After His Sudden Passing, This Brown Belt’s Jiu-Jitsu Family Is Helping...

George Frushour was one of those people who made you realize why you love jiu-jitsu. Described as "the best student any instructor could ever...

Facing Fear

One of the unspoken realities of training BJJ is dealing with anxiety and fear in the academy. "I feel really nervous in my stomach before...
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Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin Describes How One Of His Worst BJJ Performances...

We've all heard it a million times in the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community: you either win or you learn. Still, it hard to recognize the importance...

Don’t Be Afraid To Take Chances In Jiu-Jitsu And In Life

“When thinking about what to do next with your life, don’t ask yourself what you would succeed at, but what you would most enjoy...

Poor Kid Cries As His Instructor Gives Him His First Gi

Brazilian jiu-jitsu is indeed for everyone: male and female, black and white, and as this video proves, rich and poor. In a video posted earlier...

Two Years Ago, He Kicked Cancer’s A**. Now, He’s Competing In...

Three months before his fortieth birthday, Chad Latta made the decision to try jiu-jitsu for the very first time. He knew it was going...

Jiu-Jitsu Times Reader Question: 50-Year-Old Man With Knee Injury, Too Late...

At Jiu-Jitsu Times, reader questions are a way for us to give back to the community that gives us such a loud and resounding...

All-Day Pittsburgh Grapplethon Set To Raise Thousands Of Dollars To Tap...

Jiu-jitsu teaches us to fight against some of life’s greatest challenges, whether it’s a 300-pound weightlifter with a knee on your sternum or something...

Embrace your Frustration

I was chatting with a new teammate recently. During the conversation he mentioned just how frustrating jiu-jitsu is, and paradoxically just how much he...
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Chris Haueter On New Black Belts: ‘The Belt Is Your Gift...

Sixth-degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Chris Haueter is not interested in owning his black belt students. "A lot of guys when they give a belt,...