With Brazilian Jiu Jitsu continuing to grow in popularity across North America, it is important to better understand the variety of fighting styles that one can incorporate into this discipline. This began as a sport [...]
Even though Brazilian jiu-jitsu is one of the most popular martial arts on the planet, some people wonder if it’s something you could really use in an actual street fight. In this article, we’re going [...]
The rise of MMA has been closely shadowed by Brazilian jiu-jitsu. While they are definitely not the same thing – BJJ doesn’t involve striking for one thing – every MMA fighter knows some amount of [...]
When you first enter a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class, you’ll notice right away that the instructors and other students are speaking a language that sounds like English... but may as well be something else entirely. [...]
One aspect of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that helps it stand out from more traditional martial arts is the emphasis placed on competing in tournaments and going up against people from outside your school. This is seen [...]
If you want to get better at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there’s no doubt that you’ll need to improve your body too. While there are countless ways to do this, here are six we recommend. Sparring We’re [...]
In the last decade, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has exploded in popularity here in the U.S., thanks in large part to the growth of the UFC. BJJ tournaments are now held regularly around the world, with many [...]
For fans of MMA, few images are as iconic as Royce Gracie stepping into the octagon at UFC 1 in 1993. Although his first opponent, Art Jimmerson, would also strike quite the unforgettable profile—he was [...]
Introducing our new Warriors (5-17yrs) Brazilian Jiu-Jisu Instructor Wilson Reis. Wilson is a BJJ Black Belt under Roberto Godoi. He is also a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's Flyweight division. In [...]
They look like they're horse-playing, like they are just little boys being little boys.
But inside North Dallas Mixed Martial Arts in Plano, world-renowned instructors are turning their students into responsible, respectful young men and women.