Nutrition for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In order to get a more adapted approach of nutrition tailored to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Grappling Insider speaks with two qualified nutritionists who are also high-level BJJ athletes: Krzys Dk, a brown belt with a masters in nutritional public health, and Dean Kirk a licensed nutritionist and purple belt. All of the information that follows... Read more

Hydration for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Hydration (among many other things I’m sure) in BJJ just isn’t really focused on. We’ve all got our water bottles on the side, and we will have a quick sip, but we don’t really tend to think about hydration as such. However, when taken seriously proper hydration can massively help to increase your performance, focus,... Read more

Why your sidekick still sucks and how to improve it

I’ve been where you are myself, I can empathize. You feel like you’ve tried everything, and you’ve just finished recording yourself doing a sidekick, but when you look back at the recording, you still think it looks… off. You can’t understand why. But eventually, I got through it, and I am sure that with this... Read more

Why Supplement with Online Training?

Why offer online training? There was a time when online training was extremely frowned upon. When Rener and Ryron Gracie premiered Gracie University in 2008, they were met with stiff opposition from not only the at-large jiu jitsu community, but also some fellow family members. Today, however, we find that most schools who are trying... Read more