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Juicing For BJJ & MMA

No, it’s not what you thought! This article by my close friend, blue belt and and author of Fit Juice Mike Cernovich explains how drinking fresh […]

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A Simple, Effective Guard Pass

The ‘Ankle Isolation’ Guard Pass is one of the most effective I know. I first saw my instructor Roger Gracie using it several years ago and was impressed by how the technique shut down an opponent’s hips. I spent about a year playing with the move and I’m at a point now where I think […]

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Roger Gracie: Understanding the Phenomenon

I am blessed to train with one of the finest expressions of jiu-jitsu walking the earth today, my teacher, Roger Gracie. He has dominated all the major grappling and jiu-jitsu competitions for the last several years and recently he won the absolute division at the World Championships in Los Angeles.During my travels most of the […]

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A Simple Workout for Grappling & Jiu-Jitsu

This is a workout for grappling I used to great effect in 2012. I find that it has a nice balance of most of the major movement patterns used in grappling and bjj. I also favour it because of it’s simplicity and relative lack of equipment requirements. All you need is your own body and […]

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4 Jiu JItsu Lessons From Bruce Lee

Before I even started jiu jitsu, I remember a highly respected martial artist saying to me “If Bruce Lee were alive today he’d be training with the Gracie family.” That left a lasting impression on me. I wondered why the thought someone so heavily invested in the striking aspects fighting would want to do a […]

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How to Learn Jiu Jitsu Faster

There are several ways to speed up the rate at which you learn jiu jitsu, and this is one of the best I’ve found. The article was written by my friend and training partner, Liam Resnekov. Liam is an excellent black belt and one of the best teachers I know, and reading his insights on […]

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What it Takes to be a Quality Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

To maximize your potential as a jiu-jitsoka, it’s not enough to just head to class every day and go through the motions. You need to approach your training from several angles. One of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tips that has worked for my students and is a system which I call the A.C.T. Model’. This stands […]