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Uhhh… BJJ Instructor Convicted Of Sexual Assault is Back On Youtube

Soooo… Yeah… Do you know who Josh Robinson is? If you do, it’s probably from one of two things. Either from his Bane impersonation, or the fact that he was sentenced to four years in jail for sexual assaulting two teenagers. Whether or not you’ve heard of him, we’ve got some bad news, he’s back […]

Are You A Woman? You HAVE To Know These 8 Chokes

Just a note, these chokes are great for ANYONE’S self-defense, however some of these particular chokes are sorta situational for women… So, whether your a man, woman, or something in between, you’ll enjoy this video and get a lot out of it, enjoy! Oh yeah… Rener Gracie is still just as friggin’ awesome as ever.

Guess Who’s Back? Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell! Training BJJ!

Everyone’s favorite iceman, Chuck Liddell, was recently spotted on the mat in a new instagram post. Nice to see him back, after what was quite a long break. Finally back on the mat after a long hiatus thanks to @gabrielarges @gbnorthridge A post shared by Chuck Liddell (@chuckliddell) on Jan 9, 2018 at 2:33pm PST

Legendary Ralph Gracie Speaks On What Jiu Jitsu USED To Be

Brazilian jiu jitsu has aged over the years, like anything else… Some parts of it have obviously aged better than others, it’s growing bigger than ever before, and will continue to. But, legends like Ralph Gracie, remember the days before berimbolos, before BJJ was even out of Brazil yet. In a recent Tatame interview, he […]

Decades Later: Helio Gracie’s Grandson On Training With Him

 We all know Helio Gracie, one of several legends who started jiu jitsu on the journey that would make it the incredible art that it is today. Well, this is his grandson, listening to him talking about training with the grand-master is quite captivating.

Catch Wrestlers Tell Us What They Really Think About Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

John Strickland is a catch wrestler who runs a blog online about martial arts, mainly focusing on catch wrestling, seeing as that’s the one he’s most proficient/has the most experience in. Here’s what Strickland he had to say about BJJ, his thoughts on the martial art, 1. Nobody seems to know what actual Catch Wrestling […]

Conor McGregor, Training Jiu Jitsu With Superstar Paulo Miyao

Conor McGregor is no stranger to good jiu jitsu, doing it himself and having it done to him. The BJJ brown belt/UFC champion, was spotted training Jiu Jitsu with superstar Paulo Miyao and Dillon Danis. With both Miyao and ‘The Notorious’ posting pics on Instagram of the training session. Seems like they both enjoyed themselves. […]

How To Become A Jiu Jitsu World Champ, via Vegan Youtuber/Cyclist

Umm… Yeah. Enjoy what DurianRider has to say about becoming a BJJ world champ. Oh yeah, there’s something about a cult: “I definitely believe it’s a cult. We’re all part of cults, whether we want to be or not,” Durianrider told me. “We’re pack animals.” “I mean, you can call it a cult,” Freelee replied […]

Improving Recovery, Rehabbing Injuries, and Training Smart in BJJ

Hey, we’ve made it to episode 100 of the Strenuous Life Podcast!!!  Thanks to everyone for downloading, rating, reviewing and sharing it – I really appreciate it!

If you don’t already have one then first go and download a podcast app for your iPhone or your android phone.  Honestly, listening to podcasts has changed my life because it allows me to stimulate my brain while commuting, doing cardio, etc.  The ability to turn downtime into learning time could be a gamechanger for you too!

You can listen to episode 100 on the player below but it’d be even better if you subscribed to my Strenuous Life Podcast which is available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, or Stitcher.

For today’s episode I talk to BJJ black belt Sean McHugh.  I’ve known him and trained with him for 16 years, so I was super-stoked to have him on the podcast.  We covered a lot of important material including

How to train your training partners so that they can help you get better as fast as possible Strategies for optimal post workout recovery  BJJ injury prevention and rehabilitation How the teaching of BJJ has evolved since the art was introduced to North America Beginner’s teaching progressions, and should you let people spar on the first day of class? The dark side of MMA, including concussions, addictions, and lack of options after leaving the sport How to continue training when life is kicking the crap out of you And much more…

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Fighter Tries To Fix UFC Fight: Gets 10 Months in Jail…

November 2015… Tae Hyun Bang is busy fixing his upcoming fight against Leo Kuntz. The two fighters were even specifically warned beforehand about the dangers and repercussions of fixing a fight. Here’s what the ‘Korea Herald’ had to say: According to the investigative authorities, Bang agreed to lose the first two rounds against Leo Kuntz at […]

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 […]

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Garry Tonon and Eddie Cummings Are On A Comedy Show and It’s Hilarious

THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW: Fighting Words We put Chris Gethard up against mixed martial artists Eddie “Wolverine” Cummings and Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon in a call-in game that got serious, fast. Watch the full episode with guest Rob Corddry on truTV.com or On Demand! Posted by The Chris Gethard Show on Friday, November 3, […]

Female Fighters Are Saying They Were Sexually Abused in Pre Fight Exams

Two female fighters, Tara LaRosa and Roxanne Modafferi, recently came out with twitter stories of a pre-fight doctor wanting to give them an unheard of, mysterious, “breast exam.” Tara LaRosa released her’s first and Modafferi, who was her opponent on the night in question, released a very similar story afterwards. Here they are: #METOO B4 […]

IHOP Employee/Black Belt Fights Off Robber At Work

So… Someone decided to rob an the wrong IHOP recently (although if I’m being completely honest, I’m pretty sure that every IHOP you try to rob is the wrong IHOP). Unbeknownst to this particular robber, one of the waiters was a third degree black belt, with experience in multiple other martial arts. The waiter says […]

Gabi Garcia: WWE Superstar?

Two words: Oh. Boy.
Well, this video recently surfaced on the internets.
What do you think? Do you want Gabi Garcia, extremely talented BJJ and MMA fighter, to go over to the WWE and join the likes Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey?

Why Robert Drysdale Won’t Compete in MMA or Jiu Jitsu Ever Again

Robert Drysdale has racked up quite an impressive career in the martial arts world, a IBJJF and ADCC absolute champion, former member of the UFC, a 7-0 professional MMA record, all wins by submissions. What’s surprising though, is that now he’s decided to not compete again, ever again, in MMA or BJJ. Here’s why…

The Oldest Judo Competitor in The World: Who is Jerry Vessichio?

Jerry Vessichio is the seven-fingered, ninety-two year old, oldest competitor of judo in the United States. In the video below he lands a sweet strip on another senior judo competitor, who was 83 years of age at the time of the clip. “He was no match for me, really,” he tells me. “I am the […]