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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

There's only so much space on the training floor, and rolling into someone else's can be dangerous.
Hammering your grip may not be the answer to getting a tighter hold on your opponent.
There are many faces of BJJ in each class you attend. Which one are you, and which one is your teammate?
Be a force for good in your jiu jitsu world and crush negativity into the mat.
Avoid injury by finding balance between your combat sport and your conditioning. This three training day plan will send you in the right direction.
If you're just starting in BJJ and want to get a black belt someday, you're in for a long journey. Seasoned BJJ practioners share how to make the most of it.
Discover how training goals will allow you to progress and leave class better than when you walked in.
Improve your strength and balance by adding some guard-opening specific exercises to your training program.
Having a healthy relationship between your training on and off the mat will keep you strong.
Tapering before a tournament is the most important and difficult phase of training. But it doesn’t have to be a mystery.
The blue belt is often the longest, most challenging, yet most rewarding rank in your BJJ career.
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.
The mentality you develop in your early days of BJJ that is crucial to long-term success in the sport.
After seventeen years of training BJJ, my attitude towards grappling with differently ranked partners has changed.
Our most important lessons don't always come from the young and talented - they come from the ones who have stayed in the game the longest.
A tight grip is crucial component of controlling your opponent, and there are several ways to train for stronger hands.