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., […]

Top 10 Excuses People Use to Not Try Jiu-Jitsu & How to Counter Them

The benefits of Jiu-Jitsu are numerous: self defense, increased fitness, health, social skills, self confidence, humility, ego killer, camaraderie etc…However, […]

11 Things Your Jiu Jitsu Instructor Won’t Tell You

      Instructors are instructors…they’re professional, they teach, they’ll give you attention and hope for the best.  Jiu jitsu […]

The ‘Pussification’ of Jiu-Jitsu

By Guillaume (Gile) Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. ‘Jiu-Jitsu Transforms Cowards into […]

Two Ways to Convince Your Friends to Start Training BJJ

When someone is looking for a new physical activity in which to participate, jiu-jitsu is usually not their first thought. […]

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) 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 […]