Why You Lost Your Last Jiu Jitsu Tournament

I used to compete a bunch in various martial arts. I’ve fought in No Gi, MMA and BJJ matches all over the world. Professional...

The Evolution of Jiu Jitsu

As I approach my 20th year of submersion in the jiu jitsu lifestyle I find myself reflecting on how many things have changed in...

Eddie Bravo: A Jiu Jitsu Original

This is a guest post by black belt Arun Subramanian Born Edgar Cano in California in 1970, Eddie Bravo (his stepfather's surname) has long been...

Do You know Who Invented These BJJ Techniques?

This article was written by Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood London head instructor Dr Marc Barton   If you have been training in Jiu-Jitsu for any length of time, you will have...

BJJ Positional Study: Shin-to-Shin & Single Leg X (Ashi Garami)

This technical case-study was created by New Zealand's Jahred Dell, author of Articulate BJJ.   I love playing guard, especially the Shin-to-Shin variation. Using this option...

The Most Important Concept in Jiu Jitsu?

I'm a big proponent of jiu jitsu concepts and principles and over the years I've been shown (and discovered) dozens of them. Every now and...