Hey BJJ’ers! I have REALLY been having a lot of success with a REALLY cool strategy...
When I was a newbie, fresh in my stiff white gi and white belt, completely clueless...
This article is a continuation of the Joint Care article posted in November. This time, we...
I have a deep passion for mixed martial arts and I have an even deeper passion...
“Mastery.” Get off first. It’s a fundamental principle, be the cause not the effect. BJJ...
Black-Belt Secret “Super Pressure Cooker Half Guard Pass” Technique to CRUSH the Guard Position
Hey BJJ’ers! I have REALLY been having a lot of success with a REALLY cool strategy against advanced competitors, and I would feel super out of flow if I...
- June 10, 2015
JiuJitsu & You: De La Riva
When I was a newbie, fresh in my stiff white gi and white belt, completely clueless but excited to get started with my training, I heard delariva (yes, I...
- March 20, 2015
BJJ Biomechanics – Joint Care Part 2: Shoulders and Hips
This article is a continuation of the Joint Care article posted in November. This time, we are discussing the Shoulder and Hip joints. Both of these joints have large...
- March 5, 2015
So I Love Fighting and I Love My Kids, Don’t Judge – by Timothy Almeida
I have a deep passion for mixed martial arts and I have an even deeper passion for the three children I am raising. There is something ancient and splendid...
- February 18, 2015
Teaching Tips for Martial Artists (Part Three)
“Mastery.” Get off first. It’s a fundamental principle, be the cause not the effect. BJJ teaches us to fight from the bottom, to reverse the position, to be...
- Posted February 16, 2015
A Faster Way to Strong Abs / a Strong Core – with Nick Nilsson
This blog post was written based off a a mini-course called “30 Second Ab Solution,” by Nick Nilsson. Nick writes for “regular people” and athletes all over the world,...
- January 31, 2015
BJJ Biomechanics – The Importance of Stretching
The importance of warming up and stretching are often overlooked. At the very least, they are done quickly because they’re supposed to be good for us and frankly, we...
- January 22, 2015
BJJ Over 50 – Surviving and Thriving on the Mat with Doug Kimball
Snap, crackle, pop. Add in an occasional groan, moan and ‘why am I sore there?’ – and you’ve got a sense of what Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be like...
- January 20, 2015
UFC Coach John Hackleman – Fundamentals of the Punch
(This video clip is use from Coach John Hackleman’s YouTube channel, his lessons are below) “This is the first lesson in a series that will last several weeks in...
- Posted January 17, 2015
Little Guy Jiu-Jitsu: Be a Shark not a Fish
David and Goliath. Jack and the Giant. Captain Ahab and Moby Dick. For jiu-jitsu maybe we can relate better to this comparison, Gabi Garcia and Mackenzie Dern… Oooooh you...
- January 17, 2015