Body Tension

Body Tension: Your ability to judge when to relax your body and when to lock it tight in…

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The iron law of competence and context

The iron law of competence and context: One of the most commonly asked questions I…

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The higher you go....The higher you go in the sport of jiu jitsu, the less you will…

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Learning from a distance

Learning from a distance: You guys know I am a firm believer in the possibility of a…

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Stay compact

Stay compact: Probably one of the biggest problems beginners in jiu jitsu face is that of…

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Changing the leg lock game

Changing the leg lock game: Probably the single biggest influence on the leg lock game…

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How much can I really learn from a video? Quite often I am asked whether someone can…

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Handicapping yourself to make yourself better

Handicapping yourself to make yourself better: One of the most valuable methods of…

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Re-release of LEG LOCKS

Re-release of LEG LOCKS: ENTER THE SYSTEM: Today BJJ Fanatics puts out the new and…

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Knowing what you want to do

Knowing what you want to do: Imagine a Genie came to you and said he would give you both…

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No one does it alone

No one does it alone: One of the best things you can ever do to advance your level in jiu…

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Ryan Gracie and the navigation principle

Ryan Gracie and the navigation principle: I have had the benefit of one great sensei,…

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Frank Rosenthal wins Onnit Invitational in Texas

Frank Rosenthal wins Onnit Invitational in Texas: Outstanding junior, Frank Rosenthal won…

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Seven fundamental axioms of my leg lock system

Seven fundamental axioms of my leg lock system: Nowadays most people are willing to admit…

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Angle

Angle: A theme that runs throughout all the combat sports is that of ADVANTAGEOUS ANGLE.…

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What is your best skill? Yesterday we looked at the problem of lagging skills in our…

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What is your worst skill? Every jiu jitsu player, you, me, everybody, has a worst skill -…

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The shared spiral

The shared spiral: All joint locks are divided into linear locks and twisting locks. Arm…

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Juniors cover all options on route to victory

Juniors cover all options on route to victory: Outstanding junior squad members, Frank…

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The Renzo Gracie Academy lost one of its most beloved members today. Mr Anthony Bourdain…

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