Manteca Police Department Adopts Gracie Survival Tactics Training Program

The Manteca Police Department in Northern California has started implementing Gracie Survival Tactics training, which is currently the only Jiu-Jitsu program that is certified for law enforcement in California. Nearly all of the officers in the Manteca Police Department are trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. “In jiu-jitsu, if there’s distance,

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Top Jiu-jitsu, Grappling & BJJ Mats – Best Picks November 2021 – Train at Home!

Advertising Disclosure We have all seen the YouTube videos of the greats like Rickson Gracie training/teaching on his home mats in his garage.  Also, many of us, like police officers, work odd hours and can’t make it to regular class as often as we would like.  With home mats we can drill

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Polaris 18: Ashley Williams Questions Paulo Miyao’s ‘desire to win at this level’

Ashley Williams is one of Europe’s best pound-for-pound no-gi grapplers. A three-division Polaris champion, European Open no-gi champion, and recent ADCC trials winner, Williams has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the elite no-gi scene. On November 27 at Polaris 18, Williams will test himself

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Video: BJJ Black Belt Kody Steele Climbs to 2-0 With 13-Second KO

Grappling and jiu-jitsu fans are likely already familiar with Kody Steele. A black belt representing Brazilian Fight Factory in Austin, TX, Steele is a frequent no-gi competitor at the highest level, competing on shows like Who’s Number One, Third Coast Grappling, and Submission Underground. Recently, Steele has started an amateur

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Ben Askren Explains Why Dagestan Produces Great Wrestlers

Thanks in large part to the success of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, the Russian republic of Dagestan is now synonymous with wrestling. However, that part of the world has been producing world class wrestlers well before Nurmagomedov made his mark on MMA, compiling a perfect 29-0 record with

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16-Year Old Cole Abate Details How He Won ADCC Trials

Cole Abate may be the 2021 breakout grappler of the year. Still just 16-years old and a blue belt, the Art of Jiu-Jitsu product has long been touted as one of the sport’s brightest prospect, but he fully arrived on the elite scene earlier this year when he defeated perennial

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Video: Khamzat Chimaev Dominates Jack Hermansson in Wrestling Match

Undefeated UFC welterweight and middleweight fighter Khamzat Chimaev is one of the most hyped MMA prospects of the past few years. With a perfect 10-0 record, Chimaev has been nothing short of spectacularly dominant in his four UFC bouts. On Friday, at Bulldog Fight Night 9 in Gothenburg, Sweeden, Chimaev

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Grapplefest 10 Results: Dante Leon, Ruotolo Brothers Win Decisions

On Saturday, November 20, the UK-based promotion Grapplefest returned to action with Grapplefest 10, live from Liverpool, England. In the main event, Dante Leon picked up a clear but competitive decision win over Oliver Taza, and both Tye and Kade Ruotolo earned decision wins over high-level competitors. All of the

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