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Save Me A Choke, I Missed You BJJ!

On April 5th, 2011 I posted “Training at Home When You Have No Other Choice”.  I had to announce I was taking a leave from BJJ.  My family needed me and money was a issue.  But times have changed and my wife has given me the green light.  I’m going back!  Yahoooooooo!  Save me a choke or arm-bar, guys!  I will be back in class the first Tuesday… Continue reading

3 Things To Do In Winter To Keep Your BJJ Progressing

Its winter, cold, slick, and miserable outside.  The inversion has made the air quality poor.  You miss your activities you did outside last summer that helped you keep in shape and aided you in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  You do not want to fall behind or lose what you have worked so hard for but what can you do in the winter beside going to the gym?  Here are some ideas… Continue reading

Double Leg Takedown Bruce Lee Style

The other day I can across a book I had bought when I was a young lad called “Enter to Trapping to Grappling (Jeet Kune Do)

Reevo "Kimura" Gi Review

MartialArtsSupplies.com asked me to do a gi review on the Reevo "Kimura" Gi.  Here is my review:

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Where is Jiu-Jitsu Octopus Baby?!

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How can you not love this!  They did an awesome job with this short video.  But what I want to know is where is Jiu-Jitsu Octopus Baby?  The octopus is my schools mascot and I think it accurately describes BJJ.  When you were a white belt and… Continue reading

JiuJitsuMap Adds New Sponsor MartialArtSupplies.com

reevo-kimura-gi-whiteJiuJitsuMap’s family of sponsors has grown by one.  Please welcome MartialArtSupplies.com.  Thanks to their sponsorship JiuJitsuMap will be doing two new gi reviews, starting with the Reevo "Kimura" Gi.  The next review to follow shortly after… Continue reading

Increasing Your Lung Capacity and Breathing for Better BJJ

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Your ability to breath in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu makes all the difference.  I know that when I cannot get enough oxygen I start feeling that claustrophobic feeling.  You know what I’m talking… Continue reading | 1 Comment

Rigan Machado Utah Aug 2012 BJJ Seminar for Gi Players

I just heard that Rigan Machado is coming to Utah again.  I missed him last time.  You can find the details by clicking here: Rigan Machado Draper, UT Aug. 4th 2012 Seminar.  I hope to make it this time.

I’ve heard nothing but good about Rigan Machado. In my post, “… Continue reading

Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Saulo Ribeiro

I got a e-mail today from UniJJ.com inviting me to RIO Camp!  What was my first response.  Where do I sign up!!!  Then reality hit me when I read “For 15 lucky people” . . . ahhhhhhhh man!  My balloon was deflated and I realized it was more then that sentence.  First of all I don’t have a visa.  Why would I?  I have… Continue reading | 2 Comments

What Is Your Biggest Complaint About BJJ Tournaments?

As you might have seen in my post, Tournament Software for Jiu-Jitsu, I am working on a BJJ Tournament application.  I am a one-man-show and I still have my day job.  That means I am stuck with “Cheap, Fast, or Good  pick 2”.  I can’t be fast.  I do not have the finances to hire additional developers. I have to settle with cheap and… Continue reading | 4 Comments