Help, I’m new!

If you just started training jiu jitsu and have no clue “how it works”, this blog is for you! Picture: RibeiroPhoto Wait, there are different teams? Yes. Let me explain. Jiu jitsu is still a relatively new sport. Because of that, athletes who compete, don’t represent their country, they represent Read more…

How To Prevent Injuries

The number one trick in dealing with injuries is this: don’t get injured at all. But how to do that? Speak up for your own body (before your body speaks up for you) Here’s the thing: injuries tend to happen when your body crosses its physical limits. And if yóu Read more…

This Girl Is On Fire

Interview with Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto   “I hate competing.” She’s known for her honesty, heart and putting up fights that are all-out wars where she leaves everything on the mat. We talk with black belt Raqual Pa’aluhi Canuto (Checkmat), about competing with a belly full of nerves, her MMA/jiu jitsu Read more…