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The Lat Choke From Guard Perfectly Executed In BJJ Tournament

The lat choke is an uncommon submission in jiu-jitsu, so it's noteworthy when it does show up in competition. In this tournament footage between athletes...

Beating The “Don’t Wanna”: Reflections On Competing For The First Time...

A couple weeks ago, I signed up for the American Grappling Challenge in Ohio. It would be my first time competing in exactly one...

9-Year-Old Demonstrates Crazy Good Jiu-Jitsu At NAGA Tournament

It's never too late to start jiu-jitsu, but sometimes, you see a young kid who's really good at it and can't help but wish...

White Belt Enters Open-Rank Absolute Division And Leg Locks His Way...

Proving once again that you can't underestimate anyone just because of their rank, Australian white belt and Grapple Apparel co-owner James Hunt made quick...

$750,000 In Prizes Offered At The World Series Of Grappling Tournament

In a sport where the world championship doesn’t automatically come with a cash prize, prizes, specifically generous ones, are noteworthy.  The Jiu-Jitsu Times recently...

Guy Takes Out Larger Opponent With Flying, Rolling Armbar Finish

You don't see this very often. A BJJ competitor took out his noticeably larger opponent with a flying, rolling armbar finish. As the larger opponent...

Cheating Is Not Always Wrong, Here’s Why

Very often, people view cheating/dishonesty in competition as immoral. While there are certainly boundaries of what is and is not acceptable, I’d argue that...

100 KG White Belt Jumps Guard, Fails And Succeeds At The...

A 100 kilogram white belt jumped guard at a competition, and we're not quite sure if we can say he was successful or not. Usually,...

American Grappling Federation (AGF) To Put On Their First Tournament In...

The tournament scene is very important in jiu-jitsu’s culture. They are the proving ground for our techniques and can be like family reunions for...

Your First Tournament: What Goals Should You Set? (Part 2)

I recently had the privilege of attending the 4th Fight Hub Women's Only Grappling Camp, where three world class instructors --- Michelle Nicolini (8x...