Adjustments To Make When Transitioning From Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

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The Value of Ego

Ego is natural and normal, and a healthy ego is very helpful in training. Very often I hear people talk about ego as though it’s...

Is Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone?

Jiu-jitsu is not for everyone. There.  I said it. I’ll bet a ton of people are getting super mad and getting ready to tell me how...

Jiu-Jitsu Times Reader Question: 50-Year-Old Man With Knee Injury, Too Late...

At Jiu-Jitsu Times, reader questions are a way for us to give back to the community that gives us such a loud and resounding...

The Nasty Imanari Roll Heelhook By Marvin Castelle

Marvin Castelle hitting an Imanari Roll heelhook at last night's Fight to Win Pro.

Embrace your Frustration

I was chatting with a new teammate recently. During the conversation he mentioned just how frustrating jiu-jitsu is, and paradoxically just how much he...

Some Of The Nicest People In The World Can Kill You...

I’ve always found it kind of funny that most of my best friends have choked me out. I try to surround myself with awesome,...

The Struggle of Starting Jiu Jitsu as an Adult

At Jiu Jitsu Times, reader questions allow us to really explore issues and questions that the community has.  We recently got the following question: “I...

Why My Blue Belt Is My Most Prized Possession

Having your blue belt is like being at the awkward teenager stage of the jiu-jitsu journey. You know enough to kind of understand what’s...

Jiu Jitsu Times EXCLUSIVE Interview: Paul Moran of Open Mat Radio

In the jiu jitsu community, there are people who are on the front lines: competitors and instructors who are out there furthering the art...