Hygiene Tips for Your BJJ Practice

Hygiene Tips for Your BJJ Practice

As all fighters know, hygiene is an important part of practicing martial arts. If you’re new to MMA or to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you should take some time to learn good hygiene practices. Here are some hygiene tips for your martial arts practice: Keep Your Gi Clean When...
Is BJJ Practical for Real Life Self-Defense?

Is BJJ Practical for Real Life Self-Defense?

Some people who sign up to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu want to get in shape or learn a new skill. Some people, however, want to learn how to defend themselves in a real-life conflict. So, the question that gets asked is often, “Is Jiu-Jitsu practical for self-defense?”...
Jiu-Jitsu and Suffering

Jiu-Jitsu and Suffering

Jiu-Jitsu is the way of the warrior, and every warrior must endure a path of suffering. To be clear, suffering is not a burden, but more a blessing. As a general rule, many view hardship, pain, and failure as negative stressors on their lives. When you learn to view...
BJJ Belt Ranking Breakdown: Part 2

BJJ Belt Ranking Breakdown: Part 2

As we continue breaking down the belt system of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it is important to remember that everyone learns at a different pace. While some may advance to the next level immediately after their minimum time, it may take others much longer. Everyone learns at...
Strength Training Tips for Supplementing BJJ Training

Strength Training Tips for Supplementing BJJ Training

Some of the best physical workouts can be accomplished through training BJJ. Most often, these training sessions suffice as a physical fitness program. However, many serious competitors require advanced strength and weight training routines as well. For those...