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HJJ Up Coming "Becoming Invincible" Camp in Las Vegas June 15-18 2022

Welcome to the official Hidden Jiu-Jitsu Blog.

My purpose with this blog and this website is to be of service to you, my friends who make up this amazing Jiu-Jitsu community. So this is where I will focus on sharing my most valuable wisdom, strategies, principles and knowledge I have gained over the past 26 years studying and teaching Jiu-Jitsu, as it was handed down to me by the one and only Rickson Gracie.

Can you be a complete martial artist only learning Jiu-Jitsu?

I remember one of my first exposures to Jiu-Jitsu was watching Royce Gracie fight in UFC 1 back in 1993 (a few months before that I had seen an old grainy vhs copy of a copy of Gracie in Action 1...
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What was your biggest breakthrough in your Jiu Jitsu training?

I got asked this question the other day and I really had to put quite a bit of thought into it. I've had zillions of breakthroughs in training just like everyone else.  Sometimes it relates to...
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Becoming A Great Jiu Jitsu Teacher

I've been teaching jiu-jitsu now for over 17 years. I'm so passionate about jiu-jitsu and the positive effect it has in peoples lives that I'm constantly trying to improve and become a better...
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Legendary Master Pedro Sauer Invites Henry Akins To Teach At Grappler's Escape

Legendary Master Pedro Sauer, Henry Akins, Jeff Curran and Rylan Lizares will be instructing, training and hanging out with grappler's from around the world. So grab your gi, sunglasses,...
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How to Develop your Jiu-Jitsu Game to a High Level In Record Time

The importance of positional training, and why it should be at least 50% or more of your training.   I get a lot of questions about how to train Jiu Jitsu properly.   "What's the most...
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Weight Distribution from Side Control By Henry Akins & Stephen Whittier

In this video I'm demonstrating how to use weight distribution from the cross side position.   Because it's very difficult to see how much weight I'm applying on my partner, I have him humming...
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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Sub and Surf Wrap Up

Back from a week of training Hidden Jiu Jitsu in Costa Rica with Sub and Surf BJJ Camp! I filmed this wrap up video just to share with you guys some of the stuff I showed at my BJJ camp in Costa...
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Update: Mount Attacks Technique Video

This is a very simple and fast arm lock for when your opponent tries to escape the mount by throwing his legs around your torso. You just slide your body up and around whichever arm you want to...
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Update: Mount Maintenance Techniques

Just like I promised, we just added MORE videos to the mount maintenance course so if you haven’t seen them yet, check them out. In this video I give some details on how to better get your...
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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Breakdown: Kron Gracie Vs. JT Torres & New Mount Drills

I promised I was going to be adding more Hidden Jiu Jitsu content to all the courses so here it is the first FREE updates! I've added 3 NEW videos to the mount maintenance and escape course and...
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Welcome to Hidden Jiu-Jitsu!

My purpose this website is to be of service to you, my friends who make up this amazing Jiu-Jitsu community.

Here you'll find my most valuable wisdom, strategies, principles and knowledge I have gained over the past 26 years studying and teaching Jiu-Jitsu, as it was handed down to me by the one and only Rickson Gracie.

To help you best, would you mind taking a moment to enter your best email and phone number, so I can send you everything you need to get started?

Ossss!

- Henry