2017 Pan Day 1 Partial Results and Friday's Schedule

Day 1 of the 2017 Pan saw early rounds with white, blue and purple belts going at it. Partial results show Atos Team leading Alliance Team in the adult male and Team Lloyd Irvin leading Atos Team in the adult female. Atos also leads in the novice division Partial Results below and tomorrow schedule further […]


2017 Pan Brackets and Final Schedule

The Pan 2017 takes place this Thursday through Sunday March 15-18, 2017 at the Bren Events Center. The Bren Center is located at 100 Bren Events Center in Irvine in the Cal State Irvine Campus The IBJJF has just released the brackets and the final official schedule for the event. Check them out below (read […]


ADCC 2017 Unofficial Under 99KG List

ADCC 2017 will take place in Finland later this year. Trials are taking place over the World to select representatives from each region to compete in the main event. Due to many changes due to injuries and other factors the ADCC organizers wisely wait to announce all the invitees until near the event, so this […]


Jiu-jitsu, Health, and Winter Cold Season

Part of being a good jiu-jitsu teammate is staying away from the mats when you are coming down with a cold. If you’ve been sick for a while, are starting to feel better, and wondering if you should come back – come back. You are probably no longer contagious. But if you are starting to […]


UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort v Gastelum Results

UFC Fight Night 106 takes place March 11th at the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil with the main event featuring a bout between #8 ranked middleweight Vitor Belfort faces #10 ranked Kelvin Gastelum. The main card broadcasts live on Fox Sports 1. (read more) Master Pedro Sauer ebook: Mastering the Guard […]


Pan 2017 Update

The 2017 Pan takes place on March 15 through the 19th, 2017 at the Bren Events Center located at the Cal State University Irvine Campus. The Pan is one of the largest events in IBJJF calendar as they have all divisions including Masters. The list of tops increases as the deadline for the event nears, […]


Tips for 40 Plus Grapplers to Stay ON the mats!

  Martial Arts training of any kind runs a risk of injury.  But anyone who trains in BJJ for a while knows that we literally play with fire.  Like small children if you play with fire you’re probably going to get burned.  But training at 40 or 50 plus years old you really have to be extra […]


The Escape Artist -Dealing with your BJJ ‘Worst Case Scenarios!’

Harry Houdini was the greatest escape artist of all time.  Even though he could perform traditional card and sleight of hand tricks, he was most famous for escaping from anything and everything.  Whether it be ropes, handcuffs, straight jackets, jail cells, water filled milk cans…Houdini had a successful exit plan!  In your training you are going […]