Shoulder Pain After Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Here’s What To Do

Any of you Jiu-jitsu Times readers that have shoulder pain or tightness, please raise your hand! If raising your hand hurts your shoulder, then...

Albert Einstein And The Right Mental Attitude

I read a story about the brilliant physicist Albert Einstein (whose name is synonymous with being a genius) that relates to the attitude for...

Grappling, Depression, and Suicide; My Story

I’m going to open up and be very personal today. The story I am about to share is one I have shared many times...

If You Want to be an Athlete, Seek out a Lifting...

Recently, I wrote an article to dispel some of the myths surrounding lifting weights in the Jiu-Jitsu community. I’ve also written about a good...

Do I Have Ringworm? What Do I Do For Treatment?

Every once in a while a case of ringworm pops up in a BJJ academy and people start asking questions. The makers of Defense Soap...

Reminder: Please Un-Gross Yourself Before Training

Hygiene is super important in your quest to be a functioning member of society, but in jiu-jitsu, keeping yourself clean and well-groomed is even...

3 Reasons Not To Compete

Anyone who knows me or has read a few of my blogs knows that I am a huge advocate of competing in BJJ tournaments....
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Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin On Dealing With Soreness After BJJ

We've all dealt with soreness after a good, hard roll. This is especially true for us older folks, of which I am a member. But...

Gi Soap Review

Gi Soap is a brand that most BJJ athletes will recognize. They’ve been around for a fair amount of time now and have done...