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BJJ Purple Belt – What It Really Means

BJJ Purple Belt – What It Really Means

With the popularity of world-class, no-gi Jiu Jitsu athletes, such as Gordon Ryan or Craig Jones, the Jiu Jitsu belt system might seem like an archaic tradition. However, Jiu Jitsu belts still remain both a relevant indicator of progress, as well as a link to the...

How Sleep Can Affect Martial Arts

How Sleep Can Affect Martial Arts

Did you know that sleep can affect how you perform in martial arts? That’s right...no matter if you are a practitioner in jiu-jitsu, judo, or wrestling, a lack of sleep can affect your concentration and performance. We’ll dive into what could happen if you don’t get...

15 of the Best Jiu Jitsu Gifts

15 of the Best Jiu Jitsu Gifts

Who doesn’t love gifts? Let me let you in on a little secret. If your significant other, friend, or family member is into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu you’ll never have trouble finding a gift that will make them ecstatic. Here is our detailed list of Jiu Jitsu gifts that will...

AJP Tour Season 2020/2021 Returns In August

AJP Tour Season 2020/2021 Returns In August

The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition scene in 2020 is notably deserted as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. While some organizations decided to completely empty their calendars, others, like the AJP (formerly known as UAEJJ), thankfully, kept the faith. The AJP Tour...

Where to Train in Saigon, Vietnam

Where to Train in Saigon, Vietnam

Saigon, more commonly known as Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), is rapidly emerging as a center for BJJ in South East Asia. Athletes travelling in the city are greeted with a myriad of dojos tucked into flowery neighborhoods, built into community centers, and incorporated...

Interview with Asaf Michaelovitz

Interview with Asaf Michaelovitz

Make sure you follow Asaf in Instgram (@asaf_michbjj), you will find great content there. Hello Asaf, can you please introduce yourself Hi! My name is Asaf Michaelovitz, and I'm 32 years old. I live in Tel Aviv, Israel, and have been training in Jiu Jitsu for about 9...

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