‘It’s Not Jiu-Jitsu If It’s Just A Sport’

Professor Fabio Leopoldo, the Founder and Head Instructor of the Morumbi Jiu Jitsu and Fitness Academy and a former World Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, posted...

“Who Doesn’t Like A Gorilla Or Angry Panda In A Gi”?...

If you are a BJJ addict, you have no doubt seen the cool shark in the gi artwork. The man behind the art is...

Beginners Learning Advanced Positions?

Professor Brent Littell holds black belts in both 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and from Gracie Barra. I talked with Brett about new students who specialize in...

‘My Bruises Are From,’ An Organization Within the Jiu-Jitsu Community Seeking...

Because of its nature, because of the fact that it empowers people who are physically smaller to overcome brute force with technique, Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

Blind Grappler: ‘Chase Your Dreams Despite The Doubters!’

The Jiu-Jitsu Times believes "jiu-jitsu is for everyone" and will profile several jiu-jitsu students and instructors who are training and using BJJ to overcome...

BREAKING NEWS: Gordon Ryan Leaves Team Renzo Gracie to Open a...

If you’ve followed the meteoric rise of Gordon Ryan, you know that his game is very much a sport no-gi grappling game. Well, that’s all...
Clarence Chaney

Mastering The Masters: Everyone Grows Old, But Some Compete – Clarence...

The masters divisions of the major BJJ tournaments have seen an expansion in popularity in recent years. Now over 30, 40 and even 50...

Jiu Jitsu Times EXCLUSIVE Interview: Sean Patrick Flanery

In honor of last Friday’s Saint Patrick’s Day, I sought out one of the most cherished celebrity jiujiteiros: Sean Patrick Flanery.  If you don’t...

Coming Out In BJJ: An Interview With Openly Homosexual Athlete, Ericson...

Openly gay BJJ competitors are a rarity in the jiu-jitsu world. Today the Jiu-Jitsu Times spoke with jiu-jitsu student Ericson Brown, who shares his...

World Champion Hannette Staack On Competitions And The Best Advice She...

"You have to focus on your strongest positions and how to apply them effectively." Hannette Staack is one of the most successful BJJ competitors of...