Roll2Remember: A Brown Belt’s Mission To End Alzheimer’s Disease

Worldwide, there are an estimated 47 million people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and it is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death. You...

Here’s Why There’s Nothing Wrong With Being The YouTube Guy Or...

A discussion of several topics on the Inside BJJ podcast with instructor Brent Littell who is both a 10th Planet black belt and Gracie...

Why You Shouldn’t Train BJJ To Unplug From The Real World

I talked a friend of mine into trying her first Brazilian jiu-jitsu class last night. After class, we texted back and forth a little...

Here’s Why You Need To Organize Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Into Systems

Watching the long awaited Danaher leg lock video series, I have been fascinated by the way a number of random leg lock techniques have...

Warm Ups Matter: Find The Right Balance For You

Imagine sitting on the mats, watching a world-class professor discuss the finer points of attacking a submission during a transition from side control to...

A Breakdown Of The Top Tournament Controversies

Following any major Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition, there are a few persistent complaints that never seem to be resolved the next time around. The majority...

Is It Becoming ‘Taboo’ To Treat Leg Locks As ‘Taboo’?

A new wave of criticism met the IBJJF after this years’ World Championships. While the majority of matches were battled out without incident, there...

Trouble With Your Open Guard? You May Be Missing These Three...

There are many different variations of open guard out there, and probably 1 or 2 new variations after this most recent World Championships! Intermediate...

Is It Better To Start Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu With Or Without...

Purists and traditionalists in BJJ believe that to develop the sharpest technique, one must train in the gi. Multiple time World Champions who have...

Why You Don’t See Many Teenage Boys As BJJ White Belts

The other night at class, one of our new students got visibly frustrated. He was (is) a great sport, but it finally got to...