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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, [...]

Robson Moura – Beating Bigger, Stronger Opponents in BJJ

Robson Moura – Beating Bigger, Stronger Opponents in BJJ

Dan Faggella is a 130-Pound No Gi Pan Am Champion and Interviewer of the Best Ligthweight Grapplers in the World. Download his Free eBook called: “The 7 Must-Know Escapes for SMALLER Grapplers.” BJJ for the Smaller [...]

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 [...]

3 Ways To Recover Guard From Side Control

3 Ways To Recover Guard From Side Control

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

Move of The Day: Del La Riva to 50/50 Guard Sweep

Move of The Day: Del La Riva to 50/50 Guard Sweep

 Dan Faggella is a Leg Lock Expert in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World – winning the Gold Medal in the recent No-Gi Pan Ams without a single point being scored against him. Dan has produced over [...]

Guilherme Mendes – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Assassin

Guilherme Mendes – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Assassin

Dan Faggella is a No-Gi Gold Medal Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized Expert in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world.  He has produced over a dozen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu DVD Instructional Videos & Books [...]

Insider Look at Draculino’s Training Camp at GB America

Insider Look at Draculino’s Training Camp at GB America

October 4th, 2012 Some insight on Draculino running the training camp at Gracie Barra America Thanks to - Ivan Trindade @ivangmreporter Draculino runs the camp at Gracie Barra America. Monday through Friday this week, from 10:30AM [...]