BJJ Practitioner With Cerebral Palsy Wants To Become Pro-Wrestler To Shatter...

When you think of cerebral palsy (CP), what comes to mind? A frail individual confined to his wheelchair or hospital bed? A sick boy...

Interview: Black Belt Super Seminars Helping Children With Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Jiu-Jitsu Times had the honor of speaking with the founder of Blackbelts for Butterflies, Rich McKeegan. He is...

Garry Tonon: Mom Was Afraid of Contact Sports; Now She Wants...

As Garry Tonon prepares for his first MMA fight, he reveals that his mom kept him away from contact sports when he was young....

BJJ Black Belt Helps People With Intellectual Disabilities Learn Brazil’s Soft...

Kristen Davidson is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, and she is using her skills on the mat for a truly noble cause. Professor Davidson is...

If You Build It, They Will Compete: The Incredible Story Of...

About two months ago, brown belt Karen Peters set her mind to changing jiu-jitsu history. It all started when her coach, second-degree black belt...

Painful Scoliosis Didn’t Stop This Young Man From Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Recently I had the chance to catch up with Anthoney, a blue belt from Perth, Western Australia, who has not only recovered from spinal...

Retired Police Officer And BJJ Black Belt Recounts The Time He...

Earlier this week, the Jiu-Jitsu Times interviewed Officer Tommy Merino, a retired police officer from New Jersey. Officer Merino is now a BJJ black belt...

Could Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Cut Excessive Police Force In Half? This Retired...

Officer Tommy Merino is a retired police officer who has been training new recruits at the Camden County Police Academy in New Jersey for...

After Nearly Being Killed, Monica Perez Won’t Let A Brain Injury...

On July 13, 2016, Monica Perez was struck by a car while riding her bike home. But she doesn't remember it. She also doesn't...

Mr. Jiu-Jitsu On Awarding Junior Black Belts: ‘I’m Actually Not Against...

Mike Mihas --- better known by his Facebook name as "Mr. Jiu-Jitsu" --- doesn't see anything wrong with awarding junior Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts. "I'm...