In case you were hiding under a rock, Ronda Rousey fought Liz Carmouche last night at UFC 157. She both validated her UFC Women's Bantamweight title, and made history by being in the first-ever women's match in the the UFC. And just in case you were under that aforementioned rock, despite a very spirited fight by Liz Carmouche, Ronda won the match with an armbar at 4:49 of the first … [Read more...]
Podcast EP2: BJJ & Submission Grappling Competition: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know!
"Everything you ever wanted to know about Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competition but were afraid to ask!" That's a strong statement, but it's almost even true. In my latest podcast I talk extensively with David Meyer, author of Training for Competition: Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Submission Grappling. We cover a TON of ground in this interview, ranging from why you might want to compete at all, to … [Read more...]
Do You Have Competition Questions?
David Meyer has a ton of credentials, but for now I'm only going to mention three of them: He's a BJJ Black Belt under the Machado brothers, He's got a very solid record in BJJ and in submission grappling competition, and He's the author of one of my favorite new books "Training for Competition: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling." Sometime in July of 2009 I'm hoping to … [Read more...]