Can you get herpes from BJJ?

As fun as grappling on the mats with your buddies can be, it goes without saying that the grappling process is not without its inherent risks. When asked about BJJ risks, most people would say that muscle and ligament strains and tears are the most common. However,...

Best BJJ Forums

Best BJJ Forums

The martial art and sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is many things – but it’s definitely not easy to master, by any means. The usual reaction of complete novices is that they get dumbfounded at how inefficient they are with the use of their bodies. And this usually goes...

HEMA vs BJJ

HEMA vs BJJ

BJJ practitioners are known for being open-minded and trying to incorporate techniques from other martial arts. It’s a great way to improve one’s game beyond the confines of what one particular school has on offer. One question that some BJJ practitioners tend to have...

Small Circle Jujitsu vs BJJ

Small Circle Jujitsu vs BJJ

There is a myriad of martial arts that people from all over the world get drawn to. And, as is the case with everything else, some martial arts are flat out better than others. Of course, this is an oversimplified statement. There are countless distinctions that we...

Danzan Ryu Jujitsu vs BJJ

Danzan Ryu Jujitsu vs BJJ

Different martial arts are known to have different applications when it comes to various fight or competition scenarios. For example, judo is known to offer a powerful and effective way for throwing or tripping opponents to the ground. Muay Thai is known to help...

5 Female Celebrities Who Practice Jiu Jitsu

5 Female Celebrities Who Practice Jiu Jitsu

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....

Hottest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Couples

Hottest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Couples

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...

Controversial Sexy Jiu-Jitsu Girls Calendar

Controversial Sexy Jiu-Jitsu Girls Calendar

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...

Dream Jiu-Jitsu Central Tournament

Dream Jiu-Jitsu Central Tournament

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...

Jiu Jitsu in Real Street Fights

Jiu Jitsu in Real Street Fights

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...