Why Do Competitive Results Not Necessarily Reflect Rank And Skill Level?

Every now and again, the Jiu-Jitsu Times posts a piece about a spectacular lower belt who is able to overcome the odds...

Video Game Designer Analyzes What Exactly Makes BJJ So Addictive

Jiu-jitsu is known for attracting all sorts of people, from the former high-school jocks to the nerdiest of the nerds. Its technical,...

Rener & Ryron Gracie Discuss The Importance Of Being Able To...

A few days ago, a disturbing video circulated of a white belt being choked unconscious and then submitted multiple times by an...

Sharing Technique: What Is “Stealing” In Jiu-Jitsu?

"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest" -Benjamin Franklin In today's internet-heavy world, many jiu-jitsu practitioners are turning to "Professor" YouTube in order to...

Keenan Cornelius Isn’t A Fan Of All The Smack-Talk In Jiu-Jitsu

Even though Keenan Cornelius was recently the target of some light-hearted smack talk from his Polaris 8 opponent Craig Jones, he's not about to...

BBC Compiles Worst Ever Guide to Female “Self Defense”

Women are given a lot of advice about how to stay safe in a dangerous world: Brandish your car keys like a weapon, carry...

I Was Almost Raped. I Learned Self-Defense. I Am Still Scared.

My jiu-jitsu origin story is that I was almost raped by a taxi driver, managed to escape before anything truly bad happened, and signed...

OPINION: Dana White And The UFC Need To Own The Monster...

Let's talk about the events of UFC 229. Let's go back before the unfortunate brawl that capped it off. Let's talk about how Derrick...

Get Excited, Nerds — A Science Podcast Just Featured A Cool...

Jiu-jitsu is known for being a sport that creates "nerd assassins," and Australian Konner Blunt is proof of that. Blunt, a blue belt and...

Why All Competitors Should Train For Both Points And Submissions

Historically, jiu-jitsu has always been victimized by dividing philosophical approaches to training. Most of these divisions can be traced back to the early days...