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Rigan Machado – Beverly Hills BJJ Professor

The Machado brothers are considered the 2nd family of Jiu Jitsu behind their cousins, the Gracies. Each of the Machado brothers are among the most respected practitioners within BJJ.One of the more known

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Who is Dillon “El Jefe” Danis?

Just hearing the name Dillon Danis makes many in the BJJ and MMA community’s eyes roll. He is a brash character that never shies away from controversy and always looks to make a name for himself.Although

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The Ultimate Guide for Picking the Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gear and BJJ Apparel

When you first start your BJJ Journey, the first thing you’ll probably realize is that there’s a ton of BJJ gear and equipment out there! You’ve got your BJJ Gi Uniform, BJJ No Gi Jiu Jitsu Gear,

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Rickson Gracie BJJ: The Undefeated Gracie

The greatest Jiu Jitsu fighter within the Gracie family is none other than the great Rickson Gracie BJJ. He is a legend in the BJJ community and considered by many as the greatest of all time.Rickson is

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Luta Livre vs BJJ: A Bitter Martial Arts Rivalry

When you think of Brazil and grappling, the first thing you probably think of is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. But BJJ wasn’t the only grappling martial art that was developed within the country. The submission

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Sambo vs BJJ: Which is the Superior Combat Martial Art?

For years, BJJ has been the most widely utilized and effective martial art within the sport of MMA. Although, there is another form of grappling that is challenging BJJ as the most effective martial art

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Relson Gracie Jiu Jitsu

When talking about the Gracie family one member that doesn’t get enough recognition is Relson Gracie. While many give credit to Gracie's like Royce, Rickson, and Renzo, Relson has also done a lot for

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Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza: UFC Fighter & BJJ Black Belt

Jacare Souza BJJ is one of the greatest competitive grapplers of the last generation. He has won every major Jiu Jitsu championship multiple times and then became an elite MMA fighter.  Souza

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Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Practitioner

One of the best grapplers of the decade and arguably one of the all time greats is Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida. Buchecha has dominated the sport of Jiu Jitsu winning every major championship –

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What Moves Are Illegal At Each Belt Level In BJJ?

Treading the waters of what moves at each belt level in BJJ can get a bit confusing. There’s so many techniques that you can and cannot do depending on what belt you are. So how do you know what

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