Is Competition Necessary for BJJ Kids with Tom DeBlass

In this exclusive video for The Jiu Jitsu Times, Professor DeBlass weighs in on the controversial topic of BJJ kids and competition and whether...

The Yoga Intervention Part 2: On the Rocks

This is the second installment in a series of articles that will attempt to document my experience utilizing the Yoga for BJJ program designed...

One Good Day: ADCC North American Trials November 19th in...

In less than two months, Professor Tom DeBlass will be hosting the ADCC 2016 North American Trials at his alma mater, Central Regional High...

Inside the Mind and Mat Savagery of Mr. Jiu Jitsu

"Your Facebook Jiu Jitsu better match up to your Real Life Jiu Jitsu."- Mr. Jiu Jitsu The BJJ social media landscape is filled with countless...

Jiu-Jitsu Friendships with Professor Tom DeBlass

"For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother" --Henry V, William Shakespeare In this exclusive video for Jiu Jitsu Times,...

Is Your Technique Failing You, Or is It Your Mind by...

How many times have you left the BJJ mats wondering 'when will I get better?"  If you're human and like most of us, probably...
Tom DeBlass

Ask DeBlass: The Most Important Moment in Your Competitive Life is...

As a member of a very elite group in the sport of BJJ, the high-level, black belt competitor, Professor DeBlass understands the importance of...

Ask DeBlass: A New Jiu Jitsu Times Column Featuring World...

Professor Tom DeBlass is a second degree black belt under Ricardo Almeida and is owner/head instructor at Ocean County BJJ in New Jersey.  Most...