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BJJ techniques covers all things related to BJJ positions, submissions, and game plans.  We include breakdowns on each position, the various BJJ submissions available, and the best ways to improve your overall BJJ game.

Our self-defense section covers BJJ techniques as they relate to self-defense.  Curious about which techniques do or don’t work for self-defense?  Check out this section.

Our BJJ competition section covers the best game plans and competition strategies to get you on the podium.  Whether it’s your first tournament or the world championship, you’ll get insights and techniques to win that gold medal.

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The Top Three BJJ Guard Positions You Should Learn as a...

If you had to name the number one thing that separates Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from other grappling arts, the depth of the basic BJJ guard...
5 Americana Setups To Help You Quickly Tap Out Competitors

5 Americana Setups To Help You Quickly Tap Out Competitors

It's the Fourth of July in America, which means Americans will be celebrating by blowing things up, eating hot dogs and drinking...
Expandable Batons for Self Defense: USELESS

Expandable Batons for Self Defense: USELESS

Expandable batons are a popular self defense tool among security guards and self defense gurus. But are self defense batons a miracle...
4 Reasons You Absolutely MUST Train MMA Grappling For Self Defense

4 Reasons You Absolutely MUST Train MMA Grappling For Self Defense

A large number of people begin BJJ in order to learn an effective self-defense system.  The “Gracie Challenge” videos, as well as...
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Boxing for BJJ: Why You Should Cross-Train the Sweet Science

What is Boxing? From fisticuffs to Floyd Mayweather, there is no denying that boxing has...

5 Ways To Annoy and Distract Your Opponents As You Hunt...

Distraction and misdirection are underrated concepts in BJJ. But if you go back and watch the old Gracie In Action videos, you'll see that...

When You’re Ready to Stop Being Nice, Use the High Mount.

If jiu-jitsu is like chess, than the mount is the "check" position. Being mounted means one person is just a few steps away from...

The Total Newbies Guide to Coaching in BJJ Competition

You may not own an academy, or even be an instructor. But from time to time, you're thrust into the position of BJJ coach....

BJJ Black Belt Uses “Sport” Technique to Dominate Street Fight

EDIT: Adam Nadow trained at American Top Team in Longbeach, the article originally stated it was Florida. The rift between "sport" and "self defense" jiu-jitsu...

THE #1 No Gi Submission in BJJ: It’s not the heel...

Steve Jobs, the red belt of technology, famously declared that simplicity is the highest form of sophistication. And while the technology of...