PEDs (Performance Enhancing Drugs)

  • Have Questions? We Have Answers!

    Q: I think it’s great that more tournaments are being tested for performance enhancing drugs, but that also makes me nervous. I’m not taking anything that I would consider cheating, but what are some things I might be consuming that would show up on a test? I’d hate to...
  • Drug Testing and Jiu-Jitsu, What You Need To Know

    If you haven’t heard the big news already, the IBJJF has decided it will begin testing for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) this year. They have teamed up with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to conduct and control the testing. This is huge news and has the potential to shake...
  • Felipe Pena Accepts 1 Year Ban

    Although the rumors had been circulating for a month or so, rising black belt star Felipe Pena has accepted a 1 year ban from USADA sanctioned competition for a positive result for testosterone. The result was confirmed by urine analysis conducted as last year’s World Championship had concluded. Felipe...
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