What was your biggest breakthrough in your Jiu Jitsu training?

I got asked this question the other day and I really had to put quite a bit of thought into it. I’ve had zillions of breakthroughs in training just like everyone else.  Sometimes it relates to a specific technique, a way to escape, a moment something is available to attack or just a concept and […]

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Becoming A Great Jiu Jitsu Teacher

I’ve been teaching jiu-jitsu now for over 17 years. I’m so passionate about jiu-jitsu and the positive effect it has in peoples lives that I’m constantly trying to improve and become a better teacher so I can serve others better. I’ve had a lot of people ask me about teaching so I just wanted to […]

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Weight Distribution from Side Control By Henry Akins & Stephen Whittier

In this video I’m demonstrating how to use weight distribution from the cross side position.

Because it’s very difficult to see how much weight I’m applying on my partner, I have him humming and from the change in tone, it allows you to hear the effect my weight has on him and his ability to breathe.

I […]

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Henry Akins Hidden Jiu Jitsu Seminar with Robb Wolf

This will be a special 2 day Hidden Jiu-Jitsu Seminar Event with special guest NY Times Best Selling author of “The Paleo Solution”  Robb Wolf

There will be 4 two hour Jiu-Jitsu sessions covering different topics or positions.

Schedule will be as follows:

Saturday April 30 seminar will be from 11:00 – 1:00pm […]

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Rickson Gracie Movement Based Training

Movement based training seems to be all the rage now and its really nice to have such amazing athletes and martial artists like Conor McGregor and his coach Ido Portal bringing attention to it, but as you can see this type of light training to develop fluidity flexibility and strength in the body has been […]

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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Seminar Schedule

Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 13
Louisville Kentucky
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu of Kentucky

Tuesday March 15
Columbus Ohio
Relson Gracie Columbus

Wednesday March 16
South Euclid Ohio
Gracie Humaitá Cleveland

Thursday March 17
Austintown Ohio
Next Level Martial Arts

Friday March 18
Millersville Maryland
Garfield Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts

Saturday March 19
Camden Delaware
First State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Sunday March 20
Southampton Pennsylvania
Sion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Monday March 21
Norwich Connecticut
Macarra BJJ Norwich

Tuesday March 22 […]

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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Sub and Surf Wrap Up

Back from a week of training Hidden Jiu Jitsu in Costa Rica with Sub and Surf BJJ Camp!

I filmed this wrap up video just to share with you guys some of the stuff I showed at my BJJ camp in Costa Rica and people’s reaction and experience learning it.

Many people said it was completely game […]

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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Breakdown: Kron Gracie Vs. JT Torres & New Mount Drills

I promised I was going to be adding more Hidden Jiu Jitsu content to all the courses so here it is the first FREE updates!
I’ve added 3 NEW videos to the mount maintenance and escape course and another FREE video to the closed guard course.
If you haven’t already joined get in there!
>> Mount Domination CLICK […]

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Ahh the good old days of Gracie Jiu Jitsu!…

On any given day you could be called upon to represent Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in a bare knuckle challenge match.
How you train is how you’re going to react in a fight.
Butt scooting, inverting and so many other things you see in modern jiu-jitsu exist because people have forgotten the true purpose of jiu-jitsu. The basics is […]

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Rickson Gracie Documentary Choke

Rickson Gracie in Choke a Documentary about his training for Vale Tudo 95
If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a documentary on Rickson following him and some of the other fighters as they prepared for the Vale Tudo 95.
This was a no-holds-barred tournament with no weight divisions and a fighter would have to win 3 […]

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