How to Succeed in BJJ with Black Belt Steve O’Keeffe

Grappling Insider speaks with Steve O’Keefe a 1st Degree Black Belt under Marco Canha at Checkmat and pro MMA fighter from Kent, England to discuss his career, how he kept focused and what the key to success in BJJ is. As well as an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor and pro

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3 Best BJJ Chokes from the Back

The back is – without a doubt – the most powerful position you can be in as a grappler as that’s where your opponent is weakest- they have no offence – so therefore can only focus on defence. Back control is a tough spot to get out of, mainly because

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

Advertising Disclosure In the age of COVID every serious grappler needs some training mats.  As jiu jitsu dojos around the World are closing temporarily, and some even permanently, the only way to ensure you will always have a place to train is to buy your own mats.  Which, even pre-COVID, has always

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No Gi Pans preview: The most underrated event of the year?

Let’s face it, we know this year sucked for BJJ competition. No adult Worlds, no ADCC trials and no No Gi Worlds meant a total lack of high-level tournament competitions. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel, as No Gi Worlds will go down this weekend. The date

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Exclusive interview with black belt who busted robber with BJJ

Earlier, I posted an article about Cássio Barão’s incredible feat. It featured a BJJ black belt who busted a robber using BJJ. The BJJ black belt from Tocatins, Brazil had a rollercoaster of a day when he saved a student from a mugging in the middle of the street. A

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