Reader Question: “Should a lower belt student ever be able to...

We get questions every now and again here at Jiu Jitsu Times and some of them are really interesting.  Recently a reader sent in...

A Reader Question: How Hard Should A Student Roll With His...

Reader Question: How should a student roll with his professor and should he ever try to tap him? Jiu-Jitsu Times: An interesting and controversial question! The...

A Reader Question: A beginner wants to come in late to...

"I'm brand-new to jujitsu. I have only been a class four times now the one thing that I find is that every time that...

The Struggle of Starting Jiu Jitsu as an Adult

At Jiu Jitsu Times, reader questions allow us to really explore issues and questions that the community has.  We recently got the following question: “I...

A Reader Question: “Do I wear this belt when I join...

Reader Question: "I was a a white belt at my old academy, however my coach was extremely abusive both verbally as well as physically...

Reader Question: “Why is BJJ more expensive than other martial arts?”

Reader questions are a great way for Jiu Jitsu Times to give back to the community that supports us.  We recently got an interesting...

A Reader Question: The Bluebelt Went Really Hard On Me!

A Jiu-jitsu Times Reader PM'd me and related the following story: "I have a few months of bjj training. I was rolling with a blue...

A Reader Question: “I hate rolling with the class Spaz”

A Jiu-jitsu Times reader writes us: “I'm just writing to get some input. There is a fellow in my class that is very aggressive...

A Reader Question: “Younger blue belt competition guys just smash me”

"I have a question. I'm a 40 year old 3 stripe white belt. I'm in good shape but some of these younger blue belt...

Why Are Some People Held At The Same Belt For A...

An opponent turned friend, Sam Lemin, mused in a recent conversation about belt promotions. He specifically talked about how some people will be one...