Top Reasons why every Law Enforcement Officer should train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Top Reasons why every Law Enforcement Officer should train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu RMBJJ is a proud supporter of our local law enforcement. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has not only tactical and physical benefits, but mental and emotional ones as well for all officers. Tactically, BJJ is the perfect art for a police officer. It teaches you […]

Choosing A BJJ School

The first, and probably most important step when beginning your BJJ journey, is finding the right school. There are alot of factors that go into this decision, none of which should be passed over. Any reputable school should offer some sort of free trial class, or at bare minimum, allow you to observe a class. […]

The Importance Of A Balanced Life

One of the most difficult and confounding things to achieve in life is a balance. Too often we unbalance ourselves, with the best intentions of balancing things later. We bury ourselves in work, chasing success and money in hopes that when we have gotten “enough” we can change the Dynamics of our lives to focus […]

Insights From My Vegas World Masters

Competition in Jiu jitsu is a strange thing. We test ourselves on the mats daily, trying to push our skills and abilities beyond where it was yesterday. Being a practitioner and a professor I try to push myself and my students as far as they can… And then make them reach further. I have not […]

Jiu Jitsu And Mental Health

Jiu Jitsu And Mental Health I have touched on the subject previously, noting that BJJ has helped many practitioners deal with a wide array of issues from anxiety to depression and to PTSD by allowing the person to face these issues on a tangible level. But just like all forms of therapy, it is not […]

Loyalty in Jiu Jitsu

Loyalty, a word that gets thrown around a lot when it comes to martial arts. Before the modern era, a student would spend a lifetime studying under one master, blindly following with no question. Loyalties were tied to one teacher, one school, and to break from that school was a mortal sin. In today’s world, […]

Should I Compete In Jiu Jitsu?

Some of the most frequently asked questions among new BJJ practitioners is “should I compete?” Or “do I have to compete?” The answers to these frequently confounds and causes dissension in the BJJ universe. Competing is one of the founding pillars of Jiu Jitsu, tracing its roots back to the very beginning of what is […]

BJJ Life And Real Life

Something that frequently comes up when new potential students talk with us is how can BJJ help me in real life? This is an interesting question that begs the counter thought of what do you want to change about your life? It sounds ego driven and slightly condescending but it is valid. When you come […]

Don’t Let Your Age Prevent You From Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Many people I meet tell me, “I’m too old to start BJJ”, and even some of my own students have told me, “I’m too old to keep doing this!” I want to tell you that everyone’s BJJ journey is different, so don’t let something like age hold you back! There are many different types of […]