WHY You Get Injured in BJJ

I asked a student recently, “What would be a benefit of quitting BJJ?”  They answered, “I wouldn’t have to worry about getting hurt.”  My heart sank when I heard that answer.  Then I thought, why would you assume you’re going to get hurt?  Well, the answer is clear because we constantly read about Jiu-Jitsu injuries […]


Roger Gracie v Marcus “Buchecha” @ confirmed

The two winningest Absolute Black belts in the World will once again face each other. Five years after their draw in the inaugural Metamoris event, Roger Gracie and Marcus Buchecha Almeida(read more) Master Pedro Sauer ebook: Mastering the Guard Pass and Its Submissions  Kid Peligro ebook: Secrets of the Closed Guard Powered by WPeMatico


Tips for a Happy, Healthy, Hygienic Jiu-Jitsu Experience!

Grappling, Jiu-Jitsu and wrestling are all close proximity activities and all face the similar challenges with skin infections.  Ring worm, impetigo and staph / MRSA can range from very annoying to very serious and should be dealt with as such.  If you have something on your skin that doesn’t usually reside there…cover and treat it […]


BJJAfter40 Survival Guide to Stay ON the Mats!

Here are some of my favorite tips and tricks to help you stay ON the mats.  We will be posting regularly so please keep your eyes open for tons of new content.  Also be sure to share our site with all your fellow BJJafter40 Ninjas. As always, happy training ninjas. Powered by WPeMatico


Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Season 3

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World tour will be held across four continents – Tokyo | Los Angeles | Rio de Janeiro | Abu Dhabi | London Season 3 will feature a ‘Legends’ category and a cash prize for the top three academies in each host city for the first time Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17th May, 2017: The […]


Abu Dhabi World Pro – Road to 2018

Champions – Photo Ivan Trindade-Gentle Art Media Every point counts! The journey to the 2018 Abi Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship has begunThe 2017 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship was the grand finale the 2016/2017 season deserved. Thousands of athletes of all ages and backgrounds gathered in the United Arab Emirates for an unprecedented […]


UFC 211: Miocic v Dos Santos Results

UFC 211 takes place Saturday, May 13th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX and features as the main event a heavyweight title fight between defending champion Stipe Miocic and top contender and former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos. In the card also the co-main event is a women’s strawweight title fight between defending […]