Category Archives: Strength and Conditioning

Kettlebell Complexes for Grapplers

Kettlebell (KB) training is a great way to enhance all aspects of fitness including strength, power, hypertrophy, range of motion, and conditioning. The usefulness of KB work for conditioning will be obvious to you after your first set of clean … Continue reading

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Scientific Research on BJJ

  A new article in the Asian Journal of Sports Medicine applies the lens of scientific inquiry to Brazilian jiu-jitsu. This is not the first research study published in English on the art and sport of BJJ but as an … Continue reading

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Dealing with Injuries

Jiu-jitsu and other grappling arts are contact sports. This unfortunately means that at some point you will likely get an injury. It is simply unavoidable. I’m really not event talking about the bumps, bruises, cuts, busted noses, and slight ‘tweaks’ … Continue reading

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