April2016

  • 10 Mistakes in Strength & Conditioning for Jiu-Jitsu

    Thanks to years of research, modern technology, and the Internet, there is a ton of useful information now available on strength and conditioning (S&C). Even with all of that valuable info out there, many of us still use outdated training methods, continue with bad habits, and don’t get the...
  • World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt FINALS Recap

      Saturday marked the conclusion of the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Lots of exciting action throughout the day. Here’s a recap of all the Black Belt and Legends finals. Look for full coverage along with amazing pictorial coverage complete with interviews in the June issue of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine. Women’s...
  • WJJP Finals Set!

    After a full day of outstanding jiu-jitsu on display in Abu Dhabi the Mens and Women’s Black Belt finals are set for Saturday. The Men -62kg: Hiago Silva Vs. Joao Miyao -69kg: Paulo Miyao Vs. Marcio Andre -77kg: Gabriel Arges Vs. Roberto Satoshi -85kg: Leandro Lo Vs. Claudio Calasans -94kg: Erbeth...
  • Men’s Absolute Finals Set in Abu Dhabi

    With upsets throughout the day two of the world’s top grapplers emerged to make up the Men’s Open Weight Final for Saturday in Abu Dhabi. Felipe Pena defeated Alexander Trans by points to move into the finals against Jose Junior. Jose didn’t have to fight a semi-final match due...
  • ADWPJJ Women’s Absolute Final Set!

    After defeating Mackenzie Dern by points Tayane Porfirio caught Jessica Cristina with a toehold to advance to the finals on Saturday. She’ll match up against Bia Mesquita after getting a referee’s decision over Bia Basilio.            ...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro Weigh Ins – April 20th 2016

    The weight cut for some is more difficult…...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro 2016 – April 19th

    The day started off with a visit to the hotels meeting rooms where mats have been laid out for practice sessions. It seems like the overwhelming majority of people at the hotel are here for the tournament, and they’re from all over the world. I see many familiar faces,...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro – Day 1

    In case you didn’t know, the Abu Dhabi World Pro is under way. This event is put on by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation. After hosting several qualifiers earlier this year all over the globe, the best jiu-jitsu fighters flew to the United Arab Emirates to grapple among the best. The...
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