Month: September 2019

Rules Of BJJ: A Competition Guide For Beginners

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu might have started as a self-defense oriented art but it is a full-blown sport nowadays. So much so, in fact, that it has quite a complicated system of rules. Moreover, there are so many organizations out there that use modified rulesets, that it is hard to keep track of them all. For the …

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BJJ Motivation: Why Do you Train Jiu-Jitsu?

Whatever we do in life, we have a reason behind it. When that reason is doing something we must, rather than we wan,t we’re not really going to do our best, are we? Imagine going to a job you don’t really enjoy and you’ll know exactly what I mean. When you’re motivated to do something, …

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Best Jiu-Jitsu Lapel Attacks For BJJ Competitors

Brazilian Jiu-JItsu offers so many options to control and attack an opponent that you’ll never find training boring. To that extent, not many other martial arts are as versed a using anything and everything to gain an advantage. What’s more impressive is that it is all legal and free to use in competition as well …

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BJJ Mats 101: Buying, Setting Up And Cleaning

Do you know what is the thing that keeps a BJJ academy running? Most likely, you’ll get several different answers to this question. Most of them will be correct, however, you won’t find the answer we’re looking for today among them. That answer is BJJ mats. Imagine having to train without mats. That is not …

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BJJ Guard Pull Counters For Any Occasion

Pulling guard in BJJ is often seen as a coward’s move. I couldn’t disagree with that notion more. The BJJ Pull Guard is actually BJJ’s only original takedown. Yes, even though it lands you on your back. You still have a position of dominance and have taken the fight to the ground. That said, one …

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Keenan Cornelius Warns of a “New” Viral Eye Infection in Gyms: “Don’t be Selfish!”

With only a few days left till ADCC 2019, Cornelius is looking for a good Ophthalmologist. It’s not clear whether Keenan is out of competition or not but it’s very possible that he’ll be out. Keenan Cornelius sent a strong message to everyone coming to training with any type of disease like viral conjunctivitis in …

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Is Krav Maga Legit?

Interesting view and comparison of Krav Maga and other martial arts by Joe Rogan.

Osoto Gari by Ronda Rousey

Olympian Ronda Rousey goes through the basic Osoto judo technique step-by-step for aspiring judokas learning their first throw. Ronda finally gets to the meat and potatoes in Judo Time. Throws are the coolest part about judo and this basic Osoto will carry any beginner judoka far. And what is more important a lot of Judo …

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12-years-old Boy Violently Assaulted – Gracie Brothers Want to Help Him

A 12-years-old student was slammed to the floor and punched repeatedly by a  classmate after a physical education class at Blake Academy in Lakeland. Lauren Springfield, beaten boy’s mother was in a state of shock. She even felt like she was having an out-of-body experience watching an older student throw, kick and punch her 12-year-old …

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