Interview With One And Only Hywel From BJJHacks

1. How did you get started in BJJ? Like many people I found jiu-jitsu through an interest in MMA. I had trained for a few years in various martial arts but always found them lacking in any sense of realism – I looked for the most realistic of all … [Continue reading]

Interview With Richard From Attack The Back

1. How did you get started in BJJ? My journey in BJJ Started just over 4 years ago in September 2010. I was working a dead end 9 to 5 job and my daily routine consisted of: Wake up > Go to work > Get home > Eat > Sleep > … [Continue reading]

Interview With Seymour Yang Of Meerkatsu: Amazing Artist & BJJ Guy

If you have not seen some of the artwork done by Seymour then you have to head over to his gallery. Seymour is not only an amazing artist but he is also a brown belt with four stripes. Let's dive into the interview and see what he has to share with … [Continue reading]

Interview With Sam Yang Of InnerBJJ

In our second installment of BJJ Voice Interview series we reached out to Sam Yang from InnerBJJ.Com, whose not just a fighter but also a great writer. 1. How did you get started in BJJ? My path to BJJ was a long one. I saw UFC 1 and like … [Continue reading]

Interview With Marshal D. Carper: Great Writer And JiuJitsu Athlete

In our first installment of BJJ Voice Interview series we reached out to Marshal D. Carper, whose not just a fighter but also a great writer. 1. How did you get started in BJJ? I got bullied a lot growing up, so I wanted to train a martial art … [Continue reading]

Miyao Brothers – The Jiu Jitsu Prodigies

The Miyao brothers – Paulo and Joao – are twins that have taken the world of BJJ by storm in a very short time and have risen to the top along with the best of the fighters. They are 3rd generation Japanese descendants in Brazil, hailing from the … [Continue reading]

Alliance JiuJitsu Academy

History Romero “Jacarê” Cavalcanti is one of the six men to have the honor of being awarded a black belt under the influential training of the legendary Rolls Gracie. After Rolls' unfortunate death in 1982 in a hang gliding accident, Romero spent … [Continue reading]

50 Killer Tips For BJJ White Belts

If you are new to bjj and want to improve your game or progress faster then follow these 50 tips that will change your game for good. Don't forget to incorporate Ojimas OSU in your workout which is the only BJJ preworkout supplement in the market. … [Continue reading]

Everything You Need To Know About BJJ GI

The Gi is perhaps the most important gear for any BJJ practitioner – amateur, hobbyist or professional. Like the Samurais back in the day, in the modern world the Gi is a symbol of pride, honor, and personality among many things. A BJJ Gi is in … [Continue reading]

6 Tips To Become A Badass Jiu Jitsu Competitor

When you shift your focus to training for BJJ competitions, it's a completely different terrain compared to that of the casual hobbyist or dabbler. You have to commit to a tested and proven training process that progressively gears you toward … [Continue reading]

Warriors Factory Atos Jiu Jitsu

The Atos Jiu Jitsu team was formed in 2008 by Ramon Lemos and Andre Galvao. They have been close friends since they represented the Brasa Academy. With the split in Brasa, they came together to form a team driven by a strong focus on competitions and … [Continue reading]

A Guide To Sponsorship For BJJ Athletes

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a fascinating martial art and sport rolled into one. With the recent upsurge of interest in BJJ, many find the prospect of becoming a full time athlete fascinating. Unless you are an entrepreneur or self-employed to a certain … [Continue reading]

Winning The Best: Black Belt Mentality

As competitive athletes, there is an intrinsic drive to be better than others and derive pleasure from victory. Brain chemicals like dopamine and serotonin are functional in motivating an athlete. But at some point, the upsurge of emotions felt … [Continue reading]

Tips On How You Can Progress Faster in BJJ

Let's face it. If this question has already surfaced in your mind, your brain and body have already started to figure out the alphabets and words of Jiu Jitsu. It is a positive indicator of the hunger for knowledge inside you. It's a real necessity … [Continue reading]

The Critical Role of Balance In BJJ

The skill of balance forms the foundation of all the technical aspects of Jiu Jitsu – throws, take-downs, sweeps, mount rides and overall success on the mat. Japanese Jujutsu originates from the elaborate techniques that direct the opponent's weight … [Continue reading]

13 Things That Affect Your BJJ Performance

Strategy is the craft of the warrior . Someone once said, “Immature strategy is the cause of grief”. − Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi   We all love training in BJJ. What starts out as a couple of casual and fun rolling sessions a … [Continue reading]

The Critical Role of Conditioning in BJJ

So you walk onto the mat feeling really good about yourself. You have been drilling every submission and transition to the last minute detail. It's time to roll for maybe an hour with the tough ones and test out how good your skills hold. But the … [Continue reading]

How To Set A Winning Mindset For BJJ

“The only reason a warrior is alive is to fight, and the only reason a warrior fights is to win” – Miyamoto Musashi, Book of Five Rings Human beings have the unique mental faculty of imaginative and creative thought processes. We have been able to … [Continue reading]