Braus Blog

Primal Joe’s Coffee Co.

Situated in the heart of beachside suburb Cronulla, Primal Joe’s Coffee Co. is the greatest place to refuel after a hard training session. Owner and manager Ryan Buttita has been part of the Jiu Jitsu community as a competitor and coach for almost a decade and...

From suicide attempts to Absolute MMA – Liam’s story.

Today we’re sharing the journey of a young man that experienced desolation, abandonment, disappointment and desperation at a time in life which should be filled with joy.   The confidence, strength, encouragement and support he found in our beloved BJJ which helped...

It’s a wrap!

And here we are, that time of the year again, knee deep in the silly season and reflecting on what has been and look forward with hope of what will be! 2018 has been a ripper for us, it’s once again proven to be a truly humbling experience to be able to support such...

That’s How The Dream Started

The Project - Para, Brazil: Direct translation of Portuguese speaking, Brazilian, Ivan. That's How The Dream Started! "I began training Jiu-jitsu around twelve years ago. But I struggled to advance at first as I was married that year and what I earned at that time was...

A shared vision to grow BJJ – 2019

The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world is expanding. The sports’ recognition and participation on the global platform is seeing dramatic growth at a rapid rate. With new gyms steadily popping up and existing and new brands and initiatives expanding and evolving with new...

The complimentary lifestyle of BJJ / Surf

Cross training is popular across almost every sport these days, maximising the efficiency of the athlete with training that supports the mind and body from varying angles. In this months blog we explore the alignment of surfing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and how these...

Another One Bites the Dust!

As we roll into December and all begin to wonder where yet another year has gone, we’re taking a moment to reflect on our 2017 and what lies ahead. Kicking off on the Mats, we have seen real incredible representation by our extraordinary athletes and ambassadors this...

“An endless project of change and evolution. Levi Jones-Leary”

Don’t compare your journey to others, there is no comparison between the sun and the moon; they shine when it’s their time. In this month’s instalment, we interviewed Australia’s own rising star; Sydney born brown belt Levi Jones-Leary. At only 20 years of age, his...

Managing childhood anxiety through sport – Shannyn’s Story

This unguarded inspirational piece, told from the mother herself, about her seemingly hopeless struggle to settle her unhappy child and the lifeline Brazilian Jiu Jitsu provided for the child and family on a whole.  Thankyou to Shannyn Stevens and family for allowing...

Psychology – What is it with BJJ?

Psychology– the mental characteristics or attitude of a mind and its functions governing our behavioral responses to a situation or activity. What is it with BJJ? Why is the sport growing at such a rapid rate in popularity? We’re surrounded by endless fitness and...