Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Checkmat champion, Lucas Leite, whose half guard has been the bane of all competitors in his bracket, talks with about his life as the head of Checkmat headquarters in the United States.

Easily one of the most recognizable faces of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kurt Osiander has become a worldwide sensation through his brutal honesty, profanity, and awesome personality.

As the first American Black Belt produced by Gracie Barra, as well as the second American black belt to close out at Worlds, Alberto Crane is used to making history.

Professor Cobrinha is one of the most accomplished competitors in the history of BJJ, with gold medals in the most prestigious championships in the world.

Gracie Barra Northridge is known for turning out stellar champions, one of which is the 3 time world champion Pedro Araújo.

A nice takedown if the lasso leg gets loose!

Passing the half guard when our arms are free.

Romulo Barral has been competing for 18 years, with gold medals spanning over 4 generations of competitors.

Passing the shield guard with Joaquin and Servando.

Passing the half guard. In this instance, the legs are locked.