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Interview with Josh “Hingertine” Hinger

If you’ve watched any of the major BJJ events over the last couple years, there’s an American who’s name you’ve probably been hearing more and more:  Josh “Hingertine” Hinger.  His most recent accomplishments include winning the IBJJF adult black belt nogi world title in…

April 10, 2017

Submission Philosophy

As a guest instructor at one of my favorite gyms, Indiana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, I was asked about my philosophy on submissions by a good friend and great competitor Joel Blanton.  This was my response……

January 30, 2017

Long Beach Open 2016

Since my last competition I’ve only been able to fit in 5 training sessions.  I was in need of points to compete at Worlds next year so I signed up for the Long Beach Open.  My division had only one competitor, Carlos Farias.  Although…

December 13, 2016

11 Essentials when Traveling to Train

One of the best parts of the BJJ lifestyle is that no matter where you go, you have an immediate friend group and network that’s just a roll away.  There are many advantages to rolling while you travel but one of the biggest challenges…

September 5, 2016

Alliance San Diego with Joao “Johnny” Faria

San Diego is one of my favorite cities to visit.  It’s got a laid back vibe, great beaches, awesome food, and some beautiful areas to visit like Sea Port Village and the Gas Lamp District.  It’s also a major Brazilian Jiu Jitsu hub.  I’ve…

August 22, 2016