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Ten Years in BJJ, Ten Takeaways

Brad McKinney at Abide Jiu Jitsu Boise in Boise, Idaho
In June 2018, I will have trained Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for exactly 10 years. In honor of that, I wanted to take a moment and reflect on a few tips t...

Want to Improve Your BJJ Game? Lift Weights!

Want to Improve Your BJJ Game? Lift Weights!
When I started BJJ, I struggled to touch my toes. This is partially due to lower back problems I started to experience at 14 years old. When I wa...

Ditch Your Excuses: 3 Reasons to Try BJJ Today

Ditch Your Excuses: 3 Reasons to Try BJJ Today
It's the New Year, which means you're probably thinking about how you can get in better shape, lose some weight, or maybe just be a little health...