As the international governing body of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the SJJIF is constantly working on developing relationships, alliances, partnerships or acquiring recognition that can bring a variety of tools and resources to the BJJ community.  We aim to educate, challenge, instruct, improve, and assist our BJJ comunity in its development and growth. For general BJJ rules and regulations click HERE.  Below you can find many educational resources that we enourage everyone to explore and learn from. 


SJJIF has partnered with TrueSport to promote positive values in youth sports. TrueSport is an outreach program with unmatched credentials, built on the expertise of USADA, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.  SJJIF and TrueSport are passionate about inspiring the next generation of Jiujiteiros & Jiujiteiras to be great leaders, good sportsmen & sportswomen, and to learn valuable life lessons on and off the mat. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

HEADS UP is a series of educational initiatives, developed by the CDC, that all have a common goal: Protect kids and teens by raising awareness and informing action to improve prevention, recognition, and response to concussion and other serious brain injuries. One of the main jobs of a youth sports coach is keeping athletes safe. This site has information to help you protect athletes from concussion or other serious brain injury, learn how to spot a concussion, and know what to do if a concussion occurs. HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. Click HERE to learn more

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport. This includes bullying, harassment, hazing, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual misconduct and abuse.  SJJIF considers safety in sport and abuse awareness and prevention a priority and support the mission to make athlete well-being the centerpiece of our nation’s sports culture. Our members enjoy a 10% discount on U.S. Center for SafeSport online courses. Please click HERE for more information, and take the time to complete your training. Don't forget to encourage your partners and fellow BJJ community members to do the same.

We cannot always rely on 911 alone. There are nearly 383,000 sudden cardiac arrests annually that occur outside of hospital. The odds of survival for the victim is four times greater when CPR is performed right away. With that in mind the SJJIF has partnered with eCPRCertification to assist all BJJ practitioners to learn more about CPR and First Aid. The eCPRCertification is one of the premier online educational institutions in the country preparing and issuing thousands of people their CPR and First Aid Certifications. Click HERE for more information.

Background checks are essential to protecting the safety and security of youth sports/activities and should always be a first step.

Following the Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 to protect young victims from sexual abuse/molestation and safe sport, the SJJIF has partnered with Safe Sport Background Checks. Click HERE for more informatopn.



The NFHS provides leadership in the field of high school athletics/activities administration, establishes rules and regulations for the sanctioning of high school athletics/activities events, and formulates model rationales for high school eligibility rules for use by high school athletics/activities administrators. As the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs, the NFHS conducts national meetings; sanctions interstate events; offers online publications and services for high school coaches and officials; sponsors professional organizations for high school coaches, officials, speech and debate coaches, and music adjudicators; serves as the national source for interscholastic coach training; and serves as a national information resource of interscholastic athletics and activities. The NFHS has a well developed online course platform to educate and license coaches. Click HERE for more information and make sure to put SJJIF as your organization.

Athlete365 is an IOC initiative created by athletes, for athletes. Its purpose is to support athletes throughout their journey in sport on and off the field. Athlete365 provides tools, services and a strong global network to help athletes tackle the challenges that come with competing at the elite level. Click HERE for free Interactive Courses for Athletes and Coaches.

Monitoring hydration status before, during, and after exercise is essential for both performance and safety during physical activity.  An appropriate hydration strategy involves athletes beginning exercise hydrated, minimize fluid loss during exercise, and then fluid loss replacement after exercise. Hydration needs are individualistic, so athletes should be aware of their own hydration needs to maximize performance and safety. Click HERE to learn more.


CalorieKing provides products and services designed to educate, motivate and inspire lifelong weight control.

The amount of calories you should eat every day depends on a few things:

  • Age, height, and gender;
  • Daily activity level;
  • If you want to lose, maintain or gain weight.

Click HERE to know how many calories you should eat.

Sports are emotional. Mind of the Athlete® exists to improve the emotional health of athletes. We believe there is so much more potential within athletes. The problem is this potential is often blocked by limitations of the mind.  We unlock that potential by equipping athletes with cutting edge sports psychology content, resources, and skills. Our mission is to help athletes thrive.  We do this by providing the highest quality one-on-one coaching, team consulting, and speeches. For more information click HERE.
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops Better Athletes, Better People through resources for youth and highschool sport coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. Click HERE to learn more.

The mission of the Sports & Society program is to convene leaders, foster dialogue, and inspire solutions that help sport serve the public interest, with a focus on the development of healthy children and communities

We all want sports to be a great experience for kids so click HERE to learn how. 

Project Play identified eight promising strategies that stakeholders can use to help every child become physically active through sports. Click HERE to learn more. 

Sport Jiu-Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF) embraces the concept of fair play as a fundamental value integral to sport. Sport without doping is a key component of fair play that demonstrates respect, integrity, and honesty to the sport, oneself, and others.  

SJJIF is not yet a WADA Code signatory, but in our recognition of the importance of fair play and sport without doping, SJJIF is in full support of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) mission to lead a collaborative worldwide movement for doping free sport. 

SJJIF, in collaboration with WADA, is developing a SJJIF Anti-Doping Policy that adheres to WADA’s anti-doping policies, including arranging a doping control process and abiding by the WADA Prohibited List.

To learn more about the SJJIF Anti-Dping Policy and WADA’s anti-doping policies click HERE.

How to Coach Kids is a free, 30-minute interactive online training course and resource library designed for community organizations and youth sports leagues who would like to offer foundational training to their volunteer coaches. Co-created by Nike and the USOC and inspired by Project Play, How to Coach Kids provides coaches with the tools they need to help inspire young athletes in their communities. click HERE for more information.

Being the parent or coach of a young athlete is an art, not a science.  Science is exact, and 1 plus 2 always equals 3.  But sports coaching and parenting are different.  Your children are your blank canvas, and years from know, they will be the culmination of the messages they have received, the opportunities they have had, and the values they have learned by being an athlete. Sports is important, children need sports, and as an adult it is your responsibility to help your children find their passion in life. Click HERE to learn more about changing the game for children.

Athlete Ally launches the first comprehensive course on LGBTQ inclusion in athletics, focused on educating sport leaders at all levels. Click HERE for free courses.

You know how to teach athletes the skills and strategies skills they need. You possess impressive tactical knowledge and can motivate athletes in physical conditioning. However, how much time do you spend on mental preparation?

Sport psychology offers a new realm of discovery for coaches and athletes at all levels of sport. Click HERE to learn more.

The Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific medications based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

Global DRO does not contain information on, or that applies to, any dietary supplements.

Visitors can search the Global DRO for specific information on products sold in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Japan, Australia, and Switzerland. Click HERE to check your medications!

Responding to the Coronavirus Disease Covid-19, HookSweep has adapted its software to provide a 2 way video learning solution for professors and students.

The aim is to support instructors ability to continue instructing their students during this time and support each other emotionally & financially.

HookSweep is providing this solution at zero cost to businesses and independent coaches, professors, instructors and students during this time of crisis. Click HERE for more information.

Responding to the Coronavirus Disease Covid-19, SJJIF President Professor Joao Silva has made available his 40 Basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Drills & Exercises to all of the BJJ community to practice at home.

Presented by Professor Joao Silva, Ari Tavira and Bryan Gonzalez. Click HERE. for the free course.

For a BJJ Educational Game Click HERE
At the School of Sign Language you will have various free learning resources available in a interactive online learning programme from Primary Sign. Click HERE for the free course.
Learn from an ASL authority who has successfully taught thousands of sign language students and interpreters. Sign Language 101 will have you signing today! Click HERE for the free course.