How to Overcome BJJ Shoulder Pain

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BJJ shoulder pain is a common issue, especially for those who train regularly. There are many different causes of shoulder pain in BJJ, but fortunately, there are also some relatively easy steps you can take to prevent and relieve it. In this blog post, I’ll discuss what causes BJJ shoulder pain, how to prevent it, […]

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 […]

BJJ Prehab Q&A with Lachlan Giles

We connected with Lachlan Giles to learn a bit about his journey in jiu-jitsu and physiotherapy, as well as get his expert insight into jiu-jitsu injuries and prevention. BJJ Prehab Q&A with Lachlan Giles Lachlan Giles is currently one of the most talked-about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes on the scene right now. Especially since his spectacular performance […]

Why Prehab is Better Than Yoga for BJJ Injury Prevention

If you struggle with BJJ injuries, read on to learn my Prehab is better than strength and conditioning and yoga for BJJ injury prevention. Why Prehab is Better than S&C or Yoga for BJJ Injury Prevention When it comes to training jiu-jitsu, injuries are nearly inevitable. So whatever your goals are for your jiu-jitsu journey, […]

Prehab vs. Rehab

While rehab aims to RE-habilitate an injury, prehab aims to PRE-habilitate your body so that you can prevent injuries altogether. Read on to learn more about the difference, and what makes a successful prehab program. What is the Difference Between Rehab and Prehab? If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu long enough, you’ve probably experienced some […]

The Five Frequently Asked Questions of Prehab

Here are the five most common Frequently Asked Questions we receive about BJJ Prehab, and prehab in general. The Five FAQs of Prehab​ So, you’ve finally realized the importance of BJJ injury prevention, and decided to join the prehab bandwagon. Or maybe you’re still on-the-fence and you’re curious to learn more… Either way, you have questions about […]