As recently as 10 years ago, elite-level jiu jitsu instruction used to be hard to find outside capitals, but now established academies and pedigreed black belts can be found in most medium-sized metropoles. Here’s a list of our top 10 cities in which to combine your next vacation with some good rolling.
A young brown belt catches my gaze and tilts his chin up at me. “You wanna roll?” This kid is hungry. I recognise the arrogance of youth in his face. It’s like seeing myself from ten years ago. It’s been a long week and the last match took almost all I had left. Everything hurts […]
This is a guest post by the instructor of Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood London, Dr Marc Barton Over the past couple of years teaching Jiu Jitsu has become something that I love and look forward to and I am always looking for methods and systems to improve my ability to transmit knowledge to my students. Although […]
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 […]
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 […]