Jim Lawson

Jim Lawson is a US Marine Corps veteran, jiu-jitsu black belt under Rodrigo Teixeira, who loves to travel and teach jiu-jitsu to anyone who will listen. He has a lot of other experiences and credentials but who really cares about all that. He’d love to keep in touch with you. You can stay in touch with him either through email or on his social media (where his numbers could really use a boost).
  • Allow Him to Reintroduce Himself: Tim Spriggs

    Evolution is paramount in life. At its core it’s an implication on what we view and consider, “improvement”. To look at what an 1890’s era TELEphone looks like in relation to a CELLULAR phone of today. You would think that they serve two completely different purposes. However, that’s not...
  • F2W103; Big State, Biggest Party

    Houston, TX – When you mention Houston Texas, you think of everything being big. Well, you can now chalk up Fight2Win 103 as another big thing that just took place in Texas. The biggest party in grappling showcased another night of exciting jiu-jitsu and continuing their “old-school rules” judo...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mile High Action A Mile High: F2W 101

    Denver CO – Fight2Win returned to its HQ to host the 101st installment of the most exciting party in jiu-jitsu! However, F2W101 returned to Denver offering a slight twist with its inclusion of competitive Judo. With its usual brand of matches in the “super fight” format, F2W101 featured plenty...
  • Nicky Ryan – He’s Got Next Pt. 2

    (Part 2 of a 2 part series) For Part 1 of this series CLICK HERE The Crown Prince: noun – The second most important position, second to the King, and is his designated successor. If you are of the mindset that Gordon Ryan is “the King” of the jiu-jitsu...
  • Aloha! Fight 2 Win Ushers in Its Century Event From the Beautiful Island State

    Fight 2 Win’s 100th event was brought in with style with the beautiful south shore of the Pacific island of Oahu offering a world-class landscape that offered the competitors and fans many “oo & ah” moments. It’s only fitting that the action of this 100th show elicited the same...