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Take Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training To The Next Level With iGrapple!

Take Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training To The Next Level With iGrapple!

The year of 2014 is right around the corner, and I couldn’t be more excited!  Every time the New Year rolls around, it’s like someone hands you a clean slate and says, “Here you go, make [...]

How The iGrapple App Can Change the Way You Train For Good!

The beauty about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is while it has been around for ages in terms of its history, it is still a relatively young sport in a sense. Sure, for years it dwelled down in [...]

The iGrapple Aims To Change The Way You View Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training!

The iGrapple Aims To Change The Way You View Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training!

While some fear an impending robot takeover given the advancement in technology, I personally sit back and enjoy the fruits of these steps and benefit from them. Over the past few years we have seen an [...]

The Trickle Down Effect In Martial Arts And How NAGA Keeps The Wheels Spinning

Once you hit a certain level in your respected field of study or work, you quickly realize just how tightly woven the community you are now a part of truly is. The “degrees of separation” theory [...]

NAGA & It’s Pursuit To Promote Competitive BJJ Worldwide

In the 1990’s, tucked away in the wonderful world of New England, a man had a vision for the sport that seemed to be b lack listed. The sport, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, was tied to that [...]

Watch your back!

Watch your back!

If you want to be a “back hunter” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you need to know how to get behind your opponent in multiple ways and from a variety of positions. Here are three of my tried [...]

5 Reasons Good Grapplers Lose in Competition

5 Reasons Good Grapplers Lose in Competition

This is an article written by my most active competitor Jamey Bazes.  Jamey is a brown belt and for a long time would find himself in the finals of tournaments wracking up victories, but often falling [...]

Silva vs. Weidman UFC 162: Predictions, Picks, & Analysis for the Full Card

Silva vs. Weidman UFC 162: Predictions, Picks, & Analysis for the Full Card

  Is there any need for an introduction?  It seems like every time there is a title on the line the UFC does its best to try and penetrate MMA enthusiasts’ minds with fear of the [...]

Why Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is Beneficial for Children’s Self Defense

Why Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is Beneficial for Children’s Self Defense

We always see sites promoting their Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu courses in a self defense manner.  These are fantastic courses to implement, however, a majority—if not all—seem to be directed towards adults. These [...]

UFC 158 Predictions:  George “Rush” St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz

UFC 158 Predictions: George “Rush” St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz

For the first time, as far back as I can remember, GSP is noticeably angry.  So much, that his usual, “…this is going to be my toughest challange yet…” rhetoric has been supplanted with other more [...]