Month: September 2020

The Modern 50/50 Guard Patrick Gaudio DVD Review

In the BJJ World, the realm of open guards is probably now beyond anyone’s ability to comprehend. There are just too many open guards, to begin with, let alone exploring all the variations and combinations people come up with. Still, some open guards tend to withstand the test of time. Although the 50/50 guard is …

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Three Ways To Finish Every Takedown In BJJ

What is the hardest part of BJJ? Finishing submissions? Passing the guard? Holding mount? If I had to wager in, given my personal experience in training and teaching, I’d most definitely choose takedowns. In particular, I’d choose to finish a takedown someone has already set up. What is the secret behind getting a takedown in …

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How To Be Safe In BJJ During Hard Rolls On Open Mats

What is the number one thing that annoys you on the mats? I’ll help, it has to do with open mats and rolling. Let me help you even more – it has to do with lots of people rolling on the mats at the same time. Yeah, you got it – the rolling collisions. IF …

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Tom DeBlass DVD Review: The Lockdown Blueprint

Another Sunday, another Tom DeBlass DVD… But this one is different. Usually, people outside of !0th Planet Jiu-Jitsu don’t do instructionals on positions that are associated with Eddie Bravo or his No-Gi empire. Not that they can’t, but people just don’t spend enough time in the unique positions 10P grapplers usually do. Enter Tom DeBlass …

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The BJJ Question We Love To Hate: How Did It Go?

Why do we compete in BJJ? This is a question that will yield many different answers, from the most philosophical to the most practical. However, the bottom line is, every time we go out to a tournament, what we’re aiming for is to win. We want to win every match in the most dominant fashion …

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Free BJJ Police Training For Offices In Florida

I’ve long said that Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is the perfect complement to any law enforcement service training regimen. Why mandatory Jiu-Jitsu training is not part of the curriculums of every training system for law enforcement officers all around the world is beyond me. There’s literally no better martial art that will help police officers deal with …

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Academy Explains What Really Happened In The “BJJ Dojo Storm” Incident

Remember the violent BJJ challenge match we shared a few days ago? Trying to be completely fair about it, we did invite the instructor in the video to share his thoughts. Luckily for us, the academy where the “incident” occurred did so, supporting their instructor in full and providing much-needed details to for ma complete …

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The Manual For Grappling With More Experienced BJJ Training Partners

Oh, now I have your full attention, don’t I? Hello white and blue belts, welcome to the manual for grappling with more experienced training partners. Or, in your case, just training partners. Jokes aside, there’s always going to be someone with more experience in Jiu-Jitsu than you. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t train with …

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Bia Mesquita DVD Review: World Championship Open Guard System

Bia Mesquita is one of the most exciting female grapples of today,. With plenty of titles behind her, and some crazy performances on the mats. She is also a real wizard in both Gi and NO-Gi, and she is just getting started. AN avid competitor that’s competing as much as possible, she doesn’t seem to …

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Best Kids BJJ Gi Guide And Reviews For 2020

You got your kids into BJJ, and now you’re facing the number one headache – getting a Gi for them. If you’re not training yourself you might be amazed at the prices of some of these Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gis for children. Worry not, we got you covered. We provide you with not only the best …

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