Month: January 2018

How to Get The Most Out Of a BJJ Open Mat With These Strategies

Sparring in BJJ, or rolling as it is referred to, is the most fun part of training. Apart from tournaments, MMA or a self-defense scenario, this is where people get to try out the stuff they’ve learned. The nature of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu allows for both the mind and body to be engaged during rolling. Especially …

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120 lbs Female BJJ Black Belt Destroys Much Larger Male Challenger 257 lbs

Female Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt was challenged by a much larger man in her dojo. What actually happened was that she showed this man why grappling martial arts are one of the best for subduing much larger opponents or attackers. Her name is Monica Brogan and she’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and also Judo Black …

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How Pulling Guard In Jiu-Jitsu Improves Your Takedowns

The guard has always been a source of fascination for people outside of BJJ. Successfully fighting off your back was considered impossible before BJJ came along. Royce Gracie turned the spotlight towards the power of the guard at the UCF. Before and after, there were many Gracie challenges in which members of the founding family used …

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Yuri Simoes Collar Drag vs Travis Stevens – Breakdown

ADCC champion Yuri Simoes dis a takedown on Judo Olympic silver medalist, Travis Stevens in BJJ super fight at Fight 2 Win Pro. Yuri was also able to win against Travis Stevens by Split Decision. Taking down Judo Olympic medalist is probably one of the hardest takedowns to achieve in any grappling martial art. Especially, grappling …

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Most Effective Types Of Grappling Martial Arts

In the world of martial arts, there are two dominant categories created by the area in which a match takes place. The two areas are on the feet and on the ground. In order to make this distinction even easier, the manner of fighting decides the category of an art. In those terms, there can …

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Inside 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu – Grappling Concepts That Work

Where there’s innovation, there’s always controversy. People, in general, are unwilling to accept change and innovation straight away. Controversy usually stems from this resistance to change. In those terms, Jiu Jitsu is no different than any other aspect of life. Despite being a result of evolution and adaptation of an earlier art, BJJ can be very …

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REVIEW: Battle Tested Half Guard – Bernardo Faria DVD

Looking to improve your half guard game? Well, a world champion’s instructional is always a good place to start. Even better, a World champion who is a half guard specialist. Granted, there are many variations of the half guard and there’s no one expert on them all. If you’re really into the half guard game …

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