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Why Every Child Should Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Introduction In an age when kids are all too likely to sit at home and play video games, the benefits of getting out there and learning something new at the same time as becoming fit and making new friends has never been clearer. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a brilliant way for children to socialize, improve their fitness … Read more Why Every Child Should Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

6 Primary Positions of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Compared to other martial arts, Brazilian Jiu jitsu( BJJ) distinguishes itself from multitude positions and techniques, which in result, might frustrate and infuriate beginner practitioner. And it is true, BJJ contains 6 primary positions, from which you have to work from bottom and top, as well as from left and right side. Add to that … Read more 6 Primary Positions of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Facts on REAL Strength For Grappling Athletes

When it comes to strength and conditioning, many Grapplers especially BJJ practitioners still train like amateurs. I have trained many fighters; many are weak and don’t want to make commitment to strength training. I mean real strength work; heavy squatting, deadlifting and benching; triples, doubles or singles. They are not unlike other sport athletes that … Read more The Facts on REAL Strength For Grappling Athletes

Japanese Coach Credits Crosstraining BJJ For Their Olympic Comeback

Everybody was strategizing hard before the Olympics. And newaza was a huge factor playing into all that. Just check out the report Dr. Rhadi Ferguson and Christopher Round wrote for Kayla Harrisoncomparing aspects of her game (including newaza) to those of her potential opponents. Now the Japanese Olympic Judo coach and legendary player Kosei Inoue talked about the strategy applied for the Teddy Riner … Read more Japanese Coach Credits Crosstraining BJJ For Their Olympic Comeback

THE BENEFITS OF TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT SELF-DEFENSE

Learning self-defense is not only for adults. In fact, many parents encourage their children to learn basic moves at a young age. There are many schools which offer formal training in self-defense. Some offer weekend classes while others offer after-school classes. Self-defense training offers more than just developing the skill that your child could use … Read more THE BENEFITS OF TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT SELF-DEFENSE