December2014

  • Xande Set To Return In 2015.

    After a year off from competition and being inducted in to the IBJJF Hall of Fame we have it on good word that 6-Time IBJJF World Champion Xande Ribeiro plans on returning to the mats in 2015. At this time Xande has no plans to return to IBJJF competition,...
  • The Fantastic Four.

    Four Keys That Can Help You Go Lean! It’s that time of year. The beginning of the year is always full of people trying to lose weight. Whether it’s, “this is the year I am finally going to get the weight off” or simply losing the few extra pounds...
  • Kron Gracie Wins MMA Debut.

    Kron Gracie won his MMA debut in Japan recently defeating Kim Hyung-Su by armbar submission just a minute and five seconds into the first round. At about 35 seconds into the match Kron jumped guard after exchanging a few blows with his opponent and eventually got the armbar submission....
  • Brave and Courageous Jiu-Jitsu Athlete Passes Away from Leukemia at 20.

    Sadly, we just received word of Jeremy Montes’ passing: Jer’s good friend, Derek Okahashi of 31Fifty had this to say about Jer: Sept 29, 1994 – Dec 17, 2014: I feel I am a good judge of character.  I think a lot about life, existence, what our time on...
  • Fighting For A Better Future.

    Terere’s Social Project Aims To Change Lives With the Power of Jiu-Jitsu It’s a little after six on a Monday evening in Rio. Kids start appearing at the gym door in small groups of twos and threes. As they enter they kick off their flip-flops and quickly take to...
  • Let’s Talk Food.

    Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing some of the top-level competitors to every day training partners about food with GrapplerGourmet.com. What I noticed is that much like styles in jiu-jitsu, there’s a lot of variety. Just because I eat a certain way day in and day out, certainly...
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