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Lessons Learned from the Prodigies

The path to black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu is said to take 10 years by many high profile figures in BJJ. This is a generalization, there have been some professionals who receive their black belts in less than 5 … Continue reading

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When To Roll Hard and When To Keep It Light!

There are many different opinions in the martial arts world about how to properly train in Brazilian jiu jitsu. Some instructors believe that it is important to train hard and competitively with your training partners, others believe that the best … Continue reading

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Training BJJ in the Boondocks

It can be difficult to improve your Brazilian jiu jitsu if you live very far from your gym or are unable to find one in the area. Fortunately, due to the power of the internet, it is possible to find … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Etiquette!

There are a few unwritten rules for training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that every beginner should be aware of. All of these rules are not universal across every academy, each may have their own ideas for what to do and not … Continue reading

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How to Train Over 40

Brazilian jiu jitsu is a great martial art for a person of any age, size, or athletic ability. What you will find at the core of BJJ is that it can be one of the safest forms of martial arts … Continue reading

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Sweeping Opponent From Guard!

When playing guard, you are either looking to work towards a dominant position or to submit your opponent. There are many different factors that will affect your success sweeping opponent from guard, including size difference, experience, and style of jiu … Continue reading

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