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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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Who are the Most Successful and Wealthiest People in BJJ?

As the sport of Braziian Jiu Jitsu continues to grow, there is more money being made off the sport. In the last decade it would’ve seemed almost impossible to make a living from practicing

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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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