Why You Shouldn’t Shame Your Teammates For “Wall Sitting”

One of the most intriguing and fascinating parts about the sport of jiu-jitsu is that you can walk into any gym...

Here’s What It’s Like To Train At 2 Of The Top...

I recently made a trip to New York City to visit my best friend, and along the way, I made a point...

For The Love Of Jiu-Jitsu, Let Your Students Cross-Train

It blows my mind that there are still jiu-jitsu academies out there that either don't let their students cross-train or heavily restrict...

How To Tell If That Video Is A Bullsh*t Technique

Every second week or so, a BJJ student will come to to the gym all excited holding their phone. "Did you see this?!?!" they will...

The Production At ADCC Made It The Event It’s Always Deserved...

Earlier this year, Fight 2 Win announced that they'd be doing the production for ADCC, with F2W CEO Seth Daniels saying that...

The Paul Harris Effect: When Competitors Don’t Release On The Tap

In competition, adrenaline is flowing, submissions and positions are being exchanged at full speed, and if you’re not willing to break...

Is There Hidden Value To High-End Production In Grappling?

If you're a fan or a participant (or both) in the sport of competitive grappling, you know that last weekend was the...

Keenan Cornelius On Switching Gyms: “You’re Paying Them. If There’s Something...

Many jiu-jitsu practitioners have asked themselves the question "Should I stay or should I go?" when it comes to their gyms. It's...

In Defense Of Participation Awards In BJJ

Participation awards have a bad rap in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, as they do in our culture in general. Critics claim that they discourage...

The Importance Of Communication & Consent Between BJJ People & Untrained...

A thread in the r/relationship_advice subreddit has jiu-jitsu's corner of the internet abuzz. The whole story can be read here, but the...
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