Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training has become very popular over the last couple of decades. The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), back in 1993, turned the martial arts world upside down. Royce Gracie won easily. There was something very interesting about his win:...
5/21 NJBJJF Tournament Results

5/21 NJBJJF Tournament Results

Huge congrats to our competitors yesterday who competed in the NJBJJF Tournament.  For this tournament, we only had two competitors but they competed really well.  In fact, they showed an attitude and work ethic that we really like to see at Spartan MMA. First, off we...
Half Guard in Mixed Martial Arts

Half Guard in Mixed Martial Arts

The half guard is a great position when on the bottom.  What’s best about it, is that it can be used in BJJ with and without the gi, as well as mixed martial arts. The half guard gives you the ability to take the back or reverse your opponent fast.  This way you...
Dedication in BJJ

Dedication in BJJ

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are many abilities that can help a practitioner get better. Of course, having strength, speed, coordination, and many others are good.  However, people overlook perhaps the most important quality to have: dedication. Why is dedication so...