Training

The two ways of tying your BJJ belt: Standard vs Super Knot

There are multiple ways to tie a Jiu Jitsu belt.  This guide will help you tie your BJJ belt two different ways: the standard tie and the Hollywood...

How to tie your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt

Having trouble tying your Jiu Jitsu belt?  This quick-read will teach you how to tie your belt using the Standard Knot: The Standard Knot Find the middle of...

What not to do during your first Jiu Jitsu class

Are you starting BJJ soon?  Unsure of what to expect or what to do to prepare?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered on some things that you should...

IBJJF point scoring for Jiu Jitsu tournaments

  The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) rules dictate what can and cannot be done in BJJ competition.  They cover legal/illegal submissions, gi/no-gi uniform requirements, anti-doping policies,...

How to tie your Jiu Jitsu pants

How do you tie Jiu Jitsu pants?  This quick read will help you learn how to tie your BJJ pants:   Step 1: Take the drawstrings of the...

6 BJJ Fundamentals by John Danaher

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Finding the right MMA Gym

Believe me, there are many people that join a gym and tell the coach, "Yeah, I want to be a top fighter, and go pro!" and never show...

Should I train Gi or No-Gi for MMA?

Training in a Gi for MMA: Let’s face it, 90% of MMA fighters will say that training in a gi is a lot less fun than a rash...

What Should The Minimum Grappling Requirements Be For A Fighter?

We were interested in finding out what the path to success in fighting would look like for athletes of various skill levels. John Danaher, 4th Degree Jiu-Jitsu Black...

5 Must-Know Grappling Techniques For A Fighter With Strong Striking Skills

We asked John Danaher, who holds a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, what the minimum grappling requirements should be for a fighter with a strong background of...