Rigan Machado Promotes Charlie Hunnam (and Joel Kinnaman)

Rigan Machado's stable of capable celebrity grapplers grew this week, with professor promoting Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) to blue belt. Machado's Hollywood clientele...

The Unique Experience Of Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu In China

Earlier this year, I traveled to Dalian, China to teach language at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. It was my first time ever...

This Jiu-Jitsu Rap Is Good Enough To Become Your New Warm-Up...

Combining jiu-jitsu and rap has become more and more popular recently, and some of the results have been surprisingly good. The latest jiu-jitsu rap to...

Learn How to Invert Without Breaking Your Neck

There's a reason black belt Joe Rogan waxes poetic about yoga to basically every guest on his JRE podcast and that's because it works,...

Ulises Bella of Ozomatli Shares Experience As A Grammy Winning Musician...

While my usual tastes in music go in the direction of heavy metal, every now and again I like to chill out to some...

New Gi Company Vanguard to Offer a $500 Selvedge Denim Gi...

People love their denim.  A nice pair of high end designer jeans mass produced overseas can cost upward of 200 dollars, an exorbitant luxury cost...

Here’s How Jiu-Jitsu Can Help You Be A More Successful Businessperson

Jiu-jitsu has a lot of real-life applications, and no one knows this better than Tallis Gomes. Gomes is "just" a blue belt in jiu-jitsu,...

What Is The Most “Jiu-Jitsu-y” Animal?

What is the most “jiu-jitsu-y” animal? It may sound like a silly question, but a lot of people have actually spent time thinking about this. For...

Don’t Fall Prey To The Injury Bug: Mental Factors (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series emphasized physical factors that contribute to injury. Black belt and physical therapist Mike Pellegrino (DPT) gave tips for how...

Your First Tournament: What Goals Should You Set?

I recently had the privilege of attending the 4th Fight Hub Women's Only Grappling Camp, where three world class instructors --- Michelle Nicolini (8x world...