• Herb Man

    Ancient civilizations used natural herbs to treat and cure many ailments, today Eastern medicine continues to use natural herbs with measurable and scientifically proven effects. Lost Empire Herbs was started by three brothers, each of them looking for natural remedies to ease the stresses of weightlifting, grappling, and just...
  • Habrok’s Tactica Leve

    It’s no secret that most of the world’s gis are made in Pakistan. Many factories churn out gis for various brands made to their client’s specifications. Their clients are the companies that sell these gis under their brand name. Aside from some of the larger companies, these smaller brands...
  • Zebra Athletics: Zebra Warm Up Mat

    I’m sure you’ve heard of Zebra Mats before. They’re one of the largest manufacturers of training mats and can be found in several academies. Zebra has developed a portable mat that is useful for several on-the-go situations. This portable mat rolled up measures 24” x 6” x 6” and...
  • Never Tap Knee Guard

    Never Tap Knee Guard Nevertapknees.com It’s never fun to hear about a kid in high school that needs to have ACL surgery, or someone in their forties that’s about to have their third knee surgery. In many sports that require athletes to cut their way down the field or court,...
  • Hemp Belt

    A few issues ago, we did a review of Flow Kimonos’ Hemp Gi. Now we’re bringing you a review of their line of hemp belts! These belts are crafted with the same artisanship found in Flow’s kimonos. A high-density cotton webbing core (as opposed to foam in other belts)...
  • The Ultimate Gi Buyers Guide

    Have you Ever gone online to shop for gis and had a really hard time figuring out which gis to consider? In a constantly evolving market, new gis and gi companies are emerging every single day. There are many different possible weaves, weights, cuts, design points, and of course...
  • SISU MAX GUARD NEXTGEN

    About two years ago, Issue 30 to be exact, I reviewed the SISU MAX GUARD 2.4. Since then, SISU has come out with a new version; a NEXTGEN version of the original mouth guard. At the time of my first review, I was pretty impressed. I gave it some...
  • FujiFit Soft Kettlebells

    Kettlebells have quickly become a popular workout tool in the fitness community. Their proper use improves body movements and strengthens cores, making them ideal for grapplers. Essentially, kettlebells are cannonballs with handles attached to them. Typically constructed of iron, they would likely outlast the zombie apocalypse. Their construction, however,...
  • Deluxe Grappling Dummy 3.0

    They say the more the merrier; this saying couldn’t be more true than when it comes to training partners. However sometimes there is no to train with. Maybe you wake up in the middle of the night with the urge to work on your closed guard armbar but your...
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