The Benefits of Strong Jiu Jitsu Hands

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For those who practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, having strong hands is essential. Whether you’re rolling on the mat or competing in a tournament, having strong jiu jitsu hands gives you an advantage over your opponents. Here we explore what makes jiu jitsu hands so important and the ways in which you can improve the strength […]

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 […]

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 […]

BJJ Competitions: What to Know

Looking to compete? Read about the main BJJ competitions and what you need to know about each.  BJJ Competitions: What to Know If you haven’t thought about doing a jiu-jitsu competition, you should. That’s because it’s the best way to fast track your progress and gain valuable insight into your game. Lucky for you, the BJJ […]

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 […]