#submitthestigma Interview with Erin Herle

Erin Herle is an accomplished brown belt under Marcelo Garcia, an IBJJF world champion, and is the creator of the Jiu-Jitsu Journal. She has...

How One Young Aussie Lost Nearly 100 lbs & Changed His...

"Why did you get into jiu-jitsu?" That is a statement we have all been asked at one point or another throughout our...

Top 5 Reasons to Start a Facebook Athlete Page

I recently saw a post in a forum by someone asking why blue belts start athlete pages.  This got me thinking about the potential...

Watch and Learn How You Can Be Conor McGregor Confident

Did you ever wish you can be as confident and charismatic as UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor? The mystical one commands respect and attention...

3 Reasons To Train Jiu-Jitsu Together

If you haven’t read my recent article “ The Problem With Dating In The Academy”, then go check it out. This article will accompany...

Why You Should Compete Even If You F—ing Hate It

Confession time: I hate competing in jiu-jitsu tournaments. I hate the anxiety that builds up during the weeks before I fight, I hate the...

5 Reasons You Should Start Training Jiu-Jitsu In The New Year

If you’re looking to improve your life for the next 365 days and beyond, you could make a few vague resolutions that you may...

Watch Undefeated HS Wrestler Show True Leadership and Kindness.

WCVB reported on this touching story of leadership and selflessness displayed by undefeated Norton High School wrestler Deven Schuko of Norton, MA. Last weekend,...

Untappable: A Blue Belt’s Journey From Multiple Strokes & A Car...

Everyone's first day of martial arts is tough, but Alia Garcia-Valadez finished off her first day at the gym by leaving in...

Paulo Miyao Opens Up About His “Dream” of Joao Winning IBJJF...

It was one of the most memorable moments of 2019's Worlds--Joao Miyao finally at center podium, gold medal around his neck, twin...