grappling

What do grapplers have in common with the rich and famous? Maybe cauliflower ear!
Looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy? Here are some issues to consider so you can ensure a good, long-lasting fit.
What message are you sending when you suit up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class? Make sure it is the right message, one that will make people want to train with you.
Ever heard a grappler talk about going to “gi” or “no-gi” class? What does it mean? How do they compare? Do they differ in ways that make a difference? Read on for more details.
When traveling and visiting a BJJ academy, one will typically find what one goes looking for - good training and new friends...or a fight. Read on for the 10 tips for surviving a visit!
Considering entering a grappling tournament? Read on for some suggestions about how to make the most of your experience.
How can grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu be a metaphor for life? The way we find balance in grappling can be the very same tools we use to find emotional balance throughout our day.
Have a friend who's become obsessed with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or grappling? Not sure how to communicate with them anymore? Read these 10 tips to win over your martial arts friend!
One thing I have become pretty good at is helping people feel comfortable drilling and training with me; this, in turn helps me have a more enjoyable training experience.
What exactly IS wrong with Randy Couture's ear?!? Beauty is in the eye - and for some, the ear - of the beholder. Read on for more details about cauliflower ear.
Got grapple? Women's Grappling Camp, an organization committed to women and the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, hosts another successful event, featuring highly decorated black belt Hannette Staack.
Coach Traver shows up the "dummy up." Taken from Jiu-Jitsu and MMA, this drill is a great calisthenic exercise to spice up your warm-up or exercise routine.