This in regards to the the incident where a Jiu Jitsu student was rolling with their instructor and was paralyzed, and a jury in California awarded the student 46 Million Dollars.  There are a number of news articles on the case now, both in sport media […]
When someone approaches me about starting to train Jiu Jitsu, one of the first things I try to impress on them is the time commitment required.  My strong suggestion is to not even consider signing up unless they can commit to at least two consistent ninety […]
I’m going to attempt to answer the question that school owners secretly dread:  “Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Safe?” The answer is:  “Define what safe means.” That’s a bit of a cop out of course, and it could be followed up by a deflection on how one […]
A favorite exercise of mine is to ask people, particularly people who are deeply involved with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, what exactly is their definition of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The variety of answers astounds me.  The lack of a coherent answer astounds me even more. The better […]