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Why My Blue Belt Is My Most Prized Possession

Having your blue belt is like being at the awkward teenager stage of the jiu-jitsu journey. You know enough to kind of understand what’s...

3 Lies About Jiu-Jitsu

In Jiu-Jitsu we learn a lot from our coaches and teammates. I have learned so much on the mats, not just about Jiu-Jitsu, but...

Give A White Belt Your Back

We have all seen those new white belts who walk through the door and are confident and ready to change their lives . ....

The Struggle of Starting Jiu Jitsu as an Adult

At Jiu Jitsu Times, reader questions allow us to really explore issues and questions that the community has.  We recently got the following question: “I...

Jiu-Jitsu Depression

Jiu-jitsu always makes us feel great, right? While this may be true to an extent, we all have some bad days in the academy. Many...

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...

5 Ways For White Belts to Measure Their Progress

The first six months of training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be both rewarding and frustrating. The rewarding aspects of training include getting fit, meeting...

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...

5 Things You Realize After Competing in BJJ For the First...

Last weekend, I was able to convince fifteen people from my academy to compete in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament for the first time. While...

3 Reasons To Train At A Smaller Academy.

Where do you train? I hear many people saying they could train with a team like Atos in San Diego or other similar academies....
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