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Stephan Kesting

Stephan Kesting
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Stephan Kesting is a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt, and has been doing martial arts for over 25 years. He is also a certified instructor in Erik Paulson's Combat Submission Wrestling, a black belt in Kajukenbo Karate, an instructor in Dan Inosanto's Jun Fan JKD, Maphalindo Silat and Filipino Martial Arts program.

The Basic Butterfly Guard Sweep

The 'basic' butterfly guard sweep is anything but basic. It is an extremely powerful and sophisticated attack that is difficult for your opponent to...

Stephan Kesting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Stephan Kesting operates Grapplearts.com and Beginning BJJ.com. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, and has been doing martial arts for over 30 years. He is a...

The Champion Mind

Several years ago I was discussing the sports psychology and Jiu-jitsu with a friend. We were debating what makes grapplers like Rickson Gracie truly...

Basic Weightlifting For Martial Arts

In the not-so-distant past weightlifting was discouraged for martial artists. "It will make you slow", "it will make you muscle-bound", and "all you need...

Accelerate Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Path To Black Belt

Achieving a Blue Belt level of Jiu Jitsu may take only a year or two. But what if you’re not content with intermediate Jiu...