Ben Z.

Coach Ben Z is a first-degree jiu-jitsu black belt, certified strength and conditioning specialist, and certified sports nutritionist. He is currently the head of the SCHOOL BJJ Association. Coach Ben has worked with athletes in the UFC, NHL, and Professional Boxing. He specializes in sports performance and weight cutting for competition.
  • SUBMISSION UNDERGROUND 17 – Betting Analysis

    SUG17 is a submission-only grappling event taking place on Sunday, August 30, 2020, in Portland, OR, and streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. Format for all Matches 5-minute match No-Gi submission only  Modified EBI overtime rules if no winner is determined in regulation. MAIN EVENT: Craig Jones (-245) vs....
  • WNO: Gordon Ryan vs Ronaldo Junior – UPDATED

    WNO is a submission-only grappling event taking place on *Friday, July 31, 2020, in Austin, TX, and streamed live on FloGrappling. Garry Tonon (-285) vs Dante Leon (+225)   NoGi Sub only 15 minutes Judges decision using F2W scoring if no winner in regulation   For the main event,...
  • Fight2Win 148 – Betting Analysis

    Fight2Win 148 is a submission-only grappling event taking place on Friday July 24, 2020 in Austin, TX and streamed live on FloGrappling. Main Event: Victor Hugo (-355) vs. Max Gimenis (+295)   The main event of F2W 148 is a GI match between Victor Hugo of Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu and...
  • Fight2Win 147 – Betting Analysis

    Fight2Win 147 is a submission-only grappling event taking place on Friday, July 17, 2020, in Austin, TX, and streamed live on FloGrappling.   Main Event: Manuel Ribamar (-186) vs. Johnatha Alves (+150)   The main event of F2W 147 is a GI match between Manuel Ribamar from Unity Jiu-Jitsu...
  •  Submission Underground 16 – Betting Analysis

    Format for all Matches  5-minute match NOGI submission only  EBI overtime if no winner is determined in regulation.   MAIN EVENT: Craig Jones (-455) vs. Mason Fowler (+350)   The main event of the SUG16 features “SUG 10k tournament winner “and ADCC veteran Mason Fowler taking on the ADCC...
  • Fight2Win 146 Betting Analysis 

    Fight2Win 146 is a submission-only grappling event that takes place on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the Fairmont Hotel in Austin, TX. Prelims begin at 5:30 pm Central Time streamed live on FloGrappling. Main Event: 165 lbs. Black Belt Gi Edwin Najmi (-120) vs. Osvaldo “Quexinho” Moizinho (+100)  Format:...
  • Just Roll Baby! What is Foam Rolling and How Does it Work?

    There are many names for soft tissue work. SMR or Self-Myofascial Release was the term I was taught when I obtained my first personal training certification. It mainly encompassed using a foam roller or lacrosse ball on a specific muscle group. Foam rolling can be used to obtain new...
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