There are two schools of thought regarding training in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, with a Gi or Kimono, or without. Nowadays, most people interested in BJJ training will opt to go to no-gi classes to save the expense and hassle of wearing one. However, you need to understand that no-gi BJJ has some different rules, mostly revolving…

Featured image: Max Holloway will look to regain his world featherweight title in a rematch with Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251. Photo by: jcs.mil (flickr). In the world of team sports, nothing fuels the fire of intense competition like the buildup of a rivalry. Rivalries define eras. They ignite the fire of passion among both…

There are many martial arts styles to choose from but as you choose BJJ it has further two types which are known as GI and No-GI jiu-jitsu. Deciding between the two or even deciding either you should train both or not can be mind-boggling. We’ve already talked about the Key Differences Between GI and No-GI…

Martial arts have been around for millennia, but nobody can pinpoint the exact time when they originated. Human aggression is not something new. In fact, humans have been fighting each other ever since prehistoric times. But turning fights into an art form? That’s a more difficult topic. However, most historians seem to agree that the…

MMA might seem like a ubiquitous mainstay of sports entertainment at local bars and restaurants, but only a few decades ago it was known mostly through limited VHS tapes– at least in the US. So how exactly did MMA get to become the juggernaut that it is and what can this tell us about where…

Mixed Martial Arts has been one of the fastest growing sports of the 21st century. Although it has been around 1990’s, MMA has seen a much more recent uptick in fans and support over the last 15 years. With the UFC’s current stars becoming household names, it is easy to see that it is going…

The year 2019 was challenging for the most UFC champions. In 2020, while the renowned MMA pros will look out to protect their legacies, furthering the evolution of martial arts, the young prospects will work harder than ever to earn their places under the sun. Having in concern the number of scheduled fights on the…

Conor McGregor is back in the Octagon in mid-January taking on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in one of 2020’s most anticipated UFC match-ups. Tickets for the event sold out in just one day with the gate for UFC 246 having exceeded the $10 million mark. Some sources suggested that it took just three minutes for the…

Have you ever considered why martial arts are called arts? If you check the definition in a dictionary, you’ll see martial arts defined as “any of the fighting sports.” That definition is not enough. A martial artist uses imagination and creative skill for an art that can be combative or demonstrative, but it’s profoundly internal…

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