John Danaher is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie, being also regarded as one of the best grappling coaches in the world. Praised by some of the top figures in combat sports (including mixed martial arts guru [...]Read more
Category "Strength & Conditioning"
In this video Stephan Kesting from Grapplerarts.com explains how to train and improve in the martial arts when time is super-limited. Stephan is a BJJ Black belt, full time fire fighter, business owner and single father of two kids so [...]Read more
This is a great bodyweight circuit to help grapplers improve overall cardio, muscular endurance and burn fat. Bodyweight training is a must for all combat athletes for better overall conditioning - Perform each exercise for 60 seconds followed by 15 seconds [...]Read more
This article written by Thomas Johannessen for BJJ Scandinavia. Thomas is a Norwegian physiotherapist, personal trainer and BJJ Black belt competitor from Frontline Academy in Oslo (Norway). Some of his latest BJJ achievements include gold at Nice Open 2015, gold [...]Read more
Here is a great article that describes the health and functional benefits of Jiu Jitsu. It is written by Jason Shield, doctor of chiropractic, expert on bio-mechanics, movement and health from Voss, Norway. Jason is also a blue belt in [...]Read more
Written by Thomas Johannessen for BJJScandinavia.com. Thomas is a Norwegian physiotherapist and BJJ black belt training at Frontline Academy in Oslo, Norway. Strength training for BJJ is a controversial subject. Some advocate low reps power lifting, some like to imitate BJJ-movements [...]Read more
Source: Amateur Endurance Core stability training is essential to sports performance and injury prevention. The body’s core muscles are the foundation for all other movement. The muscles of the torso stabilize the spine and provide a solid foundation for movement in [...]Read more