What Should I Do To Remember Techniques?

Reader Question: What should we do to remember the techniques? Jiu-Jitsu Times: This is a surprisingly common problem in first-year students of BJJ. Since there are...

If The Knee Bar Is Illegal In A Tournament, Why Should...

This week at BJJ class we are working on the knee bar. One white belt student with over a year's worth of experience asked a...

A Reader Question: The Infamous Sandbagger

"I know you have covered articles pertaining fake black belts getting demolished, but what about guys you lie about grappling experience walking into dojos...

A Reader Question: Persevering Through Injury

A Reader Question: Persevering Through Injury "I am a blue belt that suffered a cervical injury that has taken me off the mat and into...

A Reader Question: Bjj Tips for the BIG Guy

Recently Jiu-jitsu Times featured 3 Tips for Smaller Grapplers A reader writes Jiu-jitsu Times: "More stuff for BIG grapplers please! As a beginner at 6'6" it...

“What makes a purple belt?” – What should a blue belt...

At Jiu-jitsu Times, we love to get reader feedback and after reading The Blue Belt – Are you Ready for Yours? One reader had a...

Now That I’m A Blue Belt, Should I Train Any Different...

Reader Question: Now that I've got my blue belt, should I train any different techniques? Jiu-Jitsu Times: A new blue belt was asking more specifically about...

Help, My Grips Are Weak!

Reader Question: "I didn't realize until now how weak my grips are. Any advice on how to help fix that?" The Jiu-Jitsu Times: Grips are...

A Reader Question: Difference Between Jiu-Jitsu To Other Sports

"Why in Jiu-Jitsu to be a world champion most guys need to quit school but in other big sports they have to be in high...

Sometimes You Have To Grow Into Your New Belt… And That’s...

We recently received this question from one of our readers: “After being a white belt for so long is it normal to kind of almost...