Back take from turtle guard

Simple and very effective way to take the back when your opponent is in the turtle/referee position. Hope you guys […]

10 Reasons Why I Practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

My decade of 40 is nearing its end and it’s been a great ten years of learning and growing. I […]

Why do I compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Hello everyone,   ​For those who do not know, I am Michael Rethmeyer, 37 years old, professional martial artist, married […]

2017 NEW YEAR RESOLUTION SALE!!!

If you live near St. Louis county or metro east area and been thinking about starting something new, exciting and […]

BJJ Lifestyle Academy Competitors Excels at The 2016 IBJJF Chicago Summer International Open Championship

On August 13-14, a team of Twelve competitors (Mike Rethmeyer, Keith Lynn, John Palos, Kalum K., Luke Mulch, Reid M., […]

Technique of the week (NO-GI EDITION) One Arm Guillotine into D’Arce Choke

On this Technique of the week (NO-GI edition) I am demonstrating a One Arm Guillotine into D’Arce Choke by using […]

Move of the week (NO-GI EDITION): Standing back take into inverted heel hook

On this Move of the week (NO-GI EDITION) I am demonstrating a standing back take from head control and applying […]

Move Of The Week (NO-GI EDITION) Hip Throw

ON THIS MOVE OF THE WEEK (NO-GI EDITION), I AM DEMONSTRATING AN EXCELLENT HIP THROW. THANK YOU AND PLEASE SUBSCRIBE […]