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At Grappling Store, we're passionate about all things grappling, whether it's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, judo, or any other form of ground-based combat. Our blog is your go-to resource for all things related to the world of grappling, designed to inform, inspire, and elevate your grappling experience.

Here, you'll find a wealth of knowledge, tips, and insights to help you on your grappling journey. We cover a wide range of topics, from beginner's guides to advanced techniques, equipment reviews, training strategies, and even stories from experienced practitioners who've faced their own challenges and triumphs.

Our team of experienced grapplers and enthusiasts is dedicated to sharing their expertise and passion with you. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner looking to refine your skills or a newbie eager to explore the world of grappling, our blog offers something for everyone.

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Author: Grappling Store   Date Posted: 17 November 2023  

Sponsored Athlete Thiago Ortiz using GRPL Tec Finger Tape


The Grappling arts demand precision, strength, and resilience. Among the many elements that contribute to success on the mats, the health and protection of your fingers are paramount. In the world of Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), where grips and control are crucial, finger tape emerges as a silent hero. Let's dive into the benefits of using finger tape and explore how to apply it effectively to enhance your grapplin...

Author: Grappling Store   Date Posted: 17 October 2023  

The world of combat sports is a diverse and fascinating realm, with various disciplines each offering its unique set of techniques and philosophies. Three of the most popular combat sports - Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) - stand out as dynamic and intriguing martial arts forms. In this blog post, we'll explore the key differences and similarities between these disciplines, helping you decide which one might be the right fit for you.

Judo: The Art of Gentle Strength

Origins: Judo, meaning "gentle way," was developed in Japan by Jigoro Kano in the late 19th century. It focuses on throws, pins, and joint ...

Author: CauliBuds USA   Date Posted: 13 October 2022  

How to drain Cauliflower Ear

Cauliflower ear forms when trauma to the ear causes an auricular hematoma. The skin separates from the cartilage below, and the cavity fills with fluid. Over the course of the next 2-4 days, that fluid will clot and calcify, and turn into what is known as cauliflower ear--a rock-hard lump where that fluid-filled pocket used to be. To prevent cauliflower ear, the cavity will need to be drained and then compressed to prevent refilling.

How long do I have to drain a cauliflower ear?
You may have roughly two days to drain your ear, but in some cases, permanent cauliflower ear can form within 24 hours of the hematoma. Thi...

Date Posted: 22 February 2016  


The best way to care for your BJJ or Judo Gi

We hear many stories of how expensive some BJJ or Judo Gi's can be. The truth of the matter is that half of those who complain are the ones most likely to spend more money on a great night out or on a new suit that they'll only wear a few time a year.

Now let's consider what you do in a suit and what you do in a Gi? The activities can't be mimicked, just try and Spider Guard a friend in a new suit and chances are the sleeves will just rip off. The abuse seen a BJJ Gi or Judo Gi can'...

Author: Grappling Store Team   Date Posted: 29 May 2012  

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What is Judo?

Judo is a martial art, based on jujitsu, founded in Japan in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano. Dr. Kano excelled in schoolwork but had an inferiority complex due to his small physique; when he was 17, he became an apprentice of Yanosuke Fukuda, a master of the Tenjin Shin’yo school of jujitsu. By 21, he took all the essential aspects of each jujitsu style and developed a new style, which we now know as judo. In the beginning, Dr. Kano has just 9 students and his dojo measured just 24 square yards! Ever si...

Author: Grappling Store Team   Date Posted: 10 August 2015  

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