Month: February 2020

Simple Vegan BJJ Diet Rules For Top Performance

The amount of information on nutrition, diets and the best meal plans for athletes and fighters our there is simply overwhelming. So much so, in fact, that by trying to help people achieve a certain sustainable lifestyle a whole fashionable movement was created. Nowadays you can pick and choose, from sound options that make sense …

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The Recipe For Longevity In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a contact sport. In the world of martial arts, that would translate to an ability for full-on training up to a certain age. Usually, the cut off age is somewhere between 30 and 40 years old. And yet, In BJ, we see people well in their 50s and 60s, and even older, …

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The Only Way To Do A Flying Armbar Safely

Have you ever tried a flying armbar submission? Of course, you have, even though you might not have done any actual “flying”. Flying submissions appeal to us all, and the flying armbar ranks the highest on that list. The curious thing is that it is mostly white and blue belts that are attempting it, with …

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24 years Old Gordon Ryan Buys Himself a Million Dollar House With the Income He Made From Grappling

You may love him or hate him but Gordon Ryan really is “the king”.  3x ADCC world champion, EBI champ, black belt 2x gold at IBJJF No-Gi Pans and Worlds, and this year double gold medalist at ADCC is making his dreams came true. At age 24, Gordon Ryan has won everything there is to win …

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Is Jiu-Jitsu Rolling Alone Enough To Learn BJJ?

Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is available through many methods nowadays. Of course, the best one is to join an academy, and to classes regularly. Even if that is your only avenue of learning, there are different ways to learn during a class. there’s movement training, there are technical drills, competition drills, learning techniques, and concepts and …

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The Jiu-Jitsu Belt Order Аnd What Every Belt Means

Do you know the story of the Jiu-Jitsu Belt Order? Why is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu so different from other martial arts when it comes to the color and order of the belts? Some of these questions were quite difficult to answer until a short while ago. Even now, the correct information can often be hard to …

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Things To Do After a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t end when you line up for the end of class. Nor is it over when you finally make yourself stop rolling and head to the changing rooms. Let’s face it, most people do not want BJJ classes to end anyway. Henceforth, people are still in a BJJ mindset long after a class …

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The Complete Butterfly Guard Marcelo Garcia DVD Review

Marcelo Garcia’s new DVD is out! In a previous article, we discussed what we should expect from it. Now, it time for a full Marcelo Garcia DVD review to see if all our expectations were met. From the first few minutes of watching this instructional, it was clear that it is going to be one …

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The Best Submissions For BJJ Beginners To Focus On

You always remember your first…submission! The one I managed to get was a really hard-fought one and actually features later on in this article. That said, BJJ does offer more submission options than any other grappling martial art out there. That also means that you might end up being extremely confused when you first start …

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Learn BJJ Fast: 8 Things That Can Slow Your Progress

I have been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for just about a decade now, and one thing I can confirm is that there’s no real way of mastering Jiu-Jitsu. There’s always more and more to learn which means the sport is endless. And that is the most difficult thing to grasp. Once you accept that you’ll never …

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