BJJ Basics: How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is Simply A Dialogue

The BJJ Dialogue is a simple strategy to help beginners understand Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Think of it as a If/Then formula. Firstly, you need to recognize what position you are in. If it's a good position; then, maintain it and then attack. If it's a bad position; then, stay safe; and then, attempt to escape.

BJJ Basics: The 180 Armbar Drill

The 180 Armbar Drill in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu helps you solidify the movement pattern to help perfect the 180 armbar. The drill allows the BJJ practitioner to establish fluidity and speed in their movements.

The Top 7 Benefits of Kickboxing for Women

Over the past couple of years there has been a lot of momentum gained for women participating in mixed martial arts. The trend really kicked off when numerous celebrities announced that they (and their trainers) have turned to kickboxing as the primary form of exercise to keep them healthy and in shape.

BJJ Basics: How to Get the Back from Cross Side

Getting the back in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is probably the most offensive position you can achieve. The best in the world at getting the back is Marcelo Garcia. This is my interpretation of how Marcelo Garcia is able to go and take the back when people try to re-guard and when people try to turn in on him when he has cross side.


Ritchie Yip is the head instructor for InFighting Training Centers located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ritchie is a lifelong martial artist with experience in Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Boxing and Kickboxing. Ritchie is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt.

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