COVID-19

  • Nutrition Advice For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Americans should avoid all public and crowded spaces, including supermarkets. However, there are no recommendations from health authorities on what food items people should be stocking up on at home. In order to avoid many trips to the supermarket, Jiu-Jitsu Magazine talked...
  • Athlete Gustavo Batista Adapts His Training During Coronavirus Outbreak

    At the beginning of the quarantine, professional athlete Gustavo Batista passed the days of confinement deprived of his usual jiu-jitsu training. The black belt fighter found it impossible to do the workouts he used to daily but decided to set new short-term goals to align with his long-term ones....
  • 10 Online Resources to Practice Jiu-Jitsu During Quarantine

    Experts are saying that social distancing is the most effective way to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because of this, most of the world is attempting to work, learn and resume normal lives from home. But with gyms being one of the first types of business to shut...
  • Coronavirus: Jiu-Jitsu Gyms Close Down, Capacity and Routines Change

    Jiu-jitsu academies are usually crowded this time of year as students prepare for championships, but with the recent coronavirus outbreak, the scene is quite different. The number of students showing up to classes has dropped, and in some places, there are government orders in place to enforce the temporary...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Academies Are Temporarily Closed During The Coronavirus Pandemic

    A virus outbreak that began in China nearly three months ago has now infected more than 1,000 people in the United States and killed 36. The World Health Organization declared the virus, newly identified as COVID-19, a “pandemic”. Amid the outbreak, jiu-jitsu schools are temporarily closing as the large...
  • It’s Official; IBJJF 2020 Pan Ams Have Been Canceled!

    In the latest development of global concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the IBJJF has been working to address this year’s 2020 Pan American Championships held at the University of California Irvine. The IBJJF has officially released its official statement concerning this matter earlier today. In an effort to prevent...
  • Should I Wash My Belt?

    It’s a question as old as time, should I or shouldn’t I wash my belt? Ancient jiu-jitsu lore has it that the black belt started out as a white belt, and with time and lots of training, the black signifies the years of practice as a symbol of the...
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