The Best BJJ Stretches for Preventing Injuries

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Flexibility and mobility play a vital role in the performance of BJJ athletes. To excel on the mat and reduce the risk of injuries, incorporating stretching exercises into your routine is essential. In this blog post, we will explore a selection of the best BJJ stretches designed to enhance your flexibility, increase your range of […]

A Beginner’s Guide to BJJ Cauliflower Ear

BJJ Cauliflower Ear

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a physically demanding martial art that requires strength, skill, and endurance. With its focus on ground grappling and submission techniques, BJJ places a significant emphasis on ear protection. Despite this, many practitioners still develop the common condition known as “cauliflower ear.” In this blog post, we’ll explore what cauliflower ear is, […]

The Dangerous Downside of a Heel Hook Injury

Heel Hook Injury

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a physically demanding martial art that requires strength, endurance, and flexibility. While training for BJJ, athletes are continuously exposed to the risk of injuries, with some being more severe than others. One of the most dangerous injuries in BJJ is a heel hook injury. In this blog post, we will explore […]

BJJ Back Pain: How to Treat, Recover, and Prevent

BJJ Back Pain

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an incredibly rewarding martial art that challenges both the body and the mind. However, as with any physically demanding sport, practitioners may experience injuries and discomfort, including back pain. In this blog post, we will explore the causes of BJJ back pain, how to treat and recover from it, and how to […]

The 5 Best Jiu Jitsu Books

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If you want to become a better jiu jitsu athlete, reading jiu jitsu books can be an invaluable part of improving your skills and understanding of the martial art. The 5 Best Jiu Jitsu Books Getting better at BJJ isn’t just about rolling and staying healthy. There’s so much you can do off the mat […]

Don’t Let Neck Pain Ruin Your BJJ Training

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Neck pain is one of the most common injuries in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It can be caused by a number of things, and if left untreated, neck pain can seriously impact your training and cause long-term health problems. Don’t let BJJ neck pain keep you off the mat! Don’t Let Neck Pain Ruin Your BJJ Training […]

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 […]