Francesca Simon-Carboni: How jiu jitsu taught me to be a better employee

"Can jiu jitsu make you a better employee? Francesca Simon-Carboni would never have been described as calm or levelheaded in a crisis… until she started taking jiu jitsu. Francesca shares how the skills she built in jiu jitsu practice helped her advance in her career off the mat."

Holly Holm working with 2 BJJ World Champion BJ Penn and Roberto Alencar

How awesome are these guys ?!?! Thank you @tussagb and @bjpenn for your kindness and your knowledge. And yes.... My hat is the definition of awesomeness! A photo posted by Holly Holm (@hollyholm) on Mar 10, 2016 at 9:57pm PST "Former champion [...]

Ask DeBlass: The Ten Commandments of Jiu Jitsu Hygiene

"There’s a story that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani was once asked how was it that he was so successful reducing the crime rate, specifically the number of murders during his time as Mayor. His reply was that they focused on the jaywalkers. In other words, the little things we focus on have a great impact on the larger things. In this edition of Ask DeBlass, Professor Tom shares some of the most common sense, but NON-NEGOTIABLE rules to ensure that everyone has a great experience in their BJJ classes. Read and snicker. But most importantly do not ignore these rules."