Getting The Fed’s Involved:Ralek Gracie Threatens AJ Agazarm With Lawsuit

There is no doubt in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, that the dislike between Metamoris owner Ralek Gracie and multiple time Metamoris competitor AJ...

BJJ: Bridging Diversity on the Mats PT 2

A couple of weeks ago I spoke of women on the mats, training together, stripped of title and degree; of finding a place where...

What Is The Grind And How Do I Embrace It?

Far too often I see people talking about how much they want to achieve certain goals, rather than taking steps to achieve those goals. ...

Rickson Gracie Convinces Rener to Stop Online Blue Belt Promotions; Threatens...

In an interview with Tatame (in Portuguese), Rickson Gracie claimed it was him who convinced his nephew, Rener Gracie, to stop promoting blue belts...

Six Ways To Prevent Injuries When Training At Another BJJ School

You’ve finally gone ahead and pulled the trigger! You have booked a couple of weeks in San Diego or you have decided to hit...

Caio Terra

Brazilian jiu-jitsu fighter Caio Terra has achieved much in a relatively short time. The sometimes controversial champion holds a black belt, coaches other well-known...

Reebok Statement on ‘Anderson Aldo’ Mixed Up Shirt

It is no secret that the UFC-Reebook partnership got off to a rocky start. However, another design mistake is making the clothing giant the...

A Former NFL Cheerleader Rachel Wray Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt And MMA...

From 2010 to 2011, Rachel Wray was a cheerleader for the Kansas City Chiefs. That's what she's best known for today, and most people...

Why You Should Be Grateful For The Hammer When You’re The...

Do you have a few guys at your BJJ academy that you secretly hope aren't at class? I don't mean "stinky gi guy" or "let's...
Belt Promotions

Potential In Jiu-Jitsu — Does It Matter?

When starting jiu-jitsu, some students ask questions like, "How long will it take me to get good?" and "Do I have potential to be...