Get The Ultimate Guide To Modern Jiu Jitsu Sponsorships

Here are the ins and outs that I’ve learned over 8+ years of been sponsored by some of the top brands in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. What exactly sponsor brands are looking for in their athletes. How to navigate the sponsorship landscape. What exactly do you get from sponsor companies. What do sponsor companies want from you. Finding the right sponsors. Marketing your own brand. #sponsorshiptypes #monetarysponsorships #guide #YouTube #Socialmedia #Modernsponsorship #bjjresume #ebook

Networking in Jiu Jitsu

Networking in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the most underutilized benefits of training with such a diverse group. The normal clientele of a Jiu Jitsu academy can consists of: doctors, lawyers, businessmen, etc. All willing to lend you a hand. Looking for a new job? Hit up your Jiu Jitsu network to see if anyone is hiring. Need a good accountant? Ask around the academy to see if someone has a great one on speed dial. The same can be said about acquiring a sponsorship. Often,

Personality and Social Media

Now more than ever, social media is a tool that allows you to promote yourself directly to sponsor companies, your fans, and the larger Jiu Jitsu community. Being good on the mat is no longer enough. If you’re not regularly posting on social media and building your own “brand” then you’re doing yourself a big disservice. Winning and competing are only parts of the equation. It’s what happens afterwards that’s important. When your fame starts to spread, and being able to trans

Do you have a BJJ Resume?

I’ve written about sponsorships in Jiu Jitsu before in Modern Sponsorships but I feel that this is a topic that a lot of people in the Jiu Jitsu community are really interested in. Not only is it a popular topic but as Jiu Jitsu continues to grow there will be a need for more professionalism throughout the entire sport. When young athletes approach me for tips on how to land a sponsor the first thing I ask them is if they have a Jiu Jitsu resume. Usually they have no clue wha

Modern Sponsorships

I was recently introduced to a newer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brand called Enois. Founded by David Telfer who trains out of Robot Fight and Fitness in Santa Monica. I already have a long running relationship with a well know brand but I was happy to promote some athletes that I knew would be great brand ambassadors. Between contacting all the athletes, writing recommendation letters, and trying to gauge their interest in being sponsored. I realized that there was a lot of confusio