Luta Livre vs BJJ

Many athletes who practice martial arts value cross-training and appreciate the strengths of different fighting disciplines. With the growing interest in mixed martial arts (MMA), where fighters train in multiple […]

Preventing Cauliflower Ear in BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a sport involving technique, strategy, and physicality. Practitioners find themselves engrossed in the art of grappling. They work hard on their skills, conditioning, and mental and […]

Wrestling vs. BJJ

The first scheduled wrestling event occurred during the ancient Olympic Games in 708 BC, but humans have been practicing this grappling art much longer. There is evidence of wrestling as far back […]

What does “OSS” mean? – NAGA Fighter

In the vibrant world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), where respect, discipline, and camaraderie form the backbone of the training experience, a seemingly simple term echoes through the dojo: “oss.” Uttered […]

What is a Walkover in BJJ? – NAGA Fighter

What is a walkover in BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is an increasingly popular form of martial arts. Because it focuses on ground fighting and submissions, people of all backgrounds can train in BJJ. That means people […]

What is 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 has […]

Response to Reduxx Article

On October 27, 2023, an Article entitled “EXCLUSIVE: Women Abandon Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament After Being Forced To Fight Males” was published on the Reduxx website. This article focused on NAGA […]

2024 NAGA Schedule

2024 NAGA Schedule

The 2024 NAGA grappling tournament schedule is beginning to take shape. over the past few months, we have confirmed multiple dates for 2024. Confirmed dates for 2024 are listed below […]

Children & Teen Division Changes for 2023

For 2023, NAGA has updated the division selection criteria, and the weight divisions for children and teen competitors. NAGA is implementing new guidelines to help you determine which division to […]