BJJ

If we agree that taking notes is a useful tool in the learning process, then how do we effectively take notes in a sweaty, crazy BJJ class? Here are my thoughts.
I don't think I was ever formally taught how to "flow roll" in BJJ. It seems crystal clear, but it's actually quite hard. Here are my thoughts on what it is and how to do it.
My teammate Scott Nauss is helping me review some of the BJJ gear for guys out there - first up is the Kingz 420 Light V2 BJJ gi.
Competing isn't the only way to participate in a BJJ tournament - you can also volunteer to work at the event. There are a lot of different volunteers needed to make it a great day for the athletes.
In his new book, "Pound for Pound," Brian D'Souza goes behind the scenes of MMA fighting and examines what other journalists won't - the exploitation of some of the sport's biggest names.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: deadlift tips, stretching advice, Tabata workouts, protein, and more!
So you're an old guy and you've decided you need to start training MMA or BJJ. That's great, but there's some special things you've got to do if you want to last.
My relationship with BJJ is evolving. Sometimes I wear a suit and talk to academics, and sometimes I write about jiu jitsu instead of training. I am merging my lives into one whole.
Here is a list of basic gear for women that I’ve tried and loved. I've included the best gear for no gi, my favorite gis, and also some hairstyle tips.
It occurs when an upper belt “handles” a spazzy newbie, tapping the person repeatedly, imposing control, and otherwise demonstrating to the grappler that s/he is not all that.
I’ve noticed a few idiosyncrasies in my behavior that have the potential to out me as a grappler among people who don’t already know I am one. Read on to see if any of this sounds familiar.
I've been eyeing the Kalabaw rashguard since Bong posted a photo of it on Facebook in May 2012. I finally got one and it's the most comfortable I've ever rolled in.
I like to use the phrase "owning my training." But what do I mean by that? I'm going to share a personal (and not so flattering story) to illustrate what is actually an empowering concept.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: qualities of a good coach, BJJ, rowing, vitamin D, and more!
I've avoided injury for the most part in my athletic career, until recently when I heard that fateful "pop" in my knee during training. But I've been making recovery a positive experience.
I started BJJ to learn self defense. Everyone comes to it for different reasons. But what we all get out of it is similar and hugely beneficial to our entire lives.
I recently discovered that not much has been written on how to get women into BJJ, so I did some research and talked to women I know who practice the art. Here's what they had to share on the topic.