Category: advices for beginners


Your first Bjj-class, what should you expect?

By ankit_aretemal,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

  Look at this group of monsters.   You are about to attend your first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, you’re head is starting to play games with you…will I get crushed, what kind of people are over there, will they treat me like wolves treat their prey  Personally, I can admit that these were the thoughts I

Guide for taking care of your new Gi

By ankit_aretemal,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

You have just got your brand new BJJ kimono. You’ve done your first few rolls with your uniform on. Gi is starting to smell and it is time to wash it…but how? You just spent +100€ on it, so you don’t want to ruin it, here’s a simple guide how to wash and dry your

Why is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu so hard?

By ankit_aretemal,

Archived blog post from old aretemalta.com website

This is my personal opinion why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is so freakin’ hard. Temperature has been close 35 degrees for the past week. There is no signs of clouds in the sky, sun is blasting with full heath. It’s 5pm and I’ve just finished my day at work. I got few hours to kill, before I