How to Prevent BJJ Injuries

The words “BJJ” and “injury” go together all too well. Even with good intentions, ego-free rolling, and a tap “early and often” mentality, training jiu jitsu puts strain on the body that makes getting BJJ injuries almost inevitable. BJJ Injuries: It’s Not If… It’s When​ Let’s face it: in a sport like jiu jitsu, it’s not […]

Avoiding Common BJJ Knee Injuries

What are the most common BJJ knee injuries and how can you prevent them? Read on to discover what they are, how they happen, and what you can do to prevent them. Avoiding Common BJJ Knee Injuries If you’ve been training jiu-jitsu long enough, you’ve likely experienced some kind of knee injury. Maybe it was […]

3 Common BJJ Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

Three of the most common BJJ injuries occur in the neck and shoulder. Here’s what causes them, and how you can prevent them using the BJJ Prehab Program. 3 Common BJJ Injuries and 3 BJJ Prehab Exercises to Help​ There is a simple explanation for the high incidence of jiu-jitsu related injuries. If you think about […]

Why Prehab is You Best BJJ Training Partner

When it comes to BJJ training, there is always the potential for injury. Prehab will help you stay healthy so that you can roll longer. Why Prehab Is Your Best BJJ Training Partner Every time you engage in BJJ training, injury is a possibility. We often find ourselves in uncomfortable and physically compromising positions.  However, […]

How to Get Better at BJJ: 5 Tips

There’s no magic bullet for how to get better at BJJ – it takes a sustained effort – but these 5 tips will help you get better faster. Read on to learn how you can improve your retention, build your knowledge base, and roll longer. How to Get Better at BJJ​ We all want to […]

Feeling Stiff? Try these BJJ Warm Up Drills

Mike Pellegrino (physical therapist and black belt) shares the BJJ warm up drills he uses to get limber up before each training session. Feeling Stiff? Try these BJJ Warm Up Drills If you’ve been training long enough, odds are you’ve rolled into class feeling stiff a time or two, or always. While you might think, […]

Best Exercises for the BJJ Guard Player

BJJ guard players often suffer from hip imbalances. Here are our three favorite exercises to improve hip strength and flexibility. The 3 Best Exercises for the BJJ Guard Player​ Jiu-jitsu certainly takes a toll on the body, and the risk of a BJJ related injury is always there if you aren’t properly taking care of […]

BJJ Prehab: Stay Healthy, Roll Longer

Mike Pellegrino – BJJ Prehab co-founder – is a third degree blackbelt, doctor of physical therapy, and head of instruction at Mass BJJ. Read on to learn how BJJ Prehab can keep you healthy and on the mat longer! The Story of BJJ Prehab They say that you don’t truly know the value of something […]

Five Tips to Improve Your BJJ Fitness

If you love jiu-jitsu as much as the rest of us, longevity should be a priority. Here are 5 things you can do to improve your BJJ fitness. Five Things You Should be Doing to Improve Your BJJ Fitness We all have goals in our jiu-jitsu careers. For some, it’s to compete and win a […]

The Best BJJ Workout Routine

Yoga, strength training, and cardio are all great options. But ultimately prehab is the best BJJ workout routine to improve your rolling. Why Prehab is the Best BJJ Workout Routine If you’re looking to level up your rolling (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) one of the best things you can do is continue to […]