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 […]

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 […]

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) 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 […]

Win your Jiu-Jitsu matches via “KATA GURUMA”!!!!

I have been training this modified “Kata Guruma” or “Fireman carry” throw (NOTE: 1:02min in the video) in GI and […]

Final match at the BLACK BELT MASTER Ultra Heavyweight division at the 2015 Chicago Spring International Open Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship.

“Brazilian” Mike Rethmeyer versus Multiple IBJJF WORLD CHAMPION Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros! Final match at the BLACK BELT MASTER Ultra Heavyweight […]