Jiu Jitsu Maths

In the competitive environment of BJJ it very easy to fall into a trap of comparisons. Something that was brought to my attention again recently via someones social media post is the phenomenon of Jiu Jitsu maths. I’ll be honest being the subject of someone’s jiu jitsu maths really brought it home to me how silly and time wasting it was but also making it an obvious blog topic. Continue reading “Jiu Jitsu Maths”


Valor Prime 2.0 Gi Review

Jet-lagged, tired but happy! Awesome bit of technical polish with the fabulous Melissa Haueter followed by some great rolls at the open mat. #sundayfunday #tiredbutfun #bjj #competitor #bluebelt #combatbase #factorybjj #valorfightwear #jits #giggles #bjjm I have spent most of this year telling myself that I didn’t need to buy any more gis and this is one of the reasons why there have been slightly fewer gi reviews on the site this year. However, when packing for my recent trips to the states I realised I had a definite gap for a lightweight white gi. After searching a number of options I opted for Valor Fightwear. Continue reading “Valor Prime 2.0 Gi Review”

Minion on Tour – The Garage

Sometimes when thinking about blog topics I miss the most obvious articles. This is one of those cases! I have been lucky enough to visit and train at the Garage once a year for the past four years so I thought it was about time to share with my readers exactly how much of a hidden gem this is for any BJJ Globetrotters and travellers. Continue reading “Minion on Tour – The Garage”

Minion on Tour – Charity Seminars

I don’t usually write in depth about seminars and events but I recently attended two seminars that are worth promoting as they were done for two very worthwhile causes. So it made sense to do a mini write up highlighting how awesome the seminars were but also highlight the charities that they supported! Continue reading “Minion on Tour – Charity Seminars”