Craig Jones Announces He Will Continue Training With Nicky Ryan, Nick Rodriguez, Ethan Crelinsten

Over the weekend, the jiu-jitsu world was shook with the news that the famed Danaher Death Squad was disbanding. In head coach John Danaher’s statement regarding the news, he didn’t mention specific plans for any team members moving forward. On Monday, Craig Jones announced that he will continue to train

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‘End of an Era’: John Danaher Announces Break-Up of Danaher Death Squad

One of the best competition teams in the history of competitive jiu-jitsu is officially no more. On Sunday, John Danaher, head coach of the legendary Danaher Death Squad, announced that the team is no longer together as a single training and competition unit. Danaher announced the news via a lengthy

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Video: John Danaher Demonstrates the First Line of Defense Against Kimuras

John Danaher is widely regarded as one of, if not the best jiu-jitsu instructor and coach in the world. That reputation is for good reason; he expertly explains jiu-jitsu concepts and strategies from the fundamentals all the way to the most advanced and complex positions in grappling. Recently, Danaher released

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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Breaking: Gordon Ryan Signs With ONE Championship for MMA, Grappling

One of the most anticipated grappling to MMA cross-overs is finally about to happen. The CEO of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong, announced on Tuesday that Gordon Ryan has signed with the promotion and will compete in both MMA and submission grappling. At the time of this writing, no other details

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