Long Hair & Jiu Jitsu [Guest Blog]

This blog is originally by Emilia Tuukkanen. Emilia is a Finnish black belt who represents Gracie Barra, and lives currently in Malaga, Spain.  I have had long hair since I started jiujitsu. At the shortest, my hair has been slightly… Continue Reading

Black Friday Sale: Our 5 Favourite Picks!

It’s Black Friday! We hope you saved up, because today is the ultimate chance to get great jiu jitsu gear for a great price! From gis, to rashguards, to active-wear, here’s a selection of BJJ Fightgear’s finest discounts! Have a… Continue Reading

Livia Gluchowska On The Unknown Strength (Podcast)

Livia Gluchowska from Absolute MMA St Kilda talks with The Unknown – Strength & Conditioning on the upcoming Eddie Bravo Invitational – EBI 12. They discuss her preparation for the tournament, her view on the ruleset of EBI, and how… Continue Reading

The Woman Behind The Scenes – Lindsay Thompson-Machado (Interview)

“I hold down the fort here.” Meet Lindsay Thompson-Machado. The definition of a true girl boss. Training jiu jitsu since 1993. CEO of one of the biggest jiu jitsu associations in the South-West. Girls in Gis host. Mother of four.… Continue Reading

Pain Under Pressure

Pain: it seems almost inevitable if you want to perform well. It can be either pain from exhaustion, from the burning in your muscles, or from injuries you sustain during BJJ. Dealing with pain can be hard, since our instinct is… Continue Reading