Grip strength is the most important strength for BJJ, but most people don’t actively try to increase it. That’s a shame. So in this article
I train both gi and no gi BJJ and I love them both. And so I often get the question: should I do gi or
There is a ton of discussion about taping fingers in BJJ. In this article you will find out if and when it makes sense to
Finger pain and finger injuries are very common in Brazilian jiu-jitsu – I certainly had my fair share of them. In this post I will
What tape should you use for BJJ? In this article I will be discussing what tape is the best for taping your fingers and other
BJJ vs Muay Thai: which is better? I trained both and in this post I compare Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and tell you
How often should you train BJJ? It depends on your goals and lifestyle. In this article I explain how often you should train BJJ to
If you are reading this guide, you are probably interested in learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. You may be a beginner or have been training for
How BJJ belts work can be confusing to people who are new to Brazilian jiu jitsu. In this guide I explain what belts there are
BJJ Vs Judo: which is better for grappling, MMA, and self defense? In this post I explain the differences between Judo and BJJ and who
It’s no secret: most people that start doing BJJ quit. It’s why the BJJ black belt is the hardest black belt to get. In this
Yes, you can get a black belt in BJJ without competing, and there are pros and cons to this. In this post I’ll talk about
Did you just start doing BJJ as a white belt, and do you want some tips to point you in the right direction? Look no
In this post I explain the meaning of each belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu, as well as the unique meaning that BJJ ascribes to belts
The black belt is the highest belt in many martial arts. It signifies a person who has mastered the art. But it doesn’t take equally
White belt can be the hardest belt in BJJ if you don’t know what techniques to focus on. So here’s a cheat sheet for moves
Which is better: BJJ or wrestling? In this post I break it down. I discuss the similarities and differences between wrestling and BJJ, their application
Elite sports This is the best lightweight BJJ gi that’s cheap. It’s not the strongest gi, but if you just want a light gi for
What do children need out of their BJJ gi? I explain it here, and give my selection of the best kids BJJ gis.
How many head and arm chokes are there, how do they work and how do you finish them?
What kind of arm bars are there in Brazilian jiu jitsu and how do they work?
How do Americana’s work? And what other Americana variations are there? Here’s a systematic overview.
How the Kimura, Omoplata and other shoulder locks work, and how to discover new shoulder lock submission in Brazilian jiu jitsu.
Stretching can positively impact your BJJ in many ways. In this article I break down the different benefits of stretching for BJJ and the best stretching routine and exercises for BJJ. I also try to answer some questions you might have, such as when you should stretch, how long you should stretch, whether you should stretch statically or dynamically and whether you can stretch too much.