February2019

  • Flo With the BJJ9000 Jiu-Jitsu Accelerator

    For anyone who has been involved with the grappling arts long enough, it’s pretty common to at some point experience frustration of not having a training partner to drill a technique with over and over again, let along get in a good rolling session. There are plenty of variables...
  • Thamara Silva fears no black belt as she goes for fourth gold medal of the season at the ADGS London

    Brazil’s Thamara Silva has been in control of the women’s adult brown/black belt 70kg division in the 2018/2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam season. She finished first in three out of four stages so far, winning in Los Angeles, Rio and Abu Dhabi. The winning streak came after a rough...
  • Mickey Gall; Throwback Jiu-Jitsu

    To say that the effect that UFC 1 had on the martial arts landscape was “groundbreaking”, would still feel like a mild understatement. To buy into the mantra of all of the martial arts that always claimed to be effective towards bigger and badder opponents is one thing. But...
  • Marianas Pro comes to San Diego on March 30 offering big money prizes and a free trip to compete in Guam

    After the season opener in Seoul, South Korea on January 19, the Marianas Pro series reaches California for another action-packed day of Jiu-Jitsu. On March 30, the beautiful seaside city of San Diego will host some of the best competitors in the region, The event is open to all...
  • Post-Training Rehydration: More Than Just Water Weight

    A common post-training Instagram photo is one of a gi that is drenched in sweat. A soaked typically means that we have put our bodies through the wringer and the five or so pounds of sweat we just lost is proof. What most people do not take as seriously,...
  • Mind Games: How Memory Works on the Mats

    How to Get Better Faster Many people are drawn to jiu-jitsu because of the challenging mental aspect of the game. Knowing how your brain processes information can help or hurt your learning and performance. This article will give you the tools needed to maximize how much of today’s training...
  • The Wild-Wild West; F2W Style

    Rio Rancho NM – The wild west spirit is still alive in the southwest. Fight2Win rode through town with its 102nd showing and let’s just say that there was enough gi slinging and tusslin’ to make the cowboys of the past green with envy. Also featured in the evening’s...
  • Abu Dhabi King of Mats: full roster revealed for lightweight bracket in London. See who’s in.

    The Abu Dhabi King of Mats series returns on March 10, in London, featuring ten of the best lightweights in the world for a full day of epic matches. The invitational event has already become a fan favorite in the annual Jiu-Jitsu calendar. After two highly successful events in...
  • Love & Jiu-Jitsu

    Valentine’s Day. That special time of the year where people make an attempt to make special acknowledgments to their mate to show them how much they value their love towards one another. It is a commonly accepted notion that jiu-jitsu in some fashion is a “brother/sisterhood”. It is not...
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