jiu jitsu

  • Zebra Athletics: Zebra Warm Up Mat

    I’m sure you’ve heard of Zebra Mats before. They’re one of the largest manufacturers of training mats and can be found in several academies. Zebra has developed a portable mat that is useful for several on-the-go situations. This portable mat rolled up measures 24” x 6” x 6” and...
  • How To Get a BJJ Sponsorship

    Sponsorship by a major brand might seem to be the pinnacle of BJJ lifestyle achievements. Sponsored athletes get a ton of free gear, appear in magazine advertising and videos, and all sorts of cool publicity, and some even get paid to travel the world and compete. Trying to earn...
  • Five Keys for Becoming a Jiu-Jitsu Giant Killer

    Many of us got into BJJ after watching the early UFC events, seeing Royce Gracie run through his opponents with grappling skills the world hadn’t seen before. Anyone who’s seen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and done their homework is familiar with the notion that the art was created for a smaller,...
  • Tito Ortiz Gives a Farewell to MMA Jiu-Jitsu Style

    Bellator 170, the Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles CA set the scene for the final appearance of UFC hall of famer and MMA legend Tito Ortiz.  In a main event that pitted two competitors with a shared history on the wrestling mats, it was jiu-jitsu that shared the spotlight and sent...
  • Buchecha Wins Big in Vegas! ($40K Big!)

    Marcus Buchecha had another amazing run at the competition to cash out the $40,000 big prize offered for the champion of the IBJJF Pro League GP, this Saturday, July 9, in Las Vegas. The four-time black belt open class world champion had to fight three times to make to the top...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro 2016 – April 19th

    The day started off with a visit to the hotels meeting rooms where mats have been laid out for practice sessions. It seems like the overwhelming majority of people at the hotel are here for the tournament, and they’re from all over the world. I see many familiar faces,...
  • Eduardo Telles: Steamroller

    The Steamroller is an excellent option for when you’re turtled up and your opponent is attempting to lock up a seatbelt control or go for a choke. For this technique demonstration, Eduardo explains to us that although he does have some takedowns that he uses, he typically will start...
  • JON ORTON

    What started as a way to maybe lose some weight, has completely turned Jon Orton’s life around. Age: 39 | Height: 6’ 2” Starting Weight: 478lbs. | Current Weight: 225lbs. Hometown: Bakersfield, CA Home School: Eric Nolans Extreme Training Center/Camarillo Jiu-Jitsu Instructor: Albert Aguire/Dan Camarillo How did you discover jiu-jitsu?...
  • The Jiu-Jitsu Apps You Must Have!

    Smart phones are a ubiquitous fact of life. Someone once told me that an iPhone has more computing power than NASA’s Apollo spacecraft. Sitting in your pocket, at this very moment, is a computer superior to the one used to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon....
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