The Art of Baiting For BJJ (Brazilian Jiujitsu)

In the 12 years that I have done BJJ, I have come to the conclusion that baiting is a HUGE and necessary part of BJJ. Why, because a move or finish without a set up is very straight forward and easily countered. Yes, you may have a beast ass arm bar, triangle, etc,  which many do, but what starts to happen when people start seeing it from miles … [Read more...]

Cardio VS Strength in Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ)

Which is more effective for a BJJ practitioner to have, Strength or Cardio? This is a great question, and surprisingly this is a question that comes up a lot in my academy . Now, lets take an overall look at BJJ. BJJ is a sport that is for the "little guy", it is about technique, and when one gets tired in a BJJ match they start to slip up and … [Read more...]

How to Accelerate Your Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ) Game

"You have to find comfort in uncomfortable situations." - Rickson Gracie I've been asked by a lot of people, "how can I accelerate my BJJ game?". What I tell them is simple, I tell them to "practice and practice the basics diligently ", and when they have them down pat it will be very hard for others to deal with them. When I tell them this they … [Read more...]

The Cutting-Edge of BJJ Training

Watch this video and take your BJJ game to the next level! Brandon's innovative methods are limitless. Donate to the medical recovery fundraiser of a fellow martial artist Nick Gomez, who's in the hospital from a severe accident. ▫Go to for more info and to donate … [Read more...]