The benefits of a regular yoga practice are manifold. Successful athletes from a multitude of sports use the time-tested methods of yoga to help supplement their training and extend the longevity of their careers. Mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) can be very hard on the body, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints, … Read more
In the late 80’s I was in high school and I was so into skateboarding my friends and I would sometimes wake up early and go session a spot before school at 7 a.m. or whatever ungodly hour it started. Skateparks? What parks? We skated a loading dock behind the local Kroger’s. Many times when … Read more
If you ever find yourself in Decatur, Alabama stop on by 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and say hi to coach Brandon Mccaghren. He’s a nice guy. After a wrestler and his entourage interrupted his class recently to challenge Brandon, he let the guy start in any position he wanted, and then proceeded to submit him. Then … Read more
There’s only one Royce Gracie. Considered by most to be the father of modern day MMA as we know it and the original UFC badass, Gracie would often fight three or four fights in one night and showed the world the undeniable effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In the new EA Sports UFC video game … Read more
In 2012 Whitney Miller won Miss Texas and Miss United States. Nowadays Miller has traded in her tiara for a gi and recently won her very first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in gi and won silver in no-gi. Check out this video of the ONNIT-sponsored former beauty queen as she talks about why she decided to start competing in grappling, how her family reacted, and then watch her perform on the mats.
As a parent this might be one of the most important videos you ever see. If your child has suffered at the hands of a bully, there are answers.
Austin McDaniel is a 14-year-old boy from Indiana who loves video games and electric guitar. He’s a good student with loving parents. In September 2012, Austin was assaulted at school in front of his peers by a bully who choked him from behind and ultimately knocked him out with punches. The whole thing was caught on tape.
ProMMAnow.com reporter Daniel Theodore caught up with BJJ legend Braulio Estima following his match with Rodolfo Vieira at Metamoris 2 which went the distance. Estima has been focusing on MMA the past couple of years and won his pro debut with a first round submission over Chris Holland at Titan FC 24 last August. Estima shared his thoughts on his performance against Vieira, talked about when he might return to the MMA cage and explained some new techniques he has been working on.