Tag Archives: Competitor

Utilizing the Olympic Lifts for BJJ

So you have spent your last couple of weeks (perhaps months) squatting, pressing, benching, and deadlifting.  You have built a solid base of strength and have seen appreciable gains in…

A Chat With Roger Gracie Black Belt, Oliver Geddes

Oliver Geddes is an international competitor most known for not only being a black belt and instructor under Roger Gracie, but also an avid couch surfing competition enthusiast. He recently…

View From The Top: Michel Langhi Building His Own Name

Michel Langhi, not to be confused with his brother Michael Langhi, is the younger part of the Cobrinha prodigy duo. I believe he is widely underrated but will start to…

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Homeschooling & Jiu Jitsu: An Interview with Alyssa Wilson’s Mom

I met Alyssa Wilson when she came with her sisters to Cobrinha’s academy. At the time, she was training at a gym with a team of kids who were also…

Inside the Inverted with Kristina Barlaan: Solo Drill

In the second installment of Inside the Inverted with Kristina Barlaan, she shows a solo drill you can do to get more comfortable. Use this as a way to get…