• Rhalan Gracie – Pushing Through

    Challenges are a part of life. Everyday we’re faced with challenges, some so small they might just feel like routine. But other times, challenges hit us so hard that we might question ourselves on how and if we’ll ever overcome them. Right...
  • Little champions: 5 benefits kids will get from training Jiu-Jitsu

    You have probably read many times the famous Kelly Slater quote on memes all over the internet. The 11X surfing world champion who’s also a BJJ blue belt famously said: “Put your kids in Jiu-Jitsu before any other sport.” With the 2017 IBJJF Pan Kids scheduled for this Saturday,...
  • Three mindset tips you should learn from Rafael Mendes

    Rafael Mendes won it all. Six times black belt featherweight champion and two times ADCC 66kg champion, the youngest of the Mendes brothers is still not done. In almost a decade competing as a black belt, Rafael was able to  fight some of the most respectful opponents you can...
  • 15 Things you Will Discover During your First Year

    Like the first time you learn any new skill, there will undoubtedly be a learning curve. Before Michael Phelps became the fastest person in the water, he had to learn to swim. Mike Tyson had to learn how to throw his first punch before knowing how to throw one...
  • 5 Lessons You Should Learn From Cobrinha’s Incredible Jiu-Jitsu Career

    Rubens Cobrinha is synonymous with excellence, hard work and great results. At 37 years old, he’s been competing (and winning) at the highest level since 2006. It’s not easy to stay on top of the game for 11 years, but Cobrinha seems to have a lot of gas to...
  • Five Lessons You Should Learn From Marcelo Garcia’s Approach to Jiu-Jitsu

    For many people, he’s the Greatest of All Times, GOAT for short. Marcelo Garcia is celebrating another birthday this Tuesday, January 17. The 4X ADCC champion and 5X black belt middleweight world champion is virtually retired from competitions for some time now (the last time he stepped on the...
  • Make 2017 Better Than Ever With Advice from these 5 Superstars!

    The new year is hours away. It’s time to evaluate what we’ve done in the past 12 months, but also start planing for what comes ahead. During 2016, we brought you tips and advice from some of the best Jiu-Jitsu competitors in the world. On the last Friday of the...
  • 5 Jiu-Jitsu Accomplishments That Surely Made Your Life Better in 2016

    Another year is coming to an end and we naturally look back to see what we were able to accomplish in the past 12 months. We have listed 5 goals we hope you were able to achieve in 2016. We know that if you did, your life is now...
  • Success – Darci Omori

    Success doesn’t always manifest itself in the same way for everyone. Usually this page is occupied by success stories from people just like you and I that have used jiu-jitsu to create a healthier physical and mental life for themselves. Oftentimes, this success looks like huge amounts of weight...