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BJJ Belt Promotions at Ivey League MMA

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or better known as "BJJ" is one of the last remaining martial arts that forces you really and truly earn belts. BJJ at the adult level only has 5 belts. They are: White _____ Blue ______ Purple ______ Brown ______ Black ______ That's it, just 5 belts. Aside from the white belt, which you'll usually earn upon attendance of your first class, the other 4 take many years to obtain. It's not uncommon for it to take upwards of 15+ years to earn a black belt in BJJ. BJJ is a very intricate art, with many techniques to master. The overall level of commitment one needs to progress through the belts in BJJ is much higher then say a style like Tae Kwon … Click Here to View Full Post »

IBJJF American Nationals 2015

IBJJF American Nationals Results For Ivey League MMA

I'm a little late to the game writing this blog post, sorry! But hey I'm here now so let's talk about news, tournaments and all that jazz :) Last … Click Here to View Full Post »


NAGA Virginia Beach Results For Ivey League

Sorry for the late writeup regarding results from the NAGA Grappling Tournament held in Virginia Beach on June 26th. Normally this would've been … Click Here to View Full Post »

UFC armlock finishing move

The Mighty Armlock, Armbar, Juji Gatame or Whatever Else You Wanna Call It

The top 5 submissions holds in the world are the following: 1. Rear Naked Choke 2. Armbar 3. Triangle 4. Guillotine 5. Head & Arm … Click Here to View Full Post »