COVID19

  • Bruno Bastos Says We Can Still Dream of Competing in 2020 

    Photo: Personal Archive During the pandemic, Bruno Bastos had to get creative to keep students at Lead BJJ in Midland, Texas. With his dojo shut down to prevent the spread of coronavirus, he has been teaching online classes for kids and adults via his Facebook page.  Bruno, a black...
  • Fight To Win Announces Events To Be Held Without Public

    On May 15 and 16, Fight to Win (F2W) will make its return from a nearly two-month break. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, F2W CEO Seth Daniels has been adamant that his grappling event needs to return to action. He now has 12 fights scheduled to go down in an...
  • Andressa Cintra Continues Her Practice Despite The Coronavirus

    Despite setbacks due to the coronavirus, the four-time world champion, Andressa Cintra, continues to train at home in Houston, Texas. “The pandemic came out of nowhere and stopped all of us,” said Cintra. “As time went by, I started to be more careful about not getting the virus and...
  • AJP Chairman announces strategy and timeline for return of competitions

    The Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro (AJP), His Excellency Abdulmunan Al Hashemi, released a message of hope and optimism to all athletes, fans and officials. He shared the steps the AJP is taking to secure a return of Jiu-Jitsu competitions in a safe manner after the Covid19...
  • Mental Fitness For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine 

    Postponement of competitions, gym closures, and social distancing has changed the way of life for athletes around the world and created a feeling of uncertainty for those who live and breathe the jiu-jitsu lifestyle. A physical workout can help pass the time and stay in shape during quarantine, but Jiu-Jitsu...
  • Royce Gracie Gives FREE Online Jiu-Jitsu Seminar TODAY!

    Today at 3 p.m. PST / 6 p.m. EST on Bellator MMA’s social channels, one of the most influential MMA fighters of all-time, Royce Gracie, will be teaching a Brazilian jiu-jitsu seminar. The event will begin promptly on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. — Sit back and enjoy!  ...
  • Wand Fight Team Head Coach Teaches 5 Drills To Sharpen Your Jiu-Jitsu From Home

    The best way to practice Jiu-Jitsu is with a training partner.  However, during the COVID-19 quarantine, with all gyms closed to contain the sprayed of the virus, many people are just training from home to stay in shape.  In “The Gentle Art”, however, a good way to keep the Jiu-Jitsu sharp...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments Affected by Coronavirus

    The worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, already declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an ongoing pandemic, has affected the jiu-jitsu community in many ways, just one week before the IBJJF Pan American Championships.  The tournament was scheduled to start on March 18 but has now been canceled with no...
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