Your BJJ Comfort Zone

The Jiu-Jitsu Times recently interviewed Gabriel Arges, who trains at Romulo Barral's academy, Gracie Barra Northridge. The mats there are filled with monsters like Edwin...

Tom DeBlass and Garry Tonon on Loyalty

Professor Tom DeBlass has spoken to Jiu Jitsu Times in the past on the topic of loyalty.  Check out his previous thoughts on the...

Hacking The Jiu Jitsu Journey with Paulo Guillobel’s Mastering the 21...

The internet and social media is an avalanche of BJJ knowledge to sift through.  From the highest ranks to the newest white belt, everyone with a...

Are You A NEW White Belt?

Interested in speeding up progression? Have you started Jiu-Jitsu in the past six  months? Does the terminology, techniques, and concepts, still seem impossible to...

Off the Mat with a BJJ Black Belt: Shawn Williams

This week Off the Mat with a BJJ Black Belt features Shawn Williams - a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie and...

BJJ Nomad: Top 10 Tips To Travel

Living the dream, or trying to can be tough. I know, I know "get a REAL job," people say. I happen to have a...

Jiu-Jitsu: Different Rolling Methods

There are days that I just don’t feel like rolling.  I wake up sore, don’t feel great, and am simply not interested in putting...

Is My Jiu-Jitsu Getting Worse?

At the end of class a student approaches and with head hung low says, "Coach, I feel like I am getting worse!" This student has...

Jiu-Jitsu Tournament In Afghanistan With 85 Participants

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was created in the early 20th century. It is a sport with a focus on ground fighting and grappling. It is classified...

BJJ Black Belt Ryan Hall Set to Compete on The Ultimate...

Renowned Brazilian BJJ Black Belt Ryan Hall is part of the cast of The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber which will debut...