4 Reasons to Cross Train

4 Reasons to Cross Train

The jiu-jitsu world is small, so small in fact that we very often see bitter rivals share the mats with each other in order to exchange data and “cross train”.  Some instructors discourage their students from cross training as a result of an antiquated concept of...
The Effectiveness of BJJ and Why It Works So Well

The Effectiveness of BJJ and Why It Works So Well

Why is Jiu Jitsu so effective? This is a commonly asked question that many people who are familiar with mixed martial arts ask. The answer is quite complex and consists of numerous factors including the history of this practice, philosophy, and techniques. One of the...