Braus Blog

The complimentary lifestyle of BJJ / Surf

Cross training is popular across almost every sport these days, maximising the efficiency of the athlete with training that supports the mind and body from varying angles. In this months blog we explore the alignment of surfing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and how these...

Another One Bites the Dust!

As we roll into December and all begin to wonder where yet another year has gone, we’re taking a moment to reflect on our 2017 and what lies ahead. Kicking off on the Mats, we have seen real incredible representation by our extraordinary athletes and ambassadors this...

“An endless project of change and evolution. Levi Jones-Leary”

Don’t compare your journey to others, there is no comparison between the sun and the moon; they shine when it’s their time. In this month’s instalment, we interviewed Australia’s own rising star; Sydney born brown belt Levi Jones-Leary. At only 20 years of age, his...

Managing childhood anxiety through sport – Shannyn’s Story

This unguarded inspirational piece, told from the mother herself, about her seemingly hopeless struggle to settle her unhappy child and the lifeline Brazilian Jiu Jitsu provided for the child and family on a whole.  Thankyou to Shannyn Stevens and family for allowing...

Psychology – What is it with BJJ?

Psychology– the mental characteristics or attitude of a mind and its functions governing our behavioral responses to a situation or activity. What is it with BJJ? Why is the sport growing at such a rapid rate in popularity? We’re surrounded by endless fitness and...

Let’s hear it for the girls!

"A Woman is a human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative or more responsible than a man.  Likewise, she is never less." Let's hear it for the girls! We are living in a period of great and exciting change and advancements. Technology is...

2017 Jiu-Jitsu Events Calendar

January Sunday 15 - Grappling Industries Melbourne www.grapplingindustries.com 17*/18/19/20/21/22 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship ibjjf.org/championship/european-jiu-jitsu-ibjjf-championship/ Sunday 22 – Grappling Industries Brisbane www.grapplingindustries.com...

The Year In Review 2016

As we approach the end of another year, we take a quick look at some of the 2016 highlights and what’s on for our year ahead. 2016 saw the launch of our lifestyle line with our hoodies and Tees! The Fight Never Ends resinates with many for reasons beyond the mats! It...

The Project

For many, the season of giving is about to begin but for Rolling 4 A Reason, our giving journey has been in full swing for over a year now! Established to provide our BJJ community with an outlet to give something back, it has been a heartening journey for us so far!...

“5 weeks in Brazil” Hope Douglass

  Most people who have trained BJJ have wondered what a trip to train and/or compete in Brazil would be like. In June/July this year, I spent a solid month on the mats at Cicero Costha’s academy in Sao Paulo, Brazil, before hitting the competition mats at the 2016...