Loyalty In Jiu-Jitsu

Loyalty is a funny thing. Because of a recent video in which Rickson Gracie talks about student loyalty, there has been a lot of talk,...
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Why Upper Belts Shouldn’t Make Excuses When They Tap To Lower...

I was perusing my Facebook newsfeed this morning and I came across something very interesting.  A fairly well-known competitor who is a brown belt...

Jiu-Jitsu Times Reader Question: 50-Year-Old Man With Knee Injury, Too Late...

At Jiu-Jitsu Times, reader questions are a way for us to give back to the community that gives us such a loud and resounding...

8 Jiu-Jitsu Problems That Might Be Signs Of Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world, and although many people incorrectly associate it with feeling sad all the...

Fragile Emotions in Jiu-Jitsu

Some recent comments made by a certain actress on a certain awards show brought to light an interesting issue.  There are many people in...

When Jiu Jitsu and Adulting Collide

Anyone who starts jiu-jitsu in adulthood and has responsibilities in their life off of the mat knows that jiu-jitsu and adulting don’t mix very...

Killer Post-BJJ Conditioning Exercise with Tom DeBlass

Tom DeBlass recently shared a short video of an all-over body exercise that he's added to his post-BJJ training routine.  He has shared with...

The Art of Winning Competitions

I had a conversation with someone yesterday that got me thinking a bit about the art of winning competitions.  This individual travels to a...

The Yoga Intervention Part 2: On the Rocks

This is the second installment in a series of articles that will attempt to document my experience utilizing the Yoga for BJJ program designed...

Inside the Mind and Mat Savagery of Mr. Jiu Jitsu

"Your Facebook Jiu Jitsu better match up to your Real Life Jiu Jitsu."- Mr. Jiu Jitsu The BJJ social media landscape is filled with countless...