British Black Belt Interview – Tom Barlow

When I first started this blog I had a vision of interviewing every single British Black Belt in the country, while that hasn’t happened for a while, I’ve decided to revive this with a bang. Today we have an interview with British Black Belt and 3 time... read more

The Great Gracie University Scam

Updated September 2015 After Murilo Bustamante and Royce Gracie, another prominent Jiu-Jitsu figure has spoken out openly against online learning and grading in Jiu-Jitsu, more specifically Gracie University. ADCC 2013 champion Kron Gracie. The son of Rickson, who... read more

Tattoos and BJJ – How long before I can roll?

This seems to crop up very commonly as a question on lots of forums, if you do a search you will see some lots of peoples opinions and varying length of times. I decided to write this piece to help you make an informed decision and not ruin a piece of that that you... read more

Black Monkey Dragonball Z rashguard review

A few months ago I was approached by Black Monkey about their rashguards and the very kindly let me review one of their products and while this product may not give you a power level of over 9000, it will impress. Read on for a more thorough review. Black Monkey is... read more

Interview with ADCC 2105 silver medalist Jared Dopp

So today is a big day for Attack The Back, we have managed to get hold of the ADCC, +99kg silver medalist Jared Dopp! Jared took the world by storm a few weeks ago placing second in this year’s ADCC after an epic 40 minute wrestling match against Olando Sanchez.... read more

Jiu-Jitsu for all – Helen Darlington

What is your name? Helen Darlington What do you do for a job? Health Improvement Academy you train at? Gen Dai Martial Arts. Manchester, England. How long have you being doing Jiu-Jitsu and what belt are you? 4 months. White Belt. When did you start training BJJ? May... read more

Celebrity Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts

With the recent news that Ashton Kutcher was promoted from white belt to a two-striped blue belt, it seems even more common that celebrities are getting away from the camera and stepping on the mats. Celebrity BJJ black belts There are a select few who ever make it to... read more

Jiu-Jitsu For All – Vince Millett

What’s your name? Vince Millett What do you do for a job? Civil servant. Academy you train at? Carlson Gracie Surrey How long have you being doing Jiu-Jitsu and what belt are you? 21 months, 4-stripe white belt. When did you start training BJJ? 21 months ago…summer of... read more

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