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BJJ vs Aikido BJJ and aikido are both grappling based martial arts that have a widespread following.  When it comes to comparing BJJ vs aikido, there are additional factors you must consider beyond other style vs style comparisons.  Overall, BJJ and aikido do share some similarities.  However, there are some...
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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...
muay thai vs bjj
Who would win in a Muay Thai vs BJJ fight? Muay Thai and BJJ are both incredibly popular and effective martial arts.  The skills from both arts make up a fundamental component of any unarmed combat system.  We’ve broken down each art to compare the strengths and weaknesses of each...
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If you’ve spent any time on the mats, you’ve probably noticed many hilarious aspects of training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  We’ve compiled (#) of the most hilarious BJJ memes on the internet to keep you entertained throughout the grind. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not all fun and games.  I think we...
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The BJJ Belt System: How Long to BJJ Black Belt? The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt system has a reputation for being a long and arduous process to rank up.  While the best martial arts don’t hand out belts like candy, the BJJ belt system is exceptional for the amount of time...
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...
military krav maga
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Krav Maga are gaining widespread popularity across the world.  Since most of us martial arts nerds love a good style vs style comparison, we are going to break down BJJ vs Krav Maga to give you the details on the differences, similarities, and the upsides...
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...
Here's how to improve that lousy jiujitsu game plan of yours during competition
Ahh... the BJJ game plan... So you signed up for competition No matter where you train, who your coach is, or how many times you’ve competed before, you’re going to hear the most timeless BJJ competition question: ‘What’s...