When you have dangerous submission holds – even the ones that don’t fully work will have an impact on your opponent

When you have dangerous submission holds - even the ones that don’t fully work will have…

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Know what you want

Know what you want - Train your mind to see opportunities where it is possible - act…

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Passing guard as a route to the back

Passing guard as a route to the back: When you first begin the study of Jiu jitsu you…

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When behind an opponent – create a constant threat of strangulation – everything else you feeds off this

When behind an opponent - create a constant threat of strangulation - everything else you…

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The path to powerful arm bars is through the head and shoulders

The path to powerful arm bars is through the head and shoulders: Ostensibly the juji…

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My instructional video Arm bar

My instructional video Arm bar: Enter the System (Juji gatame) is featured on BJJ…

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Learn to get comfortable in inverted positions on your shoulders and double the number of submission entries you can attempt

Learn to get comfortable in inverted positions on your shoulders and double the number of…

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5:30am another night done

5:30am another night done: Here is an old photo taken at the end of a long night working…

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SUBMISSION from mount without the gi is often a very different position from HOLDING the mount

SUBMISSION from mount without the gi is often a very different position from HOLDING the…

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Hunting legs from bottom position

Hunting legs from bottom position: When I began studying leg locks many years ago in the…

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Fighting bigger opponents

Fighting bigger opponents: Jiu jitsu is one of the few combat sports that still allows…

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In a crises situation, everything begins with a calm mind

In a crises situation, everything begins with a calm mind: There is a huge amount…

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Angle is your friend

Angle is your friend: Gunning for submissions underneath a tough opponent is never easy…

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Open guard is a four limbed beast – get your hands and feet working in unison

Open guard is a four limbed beast - get your hands and feet working in unison: when…

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Survive first – escape second

Survive first - escape second: When you first begin Jiu jitsu is natural to feel totally…

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Maximize your connection and minimize your opponents postural integrity

Maximize your connection and minimize your opponents postural integrity: The biggest…

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Hold ‘em by the nose and punch ‘em in the face

Hold ‘em by the nose and punch ‘em in the face: Those words were famously said by General…

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