martial arts

I’m tired of trying to make random gear work for BJJ. Fortunately the Datsusara Gear Bag Mini came along, and it's perfect for the BJJ lifestyle.
If you’ve ever been to a muay Thai gym, you may have wondered why everyone has such huge gym bags with them. Today, I will expose the long list of mysteries that lurk inside this bag.
This was a week of ups and downs, but stepping back now, I realize the little negative things that happened were nothing in light of all the good things going on in my life.
This was the last week of training before my next tournament, and I feel confident in the progress I've made since my last competition.
The new women's gi from Fuji Sports features beautiful embroidery, high-quality construction, and one of my new favorite pairs of gi pants.
Here is as complete workout - including warm up, drills, and sparring focus - for practicing and refining the all-important roundhouse kick.
As tournament time approaches, I've been training hard and learning some freestyle judo tehcniques to prepare for the big day.
This week I trained at a different grappling school and got to work on tightening up some holes in my game.
If you practice martial arts, then you need to strength train in order to maximize your performance. Here are the top five bang-for-your-buck exercises for fighters.
This was a crazy week, but a good one as far as training goes. I'm working on my lower body submissions to prepare for the upcoming tournament.
The new women's rashguard from 93 Brand takes its inspiration from the hard-working women of the 1920s, with a nostalgic feel and quality construction.
This was by far the best training week I’ve had this year, and it feels like my Brazilian jiu jitsu and weightlifting are coming together.
As a coach I've observed some common trends in my beginner students. Here are the five phases most new BJJ practitioners go through.
This week we received some updates about what will be allowed at the upcoming tournament. I'm also enjoying the strength and conditioning I've added to my training.
Now that competition season is in full swing, I've started to focus on tightening up my diet, strength and conditioning, bodyweight, and my overall BJJ game.
This week was packed full of fun BJJ stuff. I did a lot of coaching, learned several new techniques, and helped one of our teammates at a tournament.
After every tournament, I always evaluate my performance with my coaches. This week I analyzed what happened on the mat during the match that prevented me from executing my game plan at my last match.