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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Weight Classes Explained

Trying to explain Brazilian Jiu Jitsu weight classes can be a little tricky. There are multiple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organizations that each do things a little different from the others. Well don’t worry

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How Do Kids BJJ Belt Rankings Work

In just about any martial art, there is a belt system to signify a student’s progress. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not any different. In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, ranking up a belt level is a

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Roger Gracie: Jiu Jitsu’s Greatest Competitor

One of the greatest of all time competitors that has ever stepped foot on the mat is Roger Gracie. He is considered by many as one of the best grapplers to ever compete.  Roger

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Garry Tonon: The Lion Killer

Without a doubt one of the most exciting grapplers of the last decade has been Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon. Since he exploded onto the scene with his performance at ADCC 2013, he had made his mark

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Keenan Cornelius: The Lapel Magician

Without a doubt one of the best and most innovative grapplers of this generation is Keenan Cornelius. Keenan is a lapel magician! He has changed the Gi Jiu Jitsu game with the clever utilization

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Gordon “The King” Ryan – BJJ No Gi Grappling’s Best American Athlete

Having the nickname “The King” holds a lot of weight. It means that you are one of the best at what you do. Gordon King Ryan has done more than enough to earn that nickname. He is a multi time world

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Why BJJ Training for Police Officers Should be a Mandatory Requirement

For years, the BJJ community have been saying ad nauseam that police officers need BJJ training. Unfortunately, after the tragic death of George Floyd this issue has been coming

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A Brief Overview of the Basic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Positions

Are you new to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? If you’re just starting out, it can often get intimidating on the various techniques and positions available for you.  In this guide, we go over some of

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Top 10 Most Famous Jiu Jitsu Quotes and What do they Mean?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is full of many elite BJJ fighters that have continuously worked on their craft and have become an inspiration to many other practitioners. Some

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Craig Jones – BJJ’s Best Australian No Gi Grappler

“Being a professional Jiu Jitsu athlete beats having a 9-5 job.”- Craig Jones. You wouldn’t think Australia would be home to one of the best no Gi grapplers in the world. But Craig

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