HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE SQUAD!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE SQUAD!! Wishing you all the best for 2021!! Thank you all for…

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Carry your opponents weight easily through posture

Carry your opponents weight easily through posture: When you work in bottom position you…

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Sharpening your skills is a little like sharpening a knife

Sharpening your skills is a little like sharpening a knife: When a good blade smith has…

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Constantly assess your work rate relative to that of your opponent

Constantly assess your work rate relative to that of your opponent. If you can…

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A fundamental dilemma between positional attacks and submission attacks

A fundamental dilemma between positional attacks and submission attacks: Question 1: What…

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What have you gained today and what do you need tomorrow?

What have you gained today and what do you need tomorrow? Whenever the workout ends it…

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From guard almost everything begins with an attack on the opponents balance

From guard almost everything begins with an attack on the opponents balance: Here I am…

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A day to say goodbye

A day to say goodbye: Today was the funeral for Big Gord. It was a day to remember the…

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Pressure passing – the power of half guard

Pressure passing - the power of half guard: There are many ways to create pressure whilst…

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Demarcation point – the elbow

Demarcation point - the elbow: It sounds so obvious as to be foolish, but It’s important…

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Get a good start through grip

Get a good start through grip: Projects that begin well are generally easier to keep…

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Pinning is a weapon

Pinning is a weapon: We normally think of the submission holds of Jiu Jitsu - strangles…

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Modern Jiu jitsu lost one of its true characters today

Modern Jiu jitsu lost one of its true characters today - “Big Gord” father of Gordon Ryan…

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Learn to take a break

Learn to take a break: If you look at the standard of our lives you will see that…

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Control of the head and arm is real control

Control of the head and arm is real control: You will often hear people say that he who…

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Whatever the other fellow wants – do the opposite

Whatever the other fellow wants - do the opposite: Jiu jitsu can seem like a very complex…

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Observations – women sparring men in Jiu Jitsu

Observations - women sparring men in Jiu Jitsu: Probably one of the toughest assignments…

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The real artfulness of Jiu jitsu is in the ability to grapple an opponent with your legs

The real artfulness of Jiu jitsu is in the ability to grapple an opponent with your legs:…

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Sparring tired

Sparring tired: It’s common to feel utterly exhausted some days in the middle of your…

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