Daniel Vaughan


About Daniel Vaughan

Daniel Vaughan UCLA undergraduate, judo brown belt under Mike Verdugo and BJJ GF Team black belt under Master Julio Cesar Pereira http://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-fighters/mestre-julio-cezar-pereira


The Fifth Limb of Grappling Using Your Head in BJJ Take a few lessons from wrestlers. They use their head for everything in grappling, from basing to attacking. You may already be using your head but becoming aware of it and actively practicing with it may improve your game. Use your head for base when […]

The Fifth Limb of Grappling


Robby Malof Highlights GFTeam View post on imgur.com Hardrock MMA 61 Fight 11 Robby Malof vs Ricky Jones Junior 155 View post on imgur.com Robby Malof 1st round at ADCC Pro Trials View post on imgur.com Robby Malof vs Igor Tavares (2015 Dallas) Robby Malof is a BJJ instructor at Limitless BJJ in Ohio and a […]

Robby Malof GFTeam Highlight & Interview




Does your academy teach slam defense when you’re on the offensive? Do you know how to brace yourself? When to let a position or submission go? If not, this could be you. View post on imgur.com View post on imgur.com The first and simple answer to this dilemma is to let go right? But we […]

Why your academy should teach slam defense


Original article link http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-glendale-fitness-trainer-daniel-vaughan/ Today we’d like to introduce you to Daniel Vaughan.  Below you’ll find edited excerpts of our interview with Daniel. Daniel, please share your story with us.  How did you get to where you are today? I started training BJJ in Riverside out of my friend’s home and people’s garages back in […]

Interview with Coach Danny by Voyage LA Magazine


Many times I typically see people stretching before class and right off the bat, I start shaking my head.  Any kind of static stretching while your body isn’t warmed up is actually bad for you.  Stretching is best after class when your body is warm and you need to cool down to relax. Risk of […]

How to efficiently warm up for BJJ



In BJJ there are a lot of stories out there that lead with “how jiu-jitsu saved my life”. Stories can range from many walks of life.  Whether it’s being the overweight person who got into shape, to the insecure guy whose life has improved dramatically with the confidence from training. Everyone loves to hear stories about […]

From drug addiction, to Pan Am medalist & teacher how ...


There have been articles in the past on transgender and their concerns in competitions such as Fallon Fox in MMA. BJJ even had its own transgender come out, Alaina Hardie. The core concern many argue is male to female and the advantage of strength and power in competition. Today we are taking a more personal look. How do […]

Training with Transgender in BJJ


How much BJJ do you think American military personnel know? “In 2001, Matt Larsen, then a Sergeant First Class, established the United States Army Combatives School at Fort Benning.” There are 3 basic layers to the system laid out in the MACP (Modern Army Combatives Program): One, disengage to regain projectile weapon range Two, gain […]

Grappling In American Military & Their Competitions