Logo
Polaris 6 Date and Format Revealed

Polaris Professional Jiu-Jitsu Invitational is back and this time it’s running a different format. In 2018 we’ll be seeing four Polaris events, and new Polaris Champions being crowned. Polaris 6 will return to the O2 Indigo, London and the team have taken the sold out crowd’s advice on board, offering better seating arrangements and cheaper seating […]

The post Polaris 6 Date and Format Revealed appeared first on Attack The Back.

BJJ & MMA Black Friday Deals 2017

It’s that time of year again folks. Time to be thankful for friends, family and the fact that your knee hasn’t popped yet this year (yes, there’s still time). Also it’s time for some sweet, sweet Jiu-Jitsu & MMA related Black Friday deals. Check out our deals below and grab a bargain! If you have […]

The post BJJ & MMA Black Friday Deals 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

The Best Cheap Boxing Gloves 2017

You don’t have to break the bank when it comes to buying a good pair of boxing gloves. There used to be a time when you had to pay top dollar for anything remotely halfway decent but now that is not the case. You can get comfortable and durable boxing gloves for fairly cheap without […]

The post The Best Cheap Boxing Gloves 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Increasing Your Grip Strength And Become A Grip Fighting Master

As a Jiu Jitsu practitioner I can tell you, as can so many others instructors, that grip strength is of HUGE importance when it comes to success on the mats. With grappling arts becoming so popular in recent years, there are now more competitors hitting the mats than ever before, and that means that all […]

The post Increasing Your Grip Strength And Become A Grip Fighting Master appeared first on Attack The Back.

The Superman To The Old School Pass

The superman pass is one of the most basic guard passes. It is a great way to learn both weight distribution and pressure. While using it against an opponent, they very often will use defenses that open up another great and simple guard pass; the old school pass. Where the superman pass shows you how […]

The post The Superman To The Old School Pass appeared first on Attack The Back.

Master Your Half Guard & Butterfly Guard

The best way to perfect both your half guard and butterfly guard is repetition. Fortunately enough, a grappling dummy allows you improve your sweep and submission game from both of these positions. The Half Guard At home, sometimes a grappling dummy is the closest thing to a real live opponent. It allows you to work […]

The post Master Your Half Guard & Butterfly Guard appeared first on Attack The Back.

Hit a Straight Armbar from half guard

We all have that one move or position that seems to be a pest no matter how hard we focus or train to get better at it. It varies from grappler-to-grappler, but a very common position many people seem to have problems with is the half guard. This is understandable given that it’s a tough […]

The post Hit a Straight Armbar from half guard appeared first on Attack The Back.

How Jump Rope Can Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu

It’s been a long time secret of the pros, but when it comes to martial arts and Jiu Jitsu, you really can’t go past the jump rope as one of the best and cheapest tools to integrate into your training regime. From conditioning to improving ankle strength, stability and proprioception, it’s hard to find something […]

The post How Jump Rope Can Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu appeared first on Attack The Back.

Best Boxing Gloves 2017

There are many martial arts and combat styles incorporated into MMA but there are some that stand out amongst the others. There are plenty of Tae-Kwon-Do practitioners and Judoka’s who try their hand at MMA and have success at it but even they would tell you that these martial arts aren’t necessarily the best base […]

The post Best Boxing Gloves 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Tatami Estilo 6 Review: The devil is in the detail

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by Tatami Fightwear to review their Estilo 6. If you’ve never heard of Tatami Fightwear then you’ve probably been living under a Jiu-Jitsu rock. Based in Port Talbot, Wales, Tatami were established in 2010 and have grown to be the biggest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fightwear company in the […]

The post Tatami Estilo 6 Review: The devil is in the detail appeared first on Attack The Back.

Takedowns To Get To Dominant Positions

Let’s be real, if you want to win BJJ tournaments, you’ve gotta add takedowns to your game. Just ask Buchecha. After showing some Takedown Basics in a previous YouTube video, I got a lot of questions about head-outside shots, along the lines of “aren’t you going to get guillotined if you shoot with your head on the […]

The post Takedowns To Get To Dominant Positions appeared first on Attack The Back.

5 Reasons Why You Must Train In A Gi

For the people who do not understand Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may automatically picture men rolling around half naked punching each other in the face and trying to rip their throats out. The phrase a lot of people respond with when you say Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is “isn’t that like UFC.” Furthermore, you proceed to explain to them […]

The post 5 Reasons Why You Must Train In A Gi appeared first on Attack The Back.

Strengthen Your Core For Better Jiu Jitsu

In Jiu Jitsu, your core strength and conditioning is paramount to your success on the mats. Just about every movement extends from the core or uses muscles that form part of the core. For example, from standing, every throw, takedown, sprawl utilises the core. Every use of your hips (e.g. shrimping, hip bumps), each escape, […]

The post Strengthen Your Core For Better Jiu Jitsu appeared first on Attack The Back.

Scramble Gi Review 2017

Scramble are a UK based company that produces some of the most exciting and adventurous Brazilian jiu-jitsu gear and clothing out there. Their chic and fashionable fight-wear can be seen adorned on some of the top BJJ trainers from all across the world. Scramble are known for using Japanese designs and imagery to create vibrant […]

The post Scramble Gi Review 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Fairtex Gloves Review 2017

If you’re shopping for the best possible Muay Thai gear, then you shop for Fairtex gear. Whilst there are plenty of dedicated Muay Thai brands available, all of them pale in comparison to premium quality equipment that Fairtex produce. They’re also one of the rare companies that have been able to release exceptional MMA based […]

The post Fairtex Gloves Review 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

The Best Heavy Bag Stands 2017

Everyone would like to have a heavy bag hanging in their own home. Boxers, Muay Thai kick-boxers and MMA fighters will benefit greatly from being seconds away from a heavy bag workout anytime they’re at home. In fact, even people that don’t train would surely like a heavy bag ready to go whenever they’re feeling […]

The post The Best Heavy Bag Stands 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

The Best Gym Towels 2017

If you’re training right, then you’ll be sweating buckets. Some sweat more than others and others seem to barely sweat at all. But, if you’re really giving your all in the gym, as you should, then you’re going to be dripping sweat no matter who you are. MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva tells a story about […]

The post The Best Gym Towels 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Best Meal Prep Containers 2017

Best Meal Prep Containers Reviewed Fitpacker Meal Prep Containers BPA-Free Set of 16 Plastic is a very versatile substance that is used in pretty much everything these days. The problem with plastic, is that unwanted chemicals begin to leak when it’s heated. This can be a big problem when storing and heating your food. Luckily, […]

The post Best Meal Prep Containers 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Best Suspension Trainer 2017

The Best Suspension Trainer Reviewed TRX Training Suspension Trainer Kit You may not have heard of suspension trainers before this article but you’ve almost definitely heard the name “TRX” before. If you haven’t, you must have been living under a rock. TRX are the big name when it comes to suspension trainers. A bit like […]

The post Best Suspension Trainer 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.

Best Weightlifting Shoes 2017

The Best Weightlifting Shoes Reviewed Nordic Lifting Megin Heavy Weightlifting Shoe These snazzy blue lifting shoes by Nordic Lifting feature a 1.4 inch heel. Many people lift bare foot for the reasons I stated above (force generation from the ground) but these lifting shoes are actually superior to bare foot lifting and other bare foot […]

The post Best Weightlifting Shoes 2017 appeared first on Attack The Back.