January2018

  • ACB JJ 10: Miyao, Rocha take belts home; other results from São Paulo

    São Paulo is used to big events. This Friday, January 26, Brazil’s economic capital witnessed another one at the Clube Hebraica. Thirty four of the most accomplished grapplers in the world gathered to compete in 17 super matches including two title matches. The featherweight division and the heavyweight division...
  • Hip Pain: “Should I Be Concerned?”

    Picture this: you’ve increased your training volume and intensity for an upcoming tournament that may have caused you some hip pain.  Although you have general soreness after a hard training session, your hip pain has not diminished and continues to linger.  The question you may have is, “Am I...
  • Using Kettlebells To Up Your Game

    Using Kettlebells To Up Your Game.

    Many of the most novel and innovative ideas in the strength and conditioning industry have been around much longer than people realize. Medicine balls, Indian clubs and even exercise bands have been used for more than a century, even though they have increased in popularity in recent years. Another...
  • Hug A White Belt.

    Why Newbies are the Most Important People in the Sport When a new student steps onto the mat for the first time with a sparkling white belt tied incorrectly around his waist, he’s at zero. He has no technical knowledge. No mat sense. No fighting experience. And no real...
  • Mastering Weekly Meal Prep

    Wouldn’t it be nice to always come home to a fridge full of prepared meals? Imagine coming home from training knowing you have food ready that is nutritionally on point for you. It is as simple as grabbing a box out of the fridge, slapping it in a pan,...
  • Grand Slam: black belt champions crowned on final day of thrills in Abu Dhabi

    The final day of competitions at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, this Saturday, at the Mubadala Arena, in Abu Dhabi, was the perfect ending to another thrilling event in the 2017/2018 season. The black belt finals offered the crowd on the stands and millions of viewers...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam: Friday of great matches set the black belt finals in Abu Dhabi

    Day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour, this Friday, January 12, in Abu Dhabi, more than delivered the thrills the crowd on the stands of the Mubadala Arena was expecting to feel. Some of the top black belts in the world competed for their spots on...
  • Make This Your Best Year Ever!

    In the immortal words of Bruce Buffer, “IT’S TIME!” Or at least it’s that time of the year when the majority of individuals have come up with resolutions for the next 12 months in order to improve their personal lives in some aspect. With that in mind, here’s our...
  • 5 Mindset Lessons World Champion Mackenzie Dern Can Teach You

    Mackenzie Dern won it all. Practically born on the mats, the 24-year-old has made her transition to MMA after insanely active and successful run in BJJ. Two-time world champion as a black belt, ADCC champion and WPJJC open class champion, Mackenzie has a lot to teach for those who...
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