• Home-Based Training for the Week of April 6, 2020

    We’re offering more live Zoom classes this week, and taking an extra security precaution.

    We’ve enabled Zoom’s Waiting Room function. Instructors will admit you into each class. Please check the private student Facebook group for live class links. If you’re not a member, ask an instructor for access.

    Non-PBJJ members are welcome to attend our virtual classes. […]

  • Training with a Bulgarian Bag for BJJ

    Since becoming a blue belt, I have supplemented my Jiu Jitsu by working out at a CrossFit gym. I usually don’t do the workout of the day, but run through routines that will complement my needs for Jiu Jitsu. I have been working on grip strength, improving reaction time, and injury prevention, along with strength […]

  • The One Weight Turkish Get-Up Workout for BJJ

    We are adding to the Turkish Get-Up for this week’s workout. If you’re not sure what the Turkish Get-Up is, check it out before you start. Practice with just your bodyweight before trying this workout. 

    Always complete a warm up before getting started. Use the warm up from this workout. To wake up your shoulder stabilizers, […]

  • Home-Based Training for the Week of March 30, 2020

    Greetings, BJJ and KB friends. This week, we’re adding live instruction via Zoom video conferencing. During these live sessions, instructors will run a warmup, review the material covered in this post, and take Q&A. Please review and practice the material covered in this post prior to the live sessions. All sessions will be 30 minutes […]

  • Killer Bodyweight Workout for BJJ

    Yup, even you strong BJJ folks could use some bodyweight training. It’s the perfect time to get familiar with bodyweight exercises that we can turn to whenever we aren’t in a fully equipped gym. This workout brings in base skills required for the one arm push-up and a pistol squat. Use this time away from […]

  • Home-Based Training for the Week of March 23, 2020

    Hello everybody. As we move into week two of our COVID-19 closure, it’s important to take a few moments to focus on what we can do. Though we can’t train together, we can still choose to be proactive, building skills that will serve us in grappling and life. This week’s training plan includes more at-home […]

  • The Best Strength Drill for BJJ

    The Turkish Get-Up is a total-body exercise that creates a link of strength from your shoulders to your hips. When done properly, you will roll, kneel, stand, and reach in one smooth drill. It is one of the best exercises to promote stability and mobility while increasing general strength. 
    Bodyweight Turkish Get-Ups

    Nail the body weight get-up […]

  • Home-Based Training for the Week of March 16, 2020

    Greetings all. We know that time away from the mats can be a bit of a bummer, so the PBJJ staff and community put together this training program to get you through while our doors are closed. We’ve included options for kids, adults at all skill levels, and kickboxers. Everything contained in this post can […]

  • Total Body BJJ Workout

    Strength is a skill that is built on a solid foundation. As a strength and conditioning coach and StrongFirst kettlebell instructor, I prioritize how you move rather than how much you lift. Through one-on-one training and online programming, I work with active adults that are ready to commit to their specific needs. While remotely working […]

  • 10 Ways to Accelerate Your BJJ Growth

    I can’t think of a more edifying moment in my Jiu Jitsu life than this one. I was talking to Emily on the phone in the aftermath of the Atlanta Open, where, for the first time, I managed to get onto the podium at an IBJJF event. My performance produced some mixed feelings: relief that […]