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The Brand

Our mission is to become one of the most reliable names within the Australian BJJ community. If you want to know what is happening within the scene then you will find it here. If you are looking for camps, comps or just somewhere else to train while you are travelling you will find it all here. We will also be bringing you articles written by some of the most recognizable names from within the sport along with interviews with Australian athletes at the top of their game. We want to promote Australia’s upcoming athletes to the rest of the world, and continue to see our beloved art grow.

Open Guard was created by two friends who share a passion for all things Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

After a trip to Southern California left a burning desire to see a scene in Australia where there was Jiu Jitsu schools at every turn and a competition every other weekend, Open Guard was born.

Open Guards mission is to promote the Australian BJJ scene to the rest of the world. It aims to put the spotlight on our athletes already competing on some of the biggest stages against the biggest names in the world, while promoting our up and coming youngsters who will be among the worlds best in the coming years. We will also be featuring news on competitions, camps and seminars happening around the country. Along with interviews and articles written by some of the most well respected names not only in the Australian community but worldwide.