2018 IBJJF Worlds Starts tomorrow

The 2018 IBJJF Worlds starts tomorrow. The event takes place this May 31 through June 2, 2018 at the Walter Pyramid located at the Cal State Long Beach Campus in Long Beach, California. The Worlds is the most prestigious event in the IBJJF calendar and always attracts the best in the sport Brackets are HERE […]


Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Rocks podcast

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Rocks! Check out the latest “Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Rocks” podcast.  Marty and I discuss my lifelong martial arts journey and early beginnings / inspirations / lessons and more.  We also discuss my holistic approach to teaching and practicing the gentle art… Being a Ninja…and so much more.  Give it a listen – subscribe and […]


UFC Fight Night 130: Till v Thomspon Results

UFC Fight Night 130 took place today Sunday, May 27th, from the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. The main was a welterweight bout Stephen Thompson and Darren Till. Main Card -Darren Till defeated Stephen Thompson by unanimous judges decision R3-Neil Magny defeated Craig White by TKO -strikes- 4:32 R1-Arnold Allen defeated Mads Burnell by submission […]


Truckers strike causes postponement of the Gramado International Pro The Federação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu (FBJJ), the UAEJJF and the City of Gramado regret to inform that the truckers strike in Brazil, launched on Monday, May 21, has caused the postponement of the Gramado International Pro, scheduled May 26-27, in Gramado, state of Rio Grande do […]


Personal Record Week in the Weight Room

I’ve been lifting weights seriously again since the beginning of the year, following the 5/3/1 program. I’ve finally made it through a few cycles and, with another business trip and break from heavy lifting coming up, thought this would be a good time to chase a few personal records. Here’s where I stand with a […]


From Lo to Santana

I’ve been spending the past several months taking my guard passing cues from Leandro Lo, whose attacks against the DLR remain invaluable to me. But the more I train and try to implement his approach, the more I realize that his approach to guard passing is a little too dynamic for my game at this […]


IBJJF Worlds 2018 – Pre-Schedule

The IBJJF Worlds takes place this May 30 – June 3rd 2018 at the Walter Pyramid CSU Long Beach located at 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach, Ca. This is the most prestigious event in the IBJJF calendar and always attracts the best to compete. So far confirmed amongst top names are Bruno Malfacine, […]



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UFC Fight Night 129: Maia v Usman Results

UFC Fight Night 129: Maia v Usman takes place today, Saturday, May 19th 2018 at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. This is the first UFC event in Chile and is headlined by a welterweight bout between Kamaru Usman and Demian Maia. Main Card (Live on FOX Sports 1, 7:00 PM PST) -Demian Maia v […]