BJ “The Prodigy” Penn

  • BJ Penn: The Prodigy on Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, and Life

    If you’ve followed MMA or the UFC in the last few decades then you definitely have heard the name BJ Penn. BJ Penn became a household name to combat sports fans through this meteoric career in the UFC. But before that, BJ became “The Prodigy” through jiu-jitsu and his...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Math The Part-Time Grappler Equation

    One special aspect of the jiu-jitsu community—and there are several—is that even the newest white belt can interact directly with the biggest names in the sport. Our heroes run welcoming gyms. They travel the world to host open seminars. They compete in tournaments and sit casually in the general...