Further Evidence Of A Major Split In BJJ

Recently Jiu-Jitsu Times posted an article about the potential financial value of a high level competitor winning one of jiu-jitsu's biggest titles. Which Holds More...

You Won’t Find This Secret Carlson Gracie Triple Attack Anywhere Else

Back in the dark, preYouTube days of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, each team had their secret techniques and tricks that were not widely known outside of...

The Best Way To Introduce Someone To BJJ

I had a completely new student schedule a private lesson to see what Brazilian jiu-jitsu was all about. She did not come from any...

The Other Side Of Chasing The Belt: False Humility And Skipping...

“I train just to train. The belts shouldn’t matter.” This is a phrase you may hear said by certain hobbyist jiu jitsu practitioners, in effect...

Mixed Martial Artist Who Exposes Fake Martial Arts Criticizes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Xu Xiao Dong is known as China's "Mad Dog" MMA fighter, and he loves exposing fake martial arts. "For many years in China, there have...

This Is The Real Reason Mount Isn’t Working For You

This week's curriculum at my home academy addressed the mount position. You might think that most of the students are enthusiastic about working their...

Here’s Why You Need To Learn How To Perform — And...

It was leg locks week in our BJJ school's curriculum. Many of the students (predominantly blue belts) expressed enthusiasm. They had some experience with...

Kid With Insane Sewing Skills Made His Own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi...

Twelve-year-old Wyatt Hauri is a boy with some insane sewing skills; and he put those skills to good use by making his own Brazilian...

The Essentials You Need To Know To Escape Mount

Anytime your gym experiences an influx of new white belts, it draws attention back to basic fundamentals that you sometimes take for granted as...

Visiting A New Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy? Here Are Four Rules To...

My home gym is located in a city that gets a fair number of tourists. Along with the normal back packers, there are plenty...