What Makes Guerrilla BJJ Different?

You’ve made the decision to sign up for Brazilian jiu jitsu – awesome! Step two is figuring out how you’re going to make this happen, or more specifically, where. We’ve shared tips before to help you find the right school for you and we recommend taking them to heart. BJJ schools aren’t created equal, and there’s a lot […]

3 Reasons Women Should Absolutely Train BJJ (Beyond Self-Defense)

If you’re thinking “self-defense,” we’re going to stop you right there. Yes, knowing how to protect yourself is a primary motivator for a lot of women who are considering BJJ. And with horrifying statistics, like one in three women experiencing violence in her lifetime, that makes sense. While we wholeheartedly agree that BJJ is probably […]

Here’s What to Expect at Your First BJJ Class

You’re checking out your very first BJJ class, and that’s so awesome. But if you haven’t already toured the facility or meet the instructors, you may be wondering what exactly you’re in for. While things vary somewhat depending on where exactly you go, we’re hitting the highlights of what to expect at your first BJJ […]

The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of BJJ for Women

Look online for the benefits of BJJ for women, and you’ll find article after article relating to self defense. Sure, picking up some self-defense skills is a huge plus for the art of grappling, but it really just scratches the surface. Here are the not-so-obvious benefits of BJJ for women. the great equalizer BJJ is […]

The Guerrilla Approach to BJJ in Reno

If you’ve been thinking about signing up for Brazilian jiu jitsu – for yourself, your child, or your sulky teenager – we think that’s a great idea. We’ve shared tips before to help you find the right school for you, but today we’re just going to cut to the chase. The Guerrilla approach to BJJ […]

3 Reasons Pretty Much Everyone Should Start Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

It’s officially spring, and if you stumbled a bit on those fitness-related New Year’s resolutions, you may be thinking about starting fresh. We love that idea, but before you re-up at the gym or start researching local 10ks, take a few minutes to think about something different. Here are three reasons pretty much everyone should start […]

Three Great Reasons Women Benefit from BJJ (Beyond Self Defense)

When a woman is considering starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, she’s bound to hear that it’s a great way to “learn how to defend yourself.” Sure, that’s true, but there’s so much more to it than just self defense. Here are three great reasons that women benefit from BJJ. size doesn’t matter One of the most satisfying aspects of […]

BJJ In Your 40s – The Real Deal from a Guerrilla BJJ Member in Reno

This is part two in a two-part series proving that when it comes to starting BJJ, age ain’t nothing but a number. Check out part one here. We get a lot of questions about starting Brazilian jiu jitsu later in life – and by that we mean not as a child, a teen or in your 20s. […]