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Do I Look Fat in this Gi? Why Women Quit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The title of this article is a misnomer. It would be impossible for one person to speak for all women--especially a person who's never quit the sport ... Continue reading
True or False: For stronger punches, focus on leg training

Just as we enter the season that most makes you want to punch strangers (seriously, have you seen how crowded the stores are?) I'm proud to bring you ... Continue reading
Mobility for Grapplers

When looking to excel in grappling sports, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and wrestling, strength and endurance are the two most common areas ath... Continue reading
Vitor Belfort and the UFC’s TRT Dilemma

At 36-years-old, UFC light heavyweight Vitor Belfort is the best mixed martial artist he’s ever been. On May 18th, he knocked out Luke Rockhold,... Continue reading
How to Train Like Randy Couture

Six-time former UFC heavyweight and 3-time light heavyweight champion Randy “The Natural” Couture is widely credited for bringing MMA into... Continue reading
In Your Corner: Book Excerpt

The following is excerpted from In Your Corner: Marketing, Media and PR for MMA Fighters and Managers by Yael Grauer and Brant DeLorenzo. Intervie... Continue reading
Optimizing Strength and Conditioning Training for BJJ

In the past four years of studying Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ), it has been one of the most rewarding and also one of the most challenging physical ende... Continue reading
Training with Randy Couture: Part 1

Last October, while browsing the Everlast website for boxing gloves, I saw an advertisement for a contest: This is your chance to train with Randy ... Continue reading
The Guard

The Guard I’ve seen many excellent jiu-jitsu practitioners forget about submissions and sweeps when they find themselves in the bottom guard ... Continue reading
The Armlock

The cross body armlock, or Ude Hishigi Juji Gatame in Japanese, is a fundamental submission used in many jujutsu styles, as well as other martial arts... Continue reading
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