Jiu jitsu takedowns – controlling the aftermath of the takedown

Jiu jitsu takedowns - controlling the aftermath of the takedown: A a very distinctive…

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The basis of your confidence in your offense is the degree of confidence you have in your defense.

The basis of your confidence in your offense is the degree of confidence you have in your…

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Sweeps can do more than sweep

Sweeps can do more than sweep: When we go to sweep an opponent from guard position we…

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Quadrants of the body

Quadrants of the body: When it’s time to submit an opponent your main targets are the…

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The two most significant rules in Jiu jitsu with regards the standing game

The two most significant rules in Jiu jitsu with regards the standing game: There are…

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If you want to understand something – teach it

If you want to understand something - teach it: When someone becomes my student I always…

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Read your opponent

Read your opponent: Competitive matches are a lot easier to win if you know what your…

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Use the asymmetries of the human body in your favor

Use the asymmetries of the human body in your favor: A fundamental asymmetry of the human…

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Overlap

Overlap: Many of the most popular standing takedowns in Jiu jitsu can also be used as…

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Killers on the ground – competent on the feet

Killers on the ground - competent on the feet: Over the years I’ve had the honor of…

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ENTER THE SYSTEM

ENTER THE SYSTEM:BACK ATTACKS has just been out on BJJ Fanatics daily deal! 50% off my…

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Takedowns in Jiu jitsu – favor those where you face your opponent

Takedowns in Jiu jitsu - favor those where you face your opponent: There are many sins in…

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Sweeps AND submissions

Sweeps AND submissions: Very often there is a natural tendency to divide our attacks from…

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When attacking the legs – try to control all three joints

When attacking the legs - try to control all three joints: One of the reasons I favor leg…

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Another friendly day training in the blue basement…

Another friendly day training in the blue basement...

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Plotting

Plotting: one of the great things about grappling martial arts is they often offer you…

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Leg locks won’t work in MMA

Leg locks won’t work in MMA: A very commonly stated opinion is that leg locks won’t work…

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Victory in Connecticut!!

Victory in Connecticut!! Neiman Gracie won a brilliant victory tonight via flawless…

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Getting ready

Getting ready: Neiman Gracie has been training hard for his biggest test yet against one…

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