March 11, 2014

BJJ, points or not?

BJJ expanded worldwide due to its success in MMA, but it keeps growing because is an amazing art. Lately there is a growing trend towards competitions without points, and in most cases, to secure a victory one needs to submit the opponent.
September 30, 2017

Different rule sets – Why is this good for Grappling?

Many will argue that most major sports in the World have one set of rules and that is fundamental for the sport to grow mainstream, others will speak about advantages of same standards everywhere, even I could make a case for better rules in BJJ and Grappling, but in fact I believe that multiple organizations with different sets of rules, weight divisions and diverse approaches actually benefit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling.