu-jitsu competitors of all time ---...

Which Two BJJ Fighters Need To Have A Rematch?

The summer of 2017 is gearing up to put on some exciting BJJ rematches. On July 23, we're going to be able to see...

Eliminate The Unnecessary

How many moves are there in the length and breadth of BJJ? How many guard styles alone are there? Even if you are training every...

Problem Solving Is What Makes Jiu-Jitsu So Addictive

Jiu-jitsu addicts will remember when they first started their "magnificent obsession" with BJJ. Often it is when they experienced their first success with a...
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Rolling With Someone Half Your Age And Twice As Strong

Let's face the facts: if you're in your fifties or forties, you're going to be rolling with many people who are half your age...

An Attitude Check

Over the period of more than 20 years that I have been around the jiu-jitsu mats I have identified certain thought patterns that repeatedly...

How Do You Handle An Aggressive Training Partner?

Aggressive training partners who bring the pain with every roll are rare and valuable.  But like any rare and valuable commodity they must be...

3 Tips To Stay Consistent

Most people who start BJJ begin with a great deal of enthusiasm. The worst afflicted declare with great fanfare, "I've found my sport!", promptly...

Continue To Train In A Limited Way?

The majority of us have dealt with a training injury at some point. Perhaps it kept us off the mat for a short period...

Intermediate Jiu-Jitsu: Building Your Game

For the first year of BJJ, you will learn an arsenal of basic moves in all of the ground positions while drilling the proper...