Brooke BJJ

My thoughts on the world and BJJ! Writer for White Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Fight to Keep Integrity in Jiu Jitsu

With all of the media hype around the McGregor V. Mayweather fight right now, questioning of the future of mixed martial arts and other combat sports is starting to happen. This is due to the recent popularity in vulgar, hostile... Continue Reading →

Refresh Yourself to Focus on the Fight 

A new adventure awaits Friday as I step on an airplane and head to Florida. This years two week family vacation is doubling as a camp. When I get back I will have  just a few days before my next... Continue Reading →


As I'm 5 weeks out from my next tournament I'm beginning to get into my competition mindset and routine. My diet plan has changed, my workout schedule has changed, and my mindset has definitely changed. Mindset is huge in combat sports.... Continue Reading →

Every time we get in our cars and drive to our gyms we take it for granted that we don't have to fear driving down the roads, that we aren't in armored jeeps going through the desert. Every time we... Continue Reading →

Thank You Moms For Helping Us With Jiu-Jitsu

The name Mom has many titles. Caregiver, friend, nurse, cook, and supporter are just a few. Moms have a tough job. Jiu-Jitsu moms have an even tougher job. From driving back and fourth to the gym multiple times a week,... Continue Reading →

The Top 5 Reasons for Starting Jiu-Jitsu 

It's hard to know when or if you should join a new activity, especially when its something that isn't very ordinary. Although Jiu-Jitsu isn't common, here are my top 5 reasons why you should join. Self Defense Many people have... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Best Sport For Families 

The bond between a father and daughter is irreplaceable. This has become even more evident to me with starting Jiu-Jitsu. My dad has been with me every step,choke, and arm bar along the way. I started off BJJ alone, but... Continue Reading →

The Ties That Bind In BJJ: Respect 

When people ask me about Jiu-Jitsu tournaments my first response is often about the respect level. It's hard to get someone who has never experienced Jiu-Jitsu or that has never been to a tournament to understand what that is like.... Continue Reading →

Whatever Jiu Jitsu Breaks, it Fixes in Other Ways. 

Since I joined Jiu Jitsu, many things about my life has changed. From broken toes becoming the norm and learning a little bit of Portuguese, along with changes to my health, free time, and shopping habits, Jiu Jitsu has changed... Continue Reading →

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