First BJJ Class: Your How-To Guide

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It’s your first BJJ class, do you feel nervous? Feeling anxious and can’t decide what to wear or bring? What’s the best workout clothes should I wear? What if I’m the only girl in class? Do I show up with a pineapple? I’ll answer all these questions, and ready you for your first Jiu-Jitsu class. … Read more

Best Antifungal Soap for MMA and BJJ

Best Antifungal Soaps

Those of you who have been training MMA, Wrestling, or Jiu-Jitsu, will already be aware of the potential fungal infections you can get from training. Wearing proper breathable equipment like a rashguard and spats under your shorts may decrease the chance of getting an infection. But it’s better to always have antibacterial and antifungal soap … Read more

Best MMA Gym Bags 2022 Reviewed

One of the most common things I’ve seen while practicing BJJ is people carrying ridiculous amounts of equipment into the gym. Honestly, it always baffles me as to why one of the simplest pieces of equipment is so widely ignored. A BJJ gym bag would ensure that you don’t need to pull a juggling act … Read more

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Terminology

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# 50/50: A leg lock position similar to an outside ashi garami but with your opponent’s leg being controlled with a “cross grip” on the inside of your body rather than on the outside. As the name suggests, the 50-50 position also gives your opponent access to leg locks, so it’s often used as a … Read more

Best Knee Pads for BJJ and MMA in 2022

BJJ is slowly becoming one of the most popular sports in the world. As more newcomers enter into the sport, it continues to grow, and we’re starting to see new forms of submissions and techniques. It’s also essential to guide every one that’s beginning BJJ about the importance of proper equipment because it doesn’t end … Read more

Top 8 Cheap Rash Guards (Under $50)

When you’re just starting in Jiu-Jitsu or MMA, you’ll meet many people that undermine the importance of proper gear. They’ll say something along the lines of you don’t need expensive BJJ clothing; just an ordinary pair of shorts and shirt will suffice. Other times, you’ll see John Danaher wearing it at a wedding and he’ll … Read more

Best MMA Shorts in 2022: Buyers Guide

If you’re new to MMA, you’ll know that there’s a significant amount of gear that you need to buy. MMA starter kits will often include gloves, mouth guards, skipping ropes, and a boxing bag. However, one aspect that often gets overlooked are MMA competition shorts. These are a crucial piece of gear, yet people seem … Read more

7 Best MMA Gloves for Beginners & Pros in 2022

Besides being an utmost exciting & effective workout, mixed martial arts is one of the most aggressive full-contact combat sports. To be able to enjoy your training to the fullest and gain better results, you should carefully select your equipment.  Especially when it comes to gloves that protect not only the bones of your hands … Read more

Cheap BJJ Gis for Beginners in 2022

If you’re looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi, you know how expensive Gis can get. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (or BJJ) is a great sport to practice, but buying a BJJ Gi can hurt your wallet. Don’t worry though! Now, you don’t have to overspend on a Gi. There are plenty of cheap BJJ Gi options available. … Read more

Best Grappling Dummies in 2022 Reviewed

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Mixed martial arts, sambo, judo – achieving success in these types of martial arts is impossible without quality training. In the classroom, athletes hone their skills not only in pairs but also with exercises using a grappling dummy. Dummies for practicing techniques differ in design, filling material, size, and other characteristics. What is this grappling … Read more