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This Month's Expert: Ailson "Jucão" Brites
Ailson Jucao Brites shows bjj weekly a nice armlock to omoplata. This is a great technique to use when you are attempting a triangle choke but your opponent blocks it.

Ailson Jucao Brites

““It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.””
- Joseph Joubert  
Reviews That Matter   Health and Nutrition

Glory GiA BRAND FOR EVERY BODY Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi sizing is an imprecise science to say the least. Not only do you have to squeeze into a very narrowly designed range of sizes (A1 through A5), You also have to deal with inconsistent sizes from manufacturer to manufacturer, and even within the same run from the same manufacturer. Throw in shrinkage and buying a gi online can be a real gamble. And what happens if your not a traditionally proportioned jiu-jitsu fighter? Maybe your arms are little long, your legs... MORE >


BikerWe've all gassed before. Things are going along fine and all of a sudden, you are completely out of energy and can't do anything but lie on the mat like a dead fish. Jiu-Jitsu requires great cardiovascular conditioning and many jiu-jitsu fighters run or bike as part of their training. This strengthens the heart and improves its ability to pump blood through the body. It also improves the capacity of your lungs, another critical part of the cardiovascular... MORE >

Table Talk


Pete Bill Rick Throw Down
Ever sit around after Jiu-Jitsu class and just bs with your training partners about all things BJJ? Well, so do we. Sometimes it's funny, sometimes it gets heated, and sometimes is just plain ridiculous, but it's always a lot of fun. Welcome to Half Round Throw Down. (The name refers to our half round table) Let us know what you think, and if you have ideas for things we should cover in future episodes, let us know! WATCH >

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