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5 Common Things Non-Grapplers Don’t Understand About Grappling

5 Common Things Non-Grapplers Don’t Understand About Grappling

This topic is almost cliche to an extent but it is worth taking a look at the truisms we face as grapplers in a world full of non-grapplers. Let’s take a look at 5 things…

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3 Benefits of Rolling With Bigger Guys

3 Benefits of Rolling With Bigger Guys

In a perfect world everything would be to our liking. But in Jiu Jitsu perfection comes in how you roll with whatever is put in front of you. Sometimes you may be the light guy…

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Should You Ask An Upper Belt To Roll In BJJ Class?

Should You Ask An Upper Belt To Roll In BJJ Class?

This is at times a controversial topic depending on the lineage and school rules. Rolling with upper belts and the etiquette within rolling. Some schools have a policy where the upper belt gets to choose…

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6 Excuses To Give Your Spouse So You Can Train BJJ

6 Excuses To Give Your Spouse So You Can Train BJJ

Sometimes it is hard to get mat time. We have families, work and busy lives. In order to get the time to train you may have to barter or ask it as a favor. Below…

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3 Signs You Grapple Like a Spaz

3 Signs You Grapple Like a Spaz

Training Jiu Jitsu can be dangerous. We all like to believe it’s safe and inherently it is. The problem is not everyone adheres to precautionary safety measures. Some people have egos or simply cannot control…

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3 Tips for training with younger grapplers

3 Tips for training with younger grapplers

As we age we get our bodies more banged up. Let’s be real, the gentle art is sometimes not so gentle on our bodies especially when we go against a young gun looking to beat…

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5 Reasons You Should Train With White Belts in BJJ

5 Reasons You Should Train With White Belts in BJJ

We were all white belts at one point and something very useful for us was training with upper belts. If white belts always sparred with one another and not upper belts perhaps it would be…

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