• SJJIF World Championships Brought the Heat

    Elite competitors from around the world had their opportunity to test their skills and represent their teams for a chance to win the gold medal. There was representation from all around the globe as athletes from Japan, Mexico, and Brazil all made their way to the Long Beach Convention...
  • The Dichotomy of Freedom

    “Freedom ain’t free”. A short, simple statement that serves to put on display the idea of irony. Now, the path to freedom will have a different look for many people. There is a key ingredient of sacrifice. This can be a sacrifice of time, which can keep you away...
  • Brackets For This Weekend’s SJJIF World Championships Have Been Released

    Long Beach CA – Men and Women, boys and girls from different corners of the world will all be gathering and representing their academies at this weekend’s Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) World Championships, taking place at the Long Beach Arena. Many of the athletes who have earned their rankings...
  • The Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) World Championships Puts International Talent Front and Center

    The SJJIF (Sports Jiu-Jitsu International Federation) is a premier organization that hopes to revolutionize the sport of jiu-jitsu by introducing it to the Olympic stage.  Founded in 2012 by João Silva, Patricia Silva, Samuel Aschidamini, Edison Kagohara, and Cleiber Maia, the SJJIF aims to be much more than the...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2019-2020 – Los Angeles Livestream

    Los Angeles – The Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Tour’s King of the Mats is taking place and going on NOW! Tune in to live-action at the Felix Events Center at Azusa Pacific University.   — Day 1: —   Mat 1:                   ...
  • Grapplefest 6 Provides High-Level Submissions En Masse

    Liverpool England – GrappleFest has seen a quick rise as one of the best shows to come out of the UK, attracting some of the biggest names in submission grappling, including Craig Jones, Matheus Diniz, Gianni Grippo, Lachlan Giles, Gabriel Arges, Ffion Davies, and many more. Their submission-only ruleset...
  • The Martial Scientist; Asaf Michaelovitz

    “To get the armbar, you need to grab the elbow and lift it to your chest. Not here (he grabs the partner’s wrist), not here (he grabs his forearm), and not here (he grabs near the elbow, the students laugh). At the elbow! It makes a huge difference.” This...
  • Meet India’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pioneer; Arun Sharma

    The martial arts are truly an international community. However, the term “martial arts” is such a broad title that varies in popularity according to region. One thing is for sure though, the “Brazilian” expression of jiu-jitsu is rapidly growing all over the globe, and with that continues to grow...
  • Michelle Nicolini Edges Out Angela Lee in ONE FC Showdown

    12 July 2019 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again thrilled the capacity crowd at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. ONE: MASTERS OF DESTINY played host to a world-class martial arts spectacle. In the main event, kickboxing...
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