It’s been a long time since my last post on this blog (I feel like every blog post starts off that way). And since my last post, quite a few things have changed in my jiu jitsu life. Most notably, … Continue reading
Know somebody that trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Been wondering what to get for them this holiday season? Here are a few Christmas gift ideas for your cauliflowered friends: Jiu Jitsu Stocking – I can’t take credit for this one; my … Continue reading
Some martial arts are silly. There, I said it. Sure, people train martial arts for many different reasons. Improved self discipline, physical conditioning, flexibility, and confidence are all benefits of training a martial art. However, at the very root of … Continue reading
With the rise in popularity of MMA, perhaps it is not surprising that within the grappling community there exists a fairly large contingent with a strong opposition to using the gi.
Posted in Gi, MMA, No-Gi, Sport BJJ
Tagged BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gi, Marcelo Garcia, No-Gi, Roger Gracie, Singlet, Wrestling
“Seriously…why is the gracie guard promoted as self defense? … All the other guy has to do is reach down and grab your testicles, which you have left fully exposed by leaving your legs wide open.”