Heading to Texas

Heading to Texas with the @kasaigrappling crew for the big show in Dallas Texas this…

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Movement and extension

Movement and extension: The two fundamental prerequisites of submission holds are to…

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Variations in intensity – the wisdom of the hunter

Variations in intensity - the wisdom of the hunter: When it is time to attack an opponent…

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You’ve got to start somewhere!

You’ve got to start somewhere! I was going through some of my old relics from my early…

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The back system – Default principle

The back system - Default principle: A central principle of attacking from the back is…

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Gordon Ryan taking on the big men

Gordon Ryan taking on the big men: Next weekend in Dallas Texas, Gordon Ryan will step…

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Triangles – Once it’s on – it’s on!!

Triangles - Once it’s on - it’s on!! When I coach triangle strangles, I strongly…

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The mount

The mount: One of the most cherished positional pins of Jiu Jitsu is doubtless the…

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Developing a devastating triangle

Developing a devastating triangle: Nothing pleases me more in the training room that the…

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Linking systems

Linking systems: You all know the basic insight behind my coaching philosophy - BJJ is a…

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Distance control

Distance control: Whenever you go in to engage your opponent there will be a standoff…

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The unique feature of triangle attacks – strangles and joint locks

The unique feature of triangle attacks - strangles and joint locks: I teach six…

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Triangles

Triangles: For decades Jiu Jitsu students and teachers have reduced their growth in…

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ENTER THE SYSTEM series – THE TRIANGLE

Very happy to announce the release today of my latest Jiu Jitsu instructional video - the…

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Angle and alignment

Angle and alignment: Jiu Jitsu is a game of prerequisites. UNLESS THOSE PREREQUISITES ARE…

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Kimura attack!

Kimura attack! Georges St-Pierre locks in the distinctive figure four grip of the Kimura…

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Start with the head

Start with the head: People always talk about good posture when opening a closed guard.…

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Assigning a function to each limb

Assigning a function to each limb: When I coach I often assign a definitive function(s)…

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Open wedges and closed wedges

Open wedges and closed wedges: Many of you will be aware that a big part of my teaching…

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What will you do next?

What will you do next? It is natural that when we perform any given move in Jiu Jitsu…

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