August 8, 2019

"He grabs his board and paddles back out. He and the local exchange words...I’m thinking to myself, ‘You picked the wrong battle.’.."

March 18, 2019

"I’m teaming up with my friend Lee Campbell, whom I met on Ninja to implement Ninja Warrior and BJJ programs into schools across N.S.W. and eventually Australia."

March 11, 2019

"The competitive nature of Ninja Warrior is very different to BJJ in that we aren’t really competing against each other like in a roll. The focus is on the course and how we can beat the course, which removes a large element of ego, one thing I really like."

March 10, 2019

I’m catapulted ahead--no time to think. Muscle memory kicks in: I tuck my chin, front roll with the energy over my right shoulder and break fall with my left arm. Jiu-Jitsu saves my life...again.

March 4, 2019

If class times are too long the student will learn less. Short class times with few tasks to learn and plenty of sparring retain students longer!

March 2, 2019

"This, is Jiu Jitsu in practice."

February 25, 2019

"I built my own place from one principle and one principle only: treat every single person who walks through the door as your potential next best friend."

Christian Graugart is living the dream. Our dream, anyway. Through his blog, and the help of several hospitable mem...

February 22, 2019

"Once you finally do it you’re expecting fucking suns to collide and everything to go crazy, and nobody really gives a shit.  At most it's a five-minute conversation when they ask you a couple of questions. You feel stupid, like you should have done it a while...

February 20, 2019

"A 200-pound white belt man politely and innocently asks me to roll, and next thing I know my face is being smashed into the mat.."

February 13, 2019

Emphasis on impartial analysis and calm intervention in problem-solving can be used to improve one’s game and succinctly address danger or issues that arise during a roll

Please reload

Our Recent Posts

My Temple

April 27, 2020

Drop IN: Saigon, Pt.4

April 20, 2020

Drop IN: Saigon, Pt.3

April 13, 2020

Please reload


grappler magazine