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

Dare To Speak Up – #submitthestigma With Erin Herle (Interview)

“I start the discussion.” After her father’s suicide two years ago, Erin Herle started the campaign #submitthestigma. Her message: mental health is just as important as physical health, and it’s vastly unrecognised. Since its founding, Erin organises charity seminars all across the… Continue Reading

Don’t Stop Till You Reach The Top – Livia Gluchowska (Interview)

“Once I decide on something, I want to see it through till the end.” All the way from Australia, Livia Gluchowska (Team Absolute MMA Australia) travels to compete everywhere in the world. And she does not play around. 3x World Champion, Copa… 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

7 Minutes With Bia Mesquita (Interview)

Johanna Backlund interviewed 7-times black belt World Champion Beatriz de Oliveira Mesquita (Gracie Humaita). In the interview, they talk about how Bia started jiu jitsu, her experiences and thoughts on past and future competitions, who Bia’s biggest inspirations are, and more!

The Secret To Success: How To Combine Jiu Jitsu With A Busy Job (Interview)

Impossible? Think again. Shanti Abela and Ida Hansson are both black belts from Checkmat/Arte Suave Denmark. They are world class competitors, having both medalled at the most important BJJ tournaments in the world. While doing all of this, they have a demanding… Continue Reading

How To Be On Fire With A Cool Head 

We all feel pressure during competition. Experiencing pressure is normal, and shows that you are anticipating on what is coming. Although this is part of competing, rushing into a match because you are too excited, can have you end up making mistakes and lose.… Continue Reading