Health, MMA, and the risks of experimenting
William Watts of Open Note Grappling explores the overlaps of wellness, MMA and con-artistry.
ONE's spectacle first approach hurting the future of BJJ
One Championship's spectacle first approach is hurting the future of competitive grappling.
GOATs, Gordon Ryan, And Athletes' Asterisks
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Pickleball vs BJJ: Fighting for mainstream popularity
How has pickleball gotten so darn popular and what can grappling learn from it?