Sambo Vs. Jiu Jitsu, Which Is Better For MMA?

Since the coming of Khabib Nurmagomedov to the UFC in 2012, a huge debate sparked about which discipline is better, Brazilian jiu jitsu or sambo. Khabib even dared to challenge the Brazilian jiu jitsu community by wearing a t-shirt saying “If Sambo was easy, it would be called Jiu-jitsu”. Khabib’s T-shirt enraged the jiu jitsu … Read more

How To Build Your Self-confidence As A Fighter?

I’ve seen fighters go through highs and lows in their careers, periods when they feel invincible and other periods when their self-confidence takes a hard hit. When self-confidence gets to its lowest, the fighter doesn’t perform to their best and starts losing their sharpness in fights. If you are going through such a period, then … Read more

What’s The Best Cardio For BJJ?

Running Vs. HIIT Vs. Biking Vs. Swimming, what is the best form of cardio for Brazilian jiu jitsu? Let’s start by stating that not all cardio forms are the same, each sport has its own specific cardio depending on its own specific demands. The cardio that you would need for a football match is not … Read more

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Does IBJJF Test For PEDs?

Yes, International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) does test for PEDs including steroids. IBJJF has an agreement with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and conducts all its tests according to the World Anti-Doping Code and World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List. The only problem with the IBJJF doping tests is that they are all conducted on the … Read more

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