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UPDATE: Tom Fogarty replied to our request for a comment, his full statement is below. We have yet to hear from FloGrappling. All of the pent up anger hiding under the surface at FloGrappling, an expansive streaming service with exclusive rights to stream IBJJF...
One of the most annoying cliches in jiu-jitsu is the guy proudly proclaiming, "Bro, I don't even know the rules! I just go for the submission!" This is silly when you think about it. How many baseball players do you know say, "I don't even know the rules, I'm...
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Whether you are just starting BJJ or earning your black belt, having the best BJJ training gear is a must-have for committed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners. BJJ training equipment comes in a range of prices and many brands to pick from. The proper BJJ training gear ensures that your training...
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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...
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Header image: "Ottawa BJJ Open 2012 (Sun)" by SLImagesCa is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 MMA and BJJ are both popular and effective martial arts. Given the history of MMA and the prominence of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the early Mixed Martial Arts events, it is easy to misunderstand the differences between MMA grappling...
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There's a chance you've been asked to bear crawl at some point in your life. Whether on the mat or in a school gymnasium, you've performed this movement. It can be a killer workout for your whole body, and a new way to move since most of...
The Cross-Training Advantage Cross-training has many benefits and is an ideal fitness program for jiu jitsu athletes. It will strengthen and tone, promote fat-burning and build cardio endurance. It also doesn't require a monthly gym membership or commitment and it does not require a great investment in weights or machines....
heel hooks in ibjjf
If you’re plugged into the current BJJ metagame, you probably know that No Gi, sub-only is one of the biggest competition formats. You are also probably aware that in IBJJF, heel hooks have been banned, until now. With the leg lock game in full swing at the highest level, most...
5 Best Tips To Avoid Bad BJJ Gyms If You Are Not Sure
While everyone’s journey in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is unique and different, there is no denying that a bad BJJ gym culture can completely ruin your time on the mats.  Whether you are looking for competition, self-defense, or just general exercise and fun, finding a gym with solid...
There’s no reason jiu jitsu players can’t look like Greek gods. Just take a look at any number of the top competitors. Many look like they could fit in at a bodybuilding competition just as well as they do at a tournament. Just remember, though, that these athletes aren’t...