A Freak Accident, A Ruptured Achilles, & A Return To The...

When you're a black belt leg lock enthusiast who's been training jiu-jitsu for sixteen years, you almost expect to suffer a few...

Tracey Goodell Is Set To Put Hawaii-Born Skill On Display At...

Fight 2 Win has made it to Hawaii for their first event not held within the contiguous United States and their 100th...

Josh Hinger Gets Candid About Guillotines, Keenan, And “Sh*theads” In BJJ

The three-time Black Belt No-Gi World Champion doesn’t sugarcoat it. In a candid sit-down with Jiu-Jitsu Times after a recent seminar, Atos standout Josh...

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...

EBI Lightweight Champ Jon Calestine Opens Up About Why He Left...

EBI lightweight champion Jon Calestine was a long-time student and competitor at Renzo Gracie Academy in Manhattan, NY. Now a black belt,...

Fight 2 Win Is On A Mission To Make Judo Cool...

Seth Daniels may be known for being the CEO of Fight 2 Win, but long before he became the head of the...

The Power Of Love: How Black Belt Miguel Benitez Thrives In...

An alarm clock softly announces the arrival of 4:30 am in a small home in Hamilton, NJ. As most of the country...

Brown Belt Catches And Controls Alleged Car-Jacker Using Jiu-Jitsu

On Wednesday night, BJJ brown belt Abreu Campos was at his girlfriend's apartment. His girlfriend went outside to walk the dog, but...

Vagner Rocha Talks About Why Team Jiu-Jitsu Will Be The Future...

This past weekend, I got a chance to interview one of the most polarizing competitors in jiu-jitsu history, Vagner Rocha. I quickly...
Ashild "JD" Traedal

Aashild Traedal’s Transformation From Blue Belt To Purple Belt World Champion...

Last week I sat down with rising Norwegian competitor, Aashild "JD" Traedal. We talked about her recent victory at the IBJJF No-Gi...