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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is mostly male dominated. However, this martial art is starting to see more and more female Jiu-Jitsu stars from Kyra Gracie to Mackenzie Dern. Also, more local Jiu-Jitsu Academies are starting to have more women in the classes than ever before....
They say it's important to date someone who has the same interests as you. And for those of us who train Jiu-Jitsu and have a significant other who doesn't, you know the challenges that arise when you tell him or her that you are leaving to go train. And then coming...
Female Jiu-Jitsu practitioners are the minority in this martial art and sport. It can definitely be intimidating for a woman to train with a bunch of guys. But the truth of the matter is, whenever female students attend classes where it's mainly male dominated - they...
Jiu-Jitsu tournament events such as Metamoris and the Eddie Bravo Invitational are fantastic. We love how they don't focus on the point system and the matches are geared towards the submission. Even though there have been some great matches, we here at Jiu Jitsu...
If you train Jiu-Jitsu, it's sometimes easy to forget that this is a real martial art, because many of us have so much fun sparring in class without considering the real street aspect applications. And that's where the debate between sport Jiu-Jitsu and self defense...
MMA is what it is today, thanks to Jiu-Jitsu. As many know, the UFC was created by Rorion Gracie as a way to test Jiu-Jitsu against other martial arts. In the early days, Jiu-Jitsu was the clear winner. As more and more fighters began to realize that without...
Denis Kang shows Stephan Kesting a unique sidemount escape. This escape can be very useful when you are a smaller guy and are being pinned down against an opponent. Usually, when you are sidemounted, most people will turn into their opponent. This one is the...read more
Scott Epstein from 10th Planet West LA teaches the counter to d'arce. He calls this counter the Mechanic Sweep. As your opponent goes for the darce, you grab his wrist and c-cup his leg and sweep him. A typical way to get to the d'arce choke is when your opponent...read more
The Samurai roll is a great move to catch from the quarter guard. When your opponent has you in quarter guard, this is a great and unexpected move as you can do this the samurai roll and end up in twister side control, the truck or even get to the back. Getting to...read more
Plan B Sweep from Half Guard is a sweep you would attempt from the half-guard lockdown position. Ideally, when going for a sweep from the lockdown, you would go for the Old School Sweep or for a sweep where you are in the Dog Fight Position. When your opponent posts...read more
Maintaining control while in the side mount is a powerful thing. There are so many attacks you can do from this position - from side chokes to kimuras. A very important thing to understand is how to maintain this position and keep your opponent on their back. Most...read more
Top Jiu-Jitsu competitor stopped by Marcelo Garcia's academy and what a treat this was for all of us brazilian jiu-jitsu fans. Obviously, Keenan is an active competitor nowadays and Marcelo spends his time coaching and teaching at his academy in Manhattan. You can...read more
Bacteria and viruses grow faster overtime, even more if you don't have a powerful product to fight it with. Individuals who have poor hygiene are said to be more prone to getting various skin disorders. One of the most rampant skin infection among adults and teenagers...read more
In comparison to other combat sports, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is highly regarded and requires a lot of time and effort before one can reach the mastery level. Unless you only want to make it a part of your leisure time, frequently rolling in the mats and beating hundreds...read more
Nobody wants to have an ugly skin due to a disease left untreated. Speaking of a medical condition related to your skin, erythrasma is one of the most common type of skin diseases; a type of infection that causes the skin to become brown and bear awful scaly patches....read more
Nobody wants to be labeled as someone with a foul body odor, so as much as possible, we all want to keep ourselves clean and fresh all the time. Cleaning your body every day is not hard at all, but choosing the right product to entrust your skin and bodies with might...read more
To minimize and lessen the risk of infection, cleaning your piercings regularly is a must. While you can choose how you want to clean your piercings and there's a bunch of ways to do it without putting an extra effort to buy a certain product to use it with, getting...read more
While there may be tons of antibacterial products scattered all over the market today, the results may vary from your skin type. Antibacterial soaps are essential to keep our skin healthy, clean, and germ-free, but due to the fact that we all have different skin...read more