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returning to bjj
With the end of a brutal year in 2020, you are probably gearing up to meet your 2021 goals for BJJ. Whether you are starting BJJ for the first time, or returning from a COVID-induced hiatus, there are a few things you can do to ease the pain of...
track progress in bjj
Tracking progress in BJJ can be a daunting task. While there is no single best method to track progress in BJJ, there are a few things you can do to help gauge your overall growth in Jiu Jitsu. You are probably aware that BJJ takes years to get good and...
quitting-bjj
If you have trained BJJ for any length of time, you are probably familiar with the fact that people quit BJJ constantly.  There are many reasons for people quitting BJJ.  Realistically, all of us grapplers will face one or several of the hurdles that cause many to fall off...
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If you’ve ever rolled with a brand-new athletic guy in BJJ, you likely had the ‘spazzy white belt’ experience.  People of all belt levels, in particular, more experienced white belts and blue belts, often complain about ‘spazzy white belts.’  New BJJ people who use a lot of strength and...
hand shake in BJJ
If you’ve attended your first BJJ class, there’s a chance you heard the word ‘Oss’ spoken out loud.  ‘Oss’ is a common term thrown around within certain BJJ subcultures.  While most people don’t know the origin of ‘Oss,’ it’s often used in quite a few contexts. In this article, we...
wash bjj belt
Pretty much every martial art is chalk-full of superstitious traditions.  Perhaps one of the most gut-churning pieces of “traditional wisdom” is the notion that you shouldn’t wash your BJJ belt, ever. The “don’t wash your BJJ belt” belief stems from the idea that the...
andrew yang mma
EDITORS NOTE: We are not affiliated in any way with the Yang campaign. Why MMA Fans Should Know About Andrew Yang If you watched the Democratic Debates last week. You'd be forgiven for barely noticing the Asian man without a...
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UPDATE: In the original article, we mistakenly reported that Galvao had previously tested positive for PEDs. This was not true. Galvao has been tested and passed PED tests in IBJJF competitions in the past. We have updated the story and apologize to...
Instructors: Stop Grabbing Peoples Limbs to Put Them in the Correct Position. Try Teaching Instead.
Try Teaching Instead And now for a BJJ Instructor Tip: TRIGGER WARNING: All hate mail can be sent to [email protected] Nothing against this guy. Had to use someone for the picture. "20141012_0143" by Wolf Pictures is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
How The BJJ Red Belt Became a Political Weapon That Will Change Jiujitsu History
Source: jiujitsutimes youtube A few years ago jiu-jitsu fans were given a real treat. A feel good moment that quickly made the rounds across the internet. Rickson Gracie, one of the most beloved figures in the art, was awarded his red belt, making...