Treating Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Cauliflower Ear

Treating Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Cauliflower Ear

Cauliflower ear is a deformity of the ear that’s caused by blunt trauma. If left untreated, it can prevent blood flow to the ear and damage the tissue. Unfortunately, BJJ practitioners live in fear of getting cauliflower ear. But it’s not one of the...
Hip Care for BJJ Practitioners

Hip Care for BJJ Practitioners

The majority of BJJ practitioners aren’t professional athletes trolling from city to city competing in mixed martial arts competitions; the majority are everyday people who have “normal” jobs and spend most of their time sitting down. Unfortunately, sitting is without...
Rolling Round the Globe: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu News

Rolling Round the Globe: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu News

The world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu moves pretty damn quickly. As one of the fastest growing combat sports around keeping track of the latest happenings can be almost as challenging as hitting the mat. From now on here at the BJJ Gi, we will be posting monthly news...
7 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Drills You Should Practice Daily

7 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Drills You Should Practice Daily

Brazilian jiu-jitsu has a lot of techniques, and when you first get started you’ll no doubt want to build up your repertoire and learn as much as possible. But the reality is; if you don’t know how to move correctly you won’t be able to apply even the most basic...
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Diet

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Diet

In today’s world where society is always looking for shortcuts, genuine long-term healthy eating seems to cause more hassle than it’s worth to most people. Sadly, this mindset has paved the way to a mirage of short-term fad diets – Atkins, 5.2, Seven Day Colour, etc....
Finding a Decent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club

Finding a Decent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club

Finding a decent martial arts club is always going to be difficult. There’s a lot of McDojo’s out there that want nothing more than to scam you out of money. While this is fairly uncommon in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, it can still happen. Some BJJ clubs will be...