Carrying weight

Carrying weight: Any time you work underneath an opponent there is a real danger you will…

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HE WILL FALL TO HIS BUTT

The old saying is that there are only two certainties in life - death and taxes. Those…

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The three things your opponent just can’t hide in a grappling match

The three things your opponent just can’t hide in a grappling match: Once you come to…

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Don’t let opponents impose their grips upon you

Don’t let opponents impose their grips upon you: All control in grappling begins with…

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A big part of your confidence will come from having a plan of WHAT YOU WANT TO DO

A big part of your confidence will come from having a plan of WHAT YOU WANT TO DO in the…

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Two approaches to submission

Two approaches to submission: Submissions are the soul of Jiu Jitsu. All of the skills of…

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Divide your goals into long term and short term

Divide your goals into long term and short term: In order to make progress you must have…

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Angle

Angle: The human body is set up very well to defend attacks coming from directly in front…

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Jiu Jitsu is not about perfection

Jiu Jitsu is not about perfection. Not even the best among us have perfect Jiu Jitsu -…

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Heels or toes?

Heels or toes? A lot of what determines the effectiveness of a given move is unseen by…

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One of the great balance breaking methods in Jiu Jitsu

One of the great balance breaking methods in Jiu Jitsu: Pull the upper body with your…

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Figure out where the threat is coming from and position your defense accordingly

Figure out where the threat is coming from and position your defense accordingly: you…

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If his hands are on the mat – they aren’t on you

If you can make an opponent involuntarily put his hands to the mat to recover balance…

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I’m very happy to announce the release today of my latest instructional video GO FURTHER FASTER

I’m very happy to announce the release today of my latest instructional video GO FURTHER…

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HE WILL FALL TO HIS BUTT

There aren’t many certainties in life - but there is one certainty I’ve learned in Jiu…

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The fundamental choice in Jiu Jitsu – inside control or outside control

The fundamental choice in Jiu Jitsu - inside control or outside control: When it comes…

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When you can put a strong mans hand behind his back you make him into a weakling

When you can put a strong mans hand behind his back you make him into a weakling: There…

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Removing a potential base of support prior to a sweep

Removing a potential base of support prior to a sweep: Sweeping tough opponents from open…

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Approach what you really want indirectly

Approach what you really want indirectly: We are involved in a sport where all the main…

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Helping where you can

Helping where you can: I am sure many of you have been reading as I have of the terrible…

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