10 Types of People Who Quit BJJ

If you have been at the same Jiu Jitsu academy for at least two years, you have likely seen many faces come and go....

Purple Belt a.k.a. “The Rolling Belt”

Black belt Eddie Fyvie shares some thoughts on the purple belt in jiu-jitsu. Eddie Fyvie: Below are some tips, perspectives and ideas for progression at purple...

Something That Pisses Off Upper Belts

I recall a conversation with a white belt friend of mine who was one year into BJJ. He told me that he was rolling with...

The 6 Sweeps You Should Learn First in Bjj

Ask many bjj black belts what their favorite part of brazilian jiu-jitsu is and they'll tell you: Sweeps! One of the coolest things about bjj...

The Most Important 6 Submissions that White Belts Should Learn in...

Just how many submissions (and their variations!) are there in brazilian jiu-jitsu? Dozens? Hundreds? So the question becomes which submissions should the beginning student of bjj concentrate...

The Value and Meaning of Stripes

Many academies have a system in place by which they promote between promotions.  This is done by putting a little tape “stripe” on the...

The Meaning Of “OSS” Or “OSU”

The use of "OSU!" or "OSS!" in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) and other forms of martial art stems from traditional Japanese Okinawan karate. When looking...

According To Report: Average Male 4,000% Less Effective In Fights Than...

The gist of the report: average male 4 000% less effective in fights than they imagine. It turns out that men like to talk...

A 6 Weeks Programme To Prepare For Competition: TRAINING, CONDITIONING, DIETING...

This article written by Thomas Johannessen for bjjscandinavia .Thomas is a Norwegian physiotherapist, personal trainer and BJJ Black belt competitor from Frontline Academy in...

See What Happens When A Taekwondo Black Belt Signed Up At...

Recently when a Jiu-Jitsu tournament advertised that black belts are able to compete for free, a Taekwondo black belt showed up and insisted on...