Physical and Mental Benefits of Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu training offers many benefits, besides just learning how to depend yourself.  A dedicated jiu-jitsu practitioner can expect to learn more then just effective techniques in unarmed combat, jiu-jitsu training can literally change your…

Combat Benefits of Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-Jitsu is known as one of the most complete and effective martial arts systems.  Though it has been around for centuries and has it’s roots in the Samurai battlefields of Japan; it has gained “recent” popularity with the Ultimate Fighting…

Jiu-Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts

Unless you are blind or don’t have cable television, you know that the sport of Mixed Martial Arts is on the rise!  Everyone is interested in MMA and eventually more and more people want to learn how to fight in a Mixed Martial Arts event. At…

Jiu-Jitsu for Self-Defense

Jiu-Jitsu is regarded as one of the most effective self-defense arts.  It was originally used on the battlefields of Japan by the Samurai.  It has since evolved into many different styles of jiu-jitsu including evolving into other styles such…

Combat Grappling vs Sport Grappling

When you begin training Jiu-Jitsu you will soon realize that there is a big difference between sport grappling and grappling for real combat.  It’s not necessarily the techniques that are different, it’s the approach to the techniques and…

Formiga Absolute Champion at New York Opens 2011

Our teacher Formiga was the Absolute Champion at the IBJJF New York Opens 2011! We are extremely lucky and privileged to have such an amazing teacher, competitor and man teach and train with us! From MMAindc.com Rafael 'Formiga' Barbosa…