How To Make Money In Jiu-Jitsu Without A Gym

It’s inevitable, those who fall in love with Jiu-Jitsu want to know how they can do it full-time. In this post, I’ll look at: How you can get a job in BJJ and how much you can make What prize money to expect as a competitor How you can find sponsors if you’re competing How … Read more

How Long Does It Take To Get a Blue Belt in BJJ?

How Long Does It Take To Get a Blue Belt in BJJ?

The average time it takes to achieve a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is usually around 1-2 years, depending on your training frequency and other factors. Some people may be able to progress faster, while others may take a bit longer. There is no set time frame, and ultimately it comes down to individual progression. … Read more

How Long Does it Take to Get Cauliflower Ear from BJJ?

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Cauliflower ear is common among grapplers, especially those training for MMA or other combat sports. The condition causes the ears to swell up and harden to a point where they are similar in texture with cauliflowers-hence why it gets its name! Symptoms of Cauliflower Ear You can feel it when you start getting cauliflower ear. … Read more

The 5 Best Martial Arts for Fitness: Practice Martial Arts for a Great Workout

There are several reasons that people seek out training in martial arts. Some seek greater mental discipline; others pursue mastery of skills that would keep them protected in a life-threatening situation. Self-defensive combat and even competitive prowess are both well ingrained into our nature as evolved life-forms. Still, another reason that one might choose to … Read more

IBJJF Weight Classes (Gi and No-Gi)

With IBJJF weight classes, we know it can be confusing and difficult to keep track of all the numbers and letters that come into play. Well, we’ve got you covered! It will never be a problem for you again when weighing in for an IBJJF tournament because this handy chart covers EVERYTHING. The International Brazilian … Read more

The Best BJJ Documentaries to Watch in 2022

BJJ is an amazing martial art that you can use for self-defense or compete in tournaments. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been around for a long time, but it’s only recently that the best BJJ documentaries have come out. Here are 10 of the best BJJ documentaries so far! The best BJJ documentaries provide an in-depth look … Read more

Why Do MMA Fighters Have Disfigured Ears or Cauliflower Ear?

One of the striking features of UFC fighters is their “cauliflower ear.” By “cauliflower ear,” I mean the deformity of the ear, sometimes beyond recognition. But why do UFC fighters have ugly ears in the first place? A “cauliflower” ear results from repetitive blows or trauma to the outer ear in combat sports. In turn, … Read more

BJJ Belt Levens and Progression: How Long to BJJ Black Belt?

There is a belt system in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For children under 15, there are only five belts: white, gray, yellow, orange, green. For those aged 15 and over, the belt system in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is as follows: white, blue, purple, brown, black, red-black (sometimes said coral) – 7th degree, red-white – 8th degree, red – … Read more