How to tie a BJJ belt securely

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), as with many martial arts styles, practitioners wear colored belts to mark their rank and experience level. The belt colors, in ascending order of rank, are […]

Judo vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Judo vs. BJJ

What is it about martial arts that intrigues so many people around the world? How many things can you think of that humans have practiced for 5,000 years (or more)? […]

Muay Thai vs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Today we’re going to have a showdown between two martial arts giants: Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). One is an ancient military art form, and the other was only […]

Understanding the Difference Between Sambo and BJJ

Martial arts have been practiced around the world for many thousands of years, and they are always evolving. Compared to ancient disciplines, Sambo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) are relative newcomers […]

How to Shrimp in BJJ

How to Shrimp in BJJ

If you’ve ever been to a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) gym, you’ve probably noticed people wriggling around on the ground during warmups. It may look silly and awkward to the uninitiated, […]

How to Get Better at BJJ

How to get better at BJJ

BJJ is a grappling martial art that concentrates on the ground game with the ultimate goal of getting your opponent to submit via a joint lock or choke. BJJ originated […]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs Mixed Martial Arts

Ashley v Paige MMA

As far as we know, martial arts and combat sports predate written history. Cultures from around the world have developed their own, many of which are still practiced today. There […]

How Long Is a BJJ Match

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a fairly modern martial art that demands physical and mental discipline, perseverance, and a strategic mind. Don’t expect to roll with a sparring partner or opponent […]

How to Pass Guard in BJJ

Passing the guard is the act of maneuvering around an opponent’s legs and hips to establish a dominant position from which you can control or submit your opponent.

What is K Guard BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is renowned for its ground-fighting techniques. As its popularity has increased, fighters have evolved various guard positions in an attempt to attain strategic advantages. In particular, the […]