DOJO STORM!

A brief history of dojoarashi—also known as DOJO STORMING..

CRUCIFIX MIXTAPE

Vol. 5: '80s post-punk and goth songs to roll to.

TECHNICA: BUTTERFLY GUARD

An elegant mask to disguise the maelstrom that awaits.

THE STAMPEDE COLLECTION

A look at a new collection inspired by the aesthetics of American Bull Riders and the rugged work-ethic of the midwest.

CAULIFLOWER EAR

They are a mangled memento of devotion: the more hours you spend in the gym, the more likely you are to have your ears in friction against the mat.

SANKAKU LEGLOCKS MIXTAPE

Playing “Eye of the Tiger” during training, again? Put this on instead, and upgrade your soundtrack vibes with this mixtape full of Japanese film score composers.

CLOSING THE DISTANCE

An act of provocation, a catalyst for reaction, the twilight of anticipation and the seizing of initiative.

PEARL WEAVE MIXTAPE

Mixtape Vol. 3... Japanese psychedelic rock.

TECHNICA: BERIMBOLO

The berimbolo—a spin, a scramble, a conjugation of berimbolar—inspires ire and adoration in equal measure.

RINGWORM MIXTAPE

Mixtape Vol. 2... punk rock songs to roll to.

LOOPCHOKE MIXTAPE

Weh di system do fi ghetto yute? Nothing! Burn down Babylon while listening to LOOPCHOKE: Mixtape Vol. 1... reggae songs to roll to.  

SMASH THE MASHER MENACE!

While Helio Gracie was still in diapers, women were resisting police brutality and fending off harassers with judo throws and armlocks.

TECHNICA: TRIÂNGULO

“Two straight lines cannot enclose a space."

THE MARTIAL SPIRIT

"When you are walking the line between life and death, it does something to you spiritually."

WRISTLOCKS CREW

Remember kids, wristlocks are just heel hooks for the arms.

PORTRAIT OF A SUBMISSION ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

“Sharpen who and what you are, and sharpen your own way of doing it.”

TECHNICA: THE KIMURA

The shoulder-and-elbow-destroying submission is a cornerstone of jiu-jitsu.

START YOUR OWN STUDIO

It's up to us to build community.

Shogo Kawabata Talks Vintage MMA

Before it was called “mixed martial arts,” no-holds-barred fighting was virtually dominated by the strongest jiu jitsu players of BJJ’s early teams.

MARTIAL ARTISTS UNITE

When we fight, we win.

TRUE BLUE

Master the void with Yves Klein, the great french artist and judoka.

Technica: Mata Leão

Nothing is perfect, but the RNC comes close.

HOW TO WRITE A DEATH POEM

The material world is impermanent. Learn how to write your own Jisei, in the Zen Buddhist tradition before you cross over.

Technica: Reflections on the Guillotine

A cultural history of one of grappling's most instinctive and effective techniques.

SURVIVAL GUIDE

The old way is collapsing.

RETURN TO THE GARAGE

In the garage, you are free.

Mood Board: Alyasha Owerka-Moore

Inside the mind and creative space of our friend STACK ALY.

Interview: Joe Staples

Creative Director Joe Staples shows us the things that connect his life on and off the mat.

Interview: Tyrone Glover

We talk to grappling OG Tyrone Glover about what's keeping him inspired at home off the mat.

Laurel Canyon Fight Club

A glimpse inside the secretive training garage, tucked away in the hills of California.

SHOYOROLL ARCHIVES (1999-2016)

Bear talks us through some of the inspirations behind his favorite releases.

Garage Training: Ruotolo Twins

Kade and Tye Ruotolo putting into perspective what jiu jitsu should be—fun.
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