Krav Maga Vs. Taekwondo

Since I’ve started my martial arts journey, I’ve been intrigued by the debate between Krav Maga and Taekwondo. It’s a classic apples-to-oranges comparison, where one is forged in the crucible of real-world violence, aiming for survival by any means necessary, and the other is steeped in tradition, focusing on discipline, precision, and the art of … Read more

Bjj Mat Burn

Despite popular belief, ‘mat burn’ isn’t the latest trendy weight loss method; it’s a real pain that we BJJ enthusiasts often encounter. These rug-like burns, that look like we’ve been battling a cheese grater rather than a sparring partner, are caused by the friction between our skin and the mat. But, is there a way … Read more

How Does BJJ Affect Your Posture

You might think Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is all about grappling on the mats, but have you ever considered how it impacts your posture? The way you move and engage in BJJ can have a profound effect on your body alignment, muscle strength, and overall postural health. From the way you stand in guard to the positions … Read more

How to Learn Jiu Jitsu

Beginning your journey in Jiu-Jitsu brings both challenges and conquests, as you navigate this martial art. You’ll start with the basics, learning how to leverage your body and mind against your opponent. However, the real secret lies in understanding the subtleties of strategy and the importance of consistent practice. As you progress, you’ll find that … Read more

Treadmill Running

You step onto the treadmill, hitting start as the belt begins to move beneath your feet. Have you ever wondered how treadmill running can enhance your overall fitness goals beyond just the convenience of indoor exercise? Discover the advantages, essential techniques, and potential pitfalls associated with this form of cardio workout. Whether you’re a beginner … Read more

How To Find the Perfect BJJ Gym

So, you’re thinking of starting your martial arts journey into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Congratulations on taking the first step in what will likely be a life changing decision; your future self thanks you. The Time Is Now.. Whether you’ve studied other martial arts before, or have never set foot in a gym, there is never … Read more

Meditation and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art centered on fighting on the ground and grappling, concentrates on the skill of dominating one’s opponents using skills that make their opponent concede—exhausted, wiped out, and completely drained. It is commonly known as the “gentle art”—despite “gentle” not being the best word for its fighters—because it gives chance for … Read more

Strength Training For BJJ – Beginner Friendly Guide

Brazilian jiu-jitsu fighters have superb levels of success in the world of mixed martial arts since its beginning. Strength training for BJJ turns these average-looking guys into dangerous ground phenoms! Forty years ago, athletes didn’t pay much attention to strength and conditioning sessions. Fighters who were “naturally” strong had the advantage on the mats, as … Read more

Take Your Training to the Next Level – Benefits of Running for BJJ

Training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you’re mostly rolling on the ground. In order not to stall in your practice you should consider incorporating running into your BJJ practice. There are many reasons why running for BJJ training and competition should be considered. Really good Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practicioners make sure they incorporate running in their training schedule … Read more