October2018

  • Bone Fractures in Jiu-Jitsu

    Jiu-jitsu is a sport where we apply significant amounts of stress to our bones that can lead to injuries ranging from bone bruises to complete fractures. Bone is a living organ and our body is constantly attempting to remodel itself around different loads applied during activity. Exercise and heavy...
  • Getting the Fight to the Ground

    Getting the fight to the ground is the first step to jiu-jitsu practice since the ground is where we can neutralize our opponent’s strength and size advantages.Takedowns, thus, are an essential part of learning jiu-jitsu. The truth is; however, most people are quite uncomfortable with takedowns. Falling hurts, especially...
  • $90K Up For Grabs Between 12 Grapplers!

      On October 20th three jiu-jitsu athletes will each be $30,000 richer thanks to Krista Whitley and the crew at Altitude Products. Their newest venture is a complete line of enhanced products for jiu-jitsu athletes, aptly named Black Belt CBD. To kick off the new launch something very special...
  • Engaging Your Neck

    You may have heard the phrase, “Where the head leads, the body follows” at some time or another and this rings very true in jiu-jitsu, whether you’re on the offensive or defensive side of things during sparring or competition. In terms of offense, with a strong neck you are...
  • Power To The Pasta

    Meet your new pre-competition training partner, carbohydrates. It’s the finals match in your weight division. You’ve had three matches before this one. You’re down by an advantage, in bottom side control with a big guerilla of a man (or woman) on your chest. You can hear your coach screaming...
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