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Joey Diaz On How Jiu-Jitsu Changed His Life

Some people see Jiu-Jitsu as simply a form of martial arts and self-defense techniques. But the roots of jiu-jitsu are much richer and extend...
Edwin Najmi ACBJJ

Edwin Najmi

Full Name: Edwin Najmi Birthday: January 22, 1992 Affiliation: Gracie Barra / Romulo Barral Team Edwin Najmi is an American-born rising star in the sport of...

World Champion Aaron Johnson on the Sport of Grappling and the...

Aaron Johnson has a grappling resume that would put most to shame. He has trained as part of Team Foxcatcher at the famous Foxcatcher training...

Podcast: Eddie Cummings Discusses Blowing Up in 2015 and His Plans...

Around this time last year, Eddie Cummings defeated EBI 2 Champion and ADCC standout Denny Propokos in a super fight at Gracie Nationals. His...

Podcast: Budo Jake Discusses EBI, Future of Pro Grappling, and More!

Over the past decade, Budo Jake, the owner and founder of Budo Videos, has been one of the most influential figures in the Brazilian...

Podcast: Evolve MMA and One Championship Owner Chatri Sityodtong

I am currently on the road for the next few months to visit and train at martial arts academies around Asia and Europe. During...
Sport Martial Arts

A UFC Vet, A BJJ Competitor, And A Self-Defense Instructor Talk...

The contrast between self-defense and sport is a seemingly constant conversation between competitors and “purists.”  I recently had an opportunity to sit down with...

Podcast: Introducing the New Jiu Jitsu Times Podcast Host John Evans

The Jiu Jitsu Times podcast is excited and proud to introduce the show's new host John Evans. In addition to being the head coach...

John Evans Talks What It Take to Open Own Academy

Opening a new BJJ academy in the already saturated Los Angeles market can be a very daunting task. Cobrinha Purple Belt John Evans recently...

Podcast: Garry Tonon Discusses EBI 5, John Danaher, MMA, and Sponsorships

After waking up at 6 AM EST, flying from Newark to Los Angeles, running a bunch of errands, training at 5 Star Martial Arts,...