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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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Gracie Jiu Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: What are the differences and similarities?

In Jiu Jitsu, it may all seem the same, but there are subtle differences between each academy. The biggest one being Gracie Jiu Jitsu vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Some of you may say is there really a difference

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Firas Zahabi- Tristar Gym Head Coach

Avid MMA fans that have been following the sport for some time might recognize the name Tristar Gym. It is one the most respected academies in the world - producing world class MMA fighters and BJJ athletes.  The

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Black Belt in BJJ?

This question about how long does it take to get a Black Belt in BJJ is always something that any amateur, beginner or a non-practitioner is curious about. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt system is very strict

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Top 11 Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gyms in the World

As you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, one question you might start to wonder is where should you train BJJ? What are the best BJJ Gyms out there? It’s a time old question for anyone looking to be the

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Who Are The BJJ Globetrotters?

In BJJ, there are various affiliations within the martial art. Each has their own curriculums and rules that their students follow within the academies.  But there is one BJJ affiliation that

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What Are The Most Common Illegal Moves In BJJ You Should Consider Before Competing

For a first-time competitor in BJJ, it can be confusing knowing what you can and can’t do. Before you step on the mat, you have to have a clear understanding of the rules of the tournament.  Each

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What is a BJJ Promotion Like?

A BJJ promotion is one of the single most important days of any BJJ practitioner. If you practice Jiu Jitsu yourself, you know firsthand how much time and effort it takes to get promoted!   Brazilian

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How to Wash and Take Care of Your BJJ Gi

Learning how to wash and take care of your BJJ Gi shouldn’t be rocket science but you’d be surprised how many practitioners don’t know how to do it properly! But needless to say, there definitely

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Karate vs BJJ- What’s The Difference And Similarities

When you are talking about martial arts, probably the most famous one out there has to be Karate. We’ve all seen the movies! Karate has got to be one of the most famous ones, heavily popularized in Hollywood.

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