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...

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...