ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) INJURY IN BJJ

As an Orthopaedic Surgeon I have treated many athletes who train in BJJ, and from other sporting disciplines including Muay Thai, football, rugby and basketball with ACL tears. I’m also a Blue Belt at Evolve MMA in Singapore. This articles …

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Post-Op Mac – The Road to Recovery

Bucket Handle Tear – Post-Op Recovery Not being able to do much due to injury is one thing, recovering after getting the issue resolved is another. I accepted that recovery was going to take a while and that the physical …

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Post-op Mac – BJJ & Meniscectomy

Bucket Handle Tear – Arthroscopic Surgery/ Meniscectomy Quite a common injury in the BJJ community and if you’re a mat rat like I am these things can go unchecked and cause major issues later on. It certainly did in my …

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Cutting Weight for BJJ Competitions

A fashion blogger talks about how she cuts weight for a BJJ competition. Akikino Yamaguchi is a model, presenter, fashionista, blogger, rock star and now our BJJASIA nutritional correspondent. She is a Japanese Thai hybrid currently based in Bangkok and trains at …

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Tips for Recovering from a BJJ Injury

Unfortunately injuries are just part of the game. Hopefully they’ll be minor injuries and you’ll recover from them quickly, but regardless, getting back to training after recuperating from an injury is always a tricky business. Stephan Kesting of grapplearts.com eloquently describes how …

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