Closed Guard – BJJ Technique Explained

Whenever you start out learning BJJ, the very first guard you begin learning is the closed guard. From closed guard, you are able to...
Gracie Family Tree

Gracie Family Tree

The first family of Jiu Jitsu, the Gracie family, have been practicing their martial art for over a century. There are over 4 generations...
Bernardo Faria

Bernardo Faria – BJJ Athlete

Date of Birth:20 January 1987 Age:35Place of Birth:Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BrazilTeam:Alliance Jiu Jitsu If you practice Jiu Jitsu, then you are probably familiar with...

Squid Guard – High Level BJJ Lapel Guard

Guards in BJJ have gotten highly technical, going from spider guard, lapel guard, worm guard, and now the squid guard. The squid guard is...
armbar submission

Armbar – BJJ Submission Explained

An armbar is one of the most basic submissions you must know how to do. It’s one of the 5 basic submissions you learn...

BJJ Crucifix Explained

If you have ever been put in a BJJ crucifix position, then you know just how horrible it is. Having both your arms trapped...
Origins of the Gi

Origins of the Gi

Various martial arts around the world practice their fighting form in some type of training Gi. But have you ever wondered the origins of...
BJJ Finger Taping

BJJ Finger Taping

If you train Jiu Jitsu in the Gi, at some point, you will damage your fingers from gripping. That’s when you’re going to need...

Ninja Choke Submission

The ninja choke is a super effective submission we don't see often, but is really effective. For those that enjoy using guillotine and darce...

Butterfly Guard – BJJ Technique Explained

No matter if it is Gi or No-Gi, the butterfly guard is one of the most used guards by BJJ grapplers. It offers a...