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Three Keys of BJJ Mental Performance

Three Keys of BJJ Mental Performance

Below is the Pre-Training Mental Tips Interview Selection with Gene Kobilansky. See the full video series at the MicroBJJ Youtube Channel Let’s break preparing for practice into 3 parts: 1. Goal setting 2. Mental pre-training preparation [...]

Alan Belcher MMA Immunity Applying The Armbar From Bottom Guard

Alan Belcher MMA Immunity Applying The Armbar From Bottom Guard

The armbar can be a very “basic” move at times, almost seemingly available at all times for high level grapplers, but there are situations in which the hold can be incredible difficult to execute and get [...]

Escaping The Body Triangle While Sneaking Into A Leg Lock

Escaping The Body Triangle While Sneaking Into A Leg Lock

We’ve all been in the same position at one point or another where we are on the mat rolling live or in a match and then it happens…our opponent slaps on a body triangle!  The crushing [...]

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 [...]

The long road that molds a future poker and martial arts champion

Opportunities are usually grabbed by those who are willing to risk it all for the sake of a dream, those who are raring to jump the gun when nature allows them to, and those who go [...]

Viciously Pulling Guard Against Bigger and Stronger Opponents

Fighting from the feet is one of the most important areas to work on and integrate into your training. It’s also one of the most neglected areas of grappling and jiu jitsu as well. In competition, [...]

A great analysis of Romulo vs Lo knee slice passes

Check out this 10 year old detailing the primary differences between the two knee cut passes. [...]

The Legend Marcelo Garcia Retires

Marcelo Garcia, one of the top grapplers of all time, announces his official retirement from competition. His goal is to focus more on his school, his students, and his family. This is a big day and [...]

Training with Dummies-Breaking Down & Analyzing Your Game

The benefits of training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with a grappling dummy are vast and important.  While I can tell you how it will help you get into better shape and find comfortable spots, I’m going to [...]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Self Defense Purposes pt. 1

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of light weight Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, [...]