When I first started BJJ training I would always wash my gi in cold water and hang dry as advised by the gi company to minimize shrinking. Now after many years of training I no longer follow this suggestion. I find washing in hot water and using the heat dryer makes my gi cleaner, smell […]
Flow Kimonos brand has a good gi for $79.99 at the time of this post. To get this deal, you’ll need to visit their website and signup for their newsletter to receive the discount link. Sometimes they have it available when you first visit their site as well. I have used two of their gis […]
Carlos Machado BJJ Seminar Oct 20th, 2018 in College Station, Texas. Contact bvmma.com for more information.
Community Service Announcement for Bryan College Station: Free self defense seminar for women in the community. Saturday October 6th 2018 Contact BVMMA for more information or search the women’s self defense facebook page. If you have a free event for your community and would like to have it listed on txbjj.com send an email to […]
So you’ve finished your trial training period and it’s time to get your own gi. No more borrowing the loaner gi from the gym – it’s time to get serious about your training. Gi Requirements: First, check with your academy to see if they have certain requirements. Some schools require that all students wear the […]
How do I choose a BJJ Academy? Nobody can tell you which academy is best for you but here are some things to help you make a better decision. Try before you buy: Be sure to try out the school before you sign up. A reputable school will allow you to try all the classes free for a […]
If you train BJJ long enough, you’ll eventually have one of those days where you come home exhausted and accidentally leave your rashguard and gi in your training bag. When this happens you may have a hard time getting the odor completely out of your gear. Your best option is to throw it away! It’s probably […]
Carlos Machado BJJ Seminar Oct 28th, 2017 in College Station, Texas. Contact bvmma.com for more information.
Review of Defense Soap. Quick version: Bar soap, shower gel and body wipes all have a strong tea tree oil smell to them. Each product is average size (not a small bar of soap, etc.) with the wipes being more than average. Full version: If you are into fruit or flower smelling hygiene products then this […]