A Beginner’s Guide to Picking the Best BJJ Finger Tape

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BJJ finger tape is one of the most underrated yet essential ingredients in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I’m sure there have been times during your BJJ career when you must have injured your fingers. Otherwise, you wouldn’t bother to search for the best BJJ finger tape.  Anyway, what is holding you back from protecting your own fingers? … Read more

The Best BJJ Spats in 2022

As a martial artist, especially when grappling, there’s a lot of inverted position, flexible positions (leg locks, rubber guard etc.). You wouldn’t want to be in shorts or large sweatpants, I lost count about the number of times I ripped my pants during my early days in BJJ. Finding the right gear is important for … Read more

9 Best Training Masks in 2022

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Before we jump into what training mask is suitable for you, let’s go through some of the benefits of high altitude training and why you would benefit from getting an altitude mask. As you probably guessed, altitude training maximizes oxygen use since the body is trying to adapt to the decrease in airflow stimulated by … Read more

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

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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: Buyer’s Guide

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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