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 […]

Rest and Recovery For Jiu-Jitsu

When the term “R and R” is used it usually means “rest and relaxation,” but you’re a jiu-jitsu practitioner, so […]

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 […]

move of the week (NO-GI EDITION) X-Guard Pass into side control or omoplata lock or triangle choke

On this move of the week (NO-GI EDITION) I am teaching one an X-Guard Pass into side control or omoplata […]

Move Of The Week (NO-GI EDITION) Kimura lock into head and arm triangle choke

On this No-Gi technique of the week I am teaching a submission combination from north-south position. I’m combining the classic […]