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."

U.S. Airman Spencer Stone Uses Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Choke Out Terrorist

If you’re not armed, real world practice in hand-to-hand fighting will be an enormous asset, not only in giving you concrete skills to employ, but in offering you a greater comfort level with violence and a confidence in taking action. It’s not [...]