Street Jiu-Jitsu VS Sport Jiu-Jitsu: Who Wins?

In our grappling community, there is an issue that just seemingly won’t die: Sport Jiu-Jitsu vs Street jiu-Jitsu. There are many high level instructors...

Your Ultimate Guide to Buying a Gi

For every grappler this question always arises: What gi should I get? If you’re new, or even intermediate, you may not really know the...

The Dolce Diet: Does it Actually Work?

Mike Dolce is the UFC Fit coach, and a nutritionist to some very high level combat sport athletes.However, it wasn’t long ago that at...

Gaining a Warrior’s Mindset

You’ll hear the idea of having a warrior mindset tossed around here and there in martial arts. But what is it? How does a...

Are You Setting Goals?

Allow me to be blunt for a moment when I say, don’t you dare sit back and tell me that this isn’t important, or...

An Open Letter to Competition

Dear Competition, I hate you. But I love you too. It’s very confusing, the way our relationship works. See, when I lie in bed trying to...

Is Belt Testing Outdated?

In the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community, there is a traditional practice for deciding belt promotions that has lingered despite being severely outdated. The practice creates...