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BJJ Questions

How Much Do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes Cost?

So, you want to learn Jiu Jitsu? You’re not alone. More and more people are learning Jiu Jitsu, whether it is for fun, sport, or self-defense lots of people are signing up and taking classes.  Needless to say, the cost is usually the first thing that comes to mind when signing up for anything new.  […]

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BJJ vs. Everybody

BJJ For Street Fighting: The Best Martial Art For Real Fights?

When it comes to learning martial arts, many participants want to find the right fit for their needs. For many, real-life application of the martial art type is important—including use in real fights if the need arises.  The best martial art for real fights?  Jiu Jitsu, sometimes called Brazilian Jiu Jitsu due to its origin, […]

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Equipment

Best BJJ HeadGear and Ear Guards of 2020

If you’ve spent any time training BJJ, wrestling, or any other grappling art, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the cauliflowered ears that many grapplers have after spending some time on the mats. Additionally, you’ve probably seen people wearing BJJ headgear for jiu-jitsu training during live rolling and drilling. If you plan to train BJJ for the long […]

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Equipment

Best BJJ Mouthguards in 2020

In this article, we’re going to be talking about the best mouthguards for BJJ in 2020. Before we get into our list we want to answer a few common questions about mouth pieces and Jiu Jitsu. Why do I need a mouthguard for BJJ?  In Jiu Jitsu, you sometimes take accidental knees, elbows and even […]

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Places

Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in Portland Oregon

Portland Oregon is known for beautiful parks, amazing biking trails and outdoor activities, and eco-friendliness.  In addition to these amenities, Portland Oregon has some of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gyms in the state, with well known affiliations and BJJ masters spread throughout the city. Whether you are a Portland native looking to start BJJ or […]

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Kids

BJJ Green Belt: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

The belt ranking system is a foundation of nearly every martial art with roots in traditional styles. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt system for adults is in many ways more straightforward than other systems. On the other hand, the ranking system for children training under a school that follows International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) guidelines can get […]

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Women

BJJ For Women: The Ultimate Guide to Women’s Jiu Jitsu

Traced back hundreds of years, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the most popular forms of martial arts across the world today. The evolution of the sport has seen dramatic changes throughout the years, particularly when it comes to women in Jiu Jitsu. Despite the fact that plenty of women train BJJ today, women weren’t […]

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Places

Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in Tucson Arizona

With the growing popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Tucson Arizona has become a fast growing hub for some of the best BJJ gyms in the state.  The best BJJ gyms in Tucson range from small schools focused exclusively on BJJ to large martial arts schools offering arts such as MMA and boxing alongside BJJ. Whether […]

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Kids

The Best Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Curriculum

The Best Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Curriculum: What Kids Should Be Doing in The Gym Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu is an increasingly popular choice among parents as an extracurricular activity for their kids. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has a wide age range of participation – many kids start as young as age 4, and adults can continue practicing […]

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BJJ vs. Everybody

Jiu Jitsu vs. Judo: Which Martial Art Is Better for You?

Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are two different martial arts that have a lot of similarities. So it’s understandable if you’re confused about which of them you want to study. Today we’re going to discuss all of the basics of each sport, and hopefully, by the end of this piece, you will know which one […]