Month: August 2019

Echo Charles Surprised and Promoted to Black Belt by Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink and Dean Lister really surprised Echo Charles and promoted him to a BJJ Black Belt. If you invest so much time in BJJ  then promotion to a black belt is a huge achievement which usually makes you pretty emotional. So it was with Echo. Echo Charles was surprised by Jocko Willink and Dean …

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Jiu-Jitsu Based Self-Defense Solutions – Eli Knight DVD

Jiu-JItsu Based Self-Defense might sound like something unreal nowadays. The trouble with sports JIu-JItsu is that it is a sport, and it doesn’t really prepare people for violent altercations. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of old, the stuff the Gracie’s though, was actually much more self-defense originated. It was developed mainly for Vale Tudo needs back when …

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Uber Driver Attacked by the Woman – BJJ Fanatics Offered $250 gift to Anyone Who Knows Him

Atlanta Police had an interesting job this weekend. They arrested a woman for biting, beating and hitting the car of an Uber driver.  The Uber driver, Yasser Hadi, said he dropped off a passenger at the 14th Street and Howell Mill Road when a woman who came out of nowhere jumped on his car and …

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Bruno Frazatto DVD Review: Complete Guard Passing Encyclopedia

A small guy in a Gi teaching giant-killer moves. What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you read this? For many in the BJJ community, it’ll probably be Bruno Frazatto. While the little magician is ultra famous for his open guard game, he also has a few more tricks up his …

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Bruno Frazatto – Impassable Guard Formula DVD Review

If you want to learn guard, learn it form a small person. Truer words have never been spoken. It is not about flexibility, or size or any other physical quality. With the smaller grapplers, it is all about techniques off their back. How else would they have any hope of surviving without getting smashed? In …

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Dominyka Obelenyte “Spider Variations And Domoplata” DVD Review

At the highest levels of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu, a real joy to watch are the women’s divisions. The ladies of BJJ do put on some of the most exciting, teeth-grinding matchups, whether it is Gi or No-Gi. In fact, out of all the BJJ World champions, the ladies actually have the boasting rights when it comes …

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Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu While Constantly Traveling

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is something you can’t just leave at home when you go traveling. Whether it is for a vacation, business trip or any other trip, grapplers can rarely go a few days without looking to train. Luckily, JIu-JItsu si so spread around the world that you can find an academy at pretty much …

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How Jiu-Jitsu Knee Pads Can Help Your BJJ

“If you train grappling form more than 3 years, and one day you wake up and nothing hurts than that means you’ve died.” This is one of the best quotes I’ve ever head in regards to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And the reason behind it is that It is completely, 100% true. Grappling is tough on the …

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Thomas Lisboa: “Closed Guard Beyond Basics” DVD Review

What happened to the closed guard in Jiu-Jitsu? I remember way back when I did y first tournament. I got o the closed guard in every match, and managed to get a few victories thanks to it. However, from there on, the closed guard seems to have taken a back seat. Just like it did …

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Fundamental Folkstyle Wrestling Adam Wheeler DVD Review

Wrestling, as we’ve discussed many times, is probably the one core staple discipline of modern grappling. Pair wrestling with Jiu-JItsu, and you get an unstoppable combination, both in grappling and MMA terms. Still, not all wrestling is the same, and this is what most people often miss. For instance, catch wrestling and folkstyle wrestling are …

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