Everything You Need to Know About BJJ Finger Tape

BJJ Finger Tape

Boxers wrap their hands with tape primarily for protection, but practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu rely on them for another reason: gripping. To sweep or escape/attempt submissions, BJJ grapplers need to grab their opponent’s gi. When their opponent aggressively attempts to pry their fingers from said grip, their finger ligaments can end up damaged or sprained. Often, […]

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Debates That Define the Past and Shape the Future of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Debates That Define the Past and Shape the Future of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Diehard BJJ devotees have been known to apply their competitive spirit to verbal combat when they are off the mat. Their passion carries over to debates about the same topics year after year. There are no wrong or right answers, just opportunities for afficionados to chat about their favorite subject. So, what are the most common […]

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Seven Cross Training Activities to Keep You in Fighting Shape

Seven Cross Training Activities to Keep You in Fighting Shape

Martial arts schools may not be open for indoor training yet but BJJ practitioners have been finding other ways to stay in shape. Some schools are offering classes outdoors with appropriate social distancing. In the meantime, the summer weather is perfect for cross training! Did you know that spending time outdoors is beneficial to your mental […]

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