jiu jitsu

The rear naked choke can be used from a standing position or on the ground and serves as an effective submission technique.
An opponent’s unfamiliarity with wrist locks and how to defend them adds an element of surprise to your submission game.
Improve your strength and balance by adding some guard-opening specific exercises to your training program.
Tapering before a tournament is the most important and difficult phase of training. But it doesn’t have to be a mystery.
This upcoming Brazilian jiu jitsu event matches hometown heroes against some of the brightest up-and-coming stars in the sport.
Earning a black belt on the mat is one thing, but it doesn't grant you any entitlement in every day life.
In BJJ, we are not mixing different martial arts - we are mixing multiple energy systems.
After seventeen years of training BJJ, my attitude towards grappling with differently ranked partners has changed.
These are the top half guard techniques that have worked well for me, as well as ones I am working on.
There are a few key ways to prepare for your competition to maximize your enjoyment and results during the event.
The sport of BJJ flows in natural waves of volume and intensity, but there is a way to manipulate these things to maximize your training potential.
I travel for work, so I visit a lot of different BJJ clubs. Here's how to find a good place and plan ahead.
There are two methods that all BJJ practitioners should be drilling on a daily basis.
This event was one of the best experiences I have ever had as a spectator of combat sports.
You need to be ready to make some big sacrifices if you plan on making it to the top of your game.
This is a wonderful gi to roll in, with custom embroidery and plenty of room to move around.