Ask DeBlass: An Open Letter to the New Blue Belt

As any BJJ practitioner knows, the journey to black belt is long and arduous.  Many of the friends and training partners you gain along...

How to Train Like You Mean it

All too often Jiu-Jitsu practitioners can be overheard touting the merits of their art over brute strength or athleticism. However, like most things, such...

Preparing for Battle: Get Your Head Straight

Ever heard of Mental Skills Training? If not, prepare for an information heavy, but critically necessary lesson. If you have competed, want to compete,...

Take Icing Your Knees to the Next Level with HyperIce

The years have not been kind to my knees. When I in high school, I would go to my local recreation center to play...

Escaping Side Mount With Adem Redzovic

Professor Adem Redzovic, leader of Team Redzovic based in Chicago,  recently released a new On Demand instructional from Budovideos, called "Basically Escaping Side Mount". ...

New Sports Channel For Jiu-Jitsu

As featured at adweek, Sports marketing is now hotter than ever for the simple fact that it is one of the few television programs...

Straddling the Redline: The Music and Jiu Jitsu of Ty...

Arte Suave.  The gentle art.  For those who study this so-called gentle art, one is all too familiar with the challenges it sets before you each...

EBI 3 Preview: Marcelo Mafra vs Garry Tonon from Grapplers Quest...

The Eddie Bravo Invitational 3 will be taking place tomorrow on March 22nd in Los Angeles from the Orpheum Theater. With the release of...

EBI 3 Tournament Predictions

Not all bracket predictions are for the NCAA Basketball's March Madness. I have reviewed the brackets and bios of all 16 competitors in the EBI...

Final EBI 3 Competitors List, Bios, and Videos

The Eddie Bravo Invitational is back for its third edition on Sunday, March 22nd at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The event...