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...

Quit Using “Women’s Self Defense” As A BS Marketing Tactic

A lot of gym owners and instructors advertising their female-centric seminars and women's BJJ programs as "women's self-defense" really need to stop doing that. It's...

Does Sport Jiu-Jitsu Help Or Hurt Self-Defense?

The question of whether or not training jiu-jitsu for sport has a real impact on your ability to defend yourself has been debated for...

Should Raquel Pennington’s Corner Have Thrown In The Towel? I’m Not...

Raquel Pennington had a disfigured nose and repeated over and over again that she was "done." Her corner's response: "Let's power through this. Let's believe....

Stop Defending Predators Just Because They’re Good At Sports

Yesterday, it was revealed that Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu black belt Marcel Goncalves had admitted to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The story was the...

Yes, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Has Its Limits, But So Do All Martial...

The actual title of the video below is "Why I don't train in BJJ," but a better title would be "The limits of BJJ...

Supporting Women’s Competitive Jiu-Jitsu Is A Team Effort

Like many (or even most) sports, jiu-jitsu is heavily dominated by men. Although the number of female participants is steadily growing, any tournament or class...