What’s Your “Sales Pitch”? 5 Things To Tell Friends And...

If you’re like me, most of your friends are people you met through jiu-jitsu, and friends and family who don’t currently train get bombarded...

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Wins IBJJF New York Open

Celebrity chef and New York Times Bestselling author Anthony Bourdain finished in first place in the Blue Belt Masters 5 Middleweight Division at the...

Jiu-Jitsu Change My Life This Is John DePasquale Story

I didn't start my jiu jitsu journey until i was 29 years old. At this point i was over 300 lbs and a pack...

5 Things Coworkers Assume When You Tell Them You Compete in...

The difference between your Jiu-Jitsu family and your coworkers is that you got to choose your Jiu-Jitsu family while your coworkers are just strangers...

The Not So Ugly truth About Jiu-Jitsu

In Jiu-Jitsu we learn a lot. We learn about the art and all of the many techniques it encompasses. We learn about all the...

5 Unexpected Benefits Gained From Training in BJJ

When I first started training in BJJ four years ago, I was bored of the normal gym routine and wanted to learn what Royce...

Is Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone?

Jiu-jitsu is not for everyone. There.  I said it. I’ll bet a ton of people are getting super mad and getting ready to tell me how...

Negatives To Training With Your Significant Other

In a relationship, most couples have their own separate outlets.  For a lot of guys I know, their outlet is BJJ and for a...

10 Reasons to Start Training Jiu Jitsu in the New Year

With the New Year just around the corner, many of us are setting our goals and resolutions for 2015. For many it will be...

Reader Question: Should I Quit Jiu Jitsu?

The title of this post is a bit misleading. Obviously Jiu-Jitsu Times will never recommend that someone quit jiu-jitsu, and no one in their...