Gi vs No Gi.


The age old question of whether training gi or no gi is better, has been around since the first Blue belt walked the earth. In this entry I will give my opinion on the topic. To this day it is still a common question and depending on who you ask, the answer may differ. As […]

Competing for the First Time

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Competing for the first time can is a big step in your Jiu Jitsu Journey. If you’re considering competing, that’s a really good sign. It shows that your Jiu Jitsu has undergone growth and gained confidence. You’re probably asking a bunch of questions about when to compete for the first time. In this video Andrew […]

BJJ Techniques with Andrew Laxa (Roger Gracie Backtake + Pendulum Sweep)

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Andrew demonstrates some classic attacks from closed guard. The Closed Guard is one of the most important positions when playing off of your back. It is also often times the first kind of guard Jiu Jitsu practitioners learn. It’s ability to nullify guard passing with good posture contol makes it a very good position to […]