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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...

Let’s hear it for the girls!

"A Woman is a human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative or more responsible than a man.  Likewise, she is never less." Let's hear it for the girls! We are living in a period of great and exciting change and advancements. Technology is...

2017 Jiu-Jitsu Events Calendar

January Sunday 15 - Grappling Industries Melbourne www.grapplingindustries.com 17*/18/19/20/21/22 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship ibjjf.org/championship/european-jiu-jitsu-ibjjf-championship/ Sunday 22 – Grappling Industries Brisbane www.grapplingindustries.com...

The Year In Review 2016

As we approach the end of another year, we take a quick look at some of the 2016 highlights and what’s on for our year ahead. 2016 saw the launch of our lifestyle line with our hoodies and Tees! The Fight Never Ends resinates with many for reasons beyond the mats! It...

The Project

For many, the season of giving is about to begin but for Rolling 4 A Reason, our giving journey has been in full swing for over a year now! Established to provide our BJJ community with an outlet to give something back, it has been a heartening journey for us so far!...

“5 weeks in Brazil” Hope Douglass

  Most people who have trained BJJ have wondered what a trip to train and/or compete in Brazil would be like. In June/July this year, I spent a solid month on the mats at Cicero Costha’s academy in Sao Paulo, Brazil, before hitting the competition mats at the...

“PLEASE don’t ever feel like you are alone”

  Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence, happens in many forms including physical, emotional and economic violence, and can affect people of any age or sex. It does not have to be within the home to be classified as domestic violence. It is a...

Travelling Jiu-Jitsu! A look at 5 continents

  As our world continues to become smaller and more accessible thanks to a seriously competitive and doable travel market, it is challenging not to be tempted to go explore.  The skills and experience gained from travelling abroad provide life-long personal...

Should Parents Consider BJJ for their Kids

  Earlier this year, surfing legend Kelly Slater publicly shared his respect and love for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the value the sport can bring to a child (and adults) life. “I advise all parents to put their kids in Jiu Jitsu classes before any other sport.”...

We’re also ready for 2016!

  2016 is well under way and our youngsters have hit the ground running. Let’s take a look at what the remainder of the year has installed for our little champs! Kicking off on home soil Orange Belt Tahryn Roberts of Garage Jiu Jitsu Bondi, has big aspirations...