January2015

  • Jiu-Jitsu Off The Mats: Self Defense With Pedro Sauer.

    If you weren’t signed up with Jiu-Jitsu Magazine prior to August of 2012, you may have missed out on one of the best interviews and technique articles we’ve had to date in Issue 9. Our co-feature that month was on Pedro Sauer. In the article he touched on a...
  • The Story Of Joe Rudd.

    Normally the majority of us look at how jiu-jitsu helps us in terms of health, confidence, or self-defense; Joe Rudd’s story is entirely something different, but the story remains the same… Jiu-jitsu changes you for the better. At approximately 4:30am on July 27th, 2013 Joe Rudd was on his...
  • How Do You Rate? Understanding Your Heartrate.

    “Conditioning is your best hold.” Karl Gotch We all know what it’s like to have lost a match because we were too tired to perform up to our capabilities. In the eyes of the athlete their perceived problem is a lack of conditioning. The athlete’s thoughts immediately move to...
  • Henry Akins – “Invisible Jiu-Jitsu” The Concept Of Connection.

    There’s a certain mystique that surrounds Rickson Gracie, much of that aura can be attributed to what he calls “invisible” jiu-jitsu. It’s the jiu-jitsu that you cannot see, but you can feel. Having had the pleasure of being the “demonstration dummy” with Rickson, I can personally attest to the...
  • Can He Be Stopped?

    For the past few years Garry Tonon has steadily been climbing up the ranks of stardom within the jiu-jitsu community. He had great success as a brown belt, but after losing against Kron Gracie at the 2013 ADCC, he’s literally been hell on wheels against his competition with his...
  • Manto VAI FINALIZA! Gi.

    It’s a crazy life, being the editor of a jiu-jitsu magazine. There are definitely perks along with headaches. One perceived perk to many would be the fact that nearly every day the UPS driver is showing up with a box that, minus the wrapping paper, makes every day feel...
  • Back and Better Than Ever!

    The BJJ Tour is just that as they already have 6 great events scheduled and more in the works for 2015! We had the opportunity to attend a few of the events last year and were blown away with the quality that each displayed! All of their tournaments are...
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