Two mindsets in Jiu jitsu

Two mindsets in Jiu jitsu: When it comes to attacking an opponent there are two mindsets.…

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In the midst of all defense are the seeds of offense

In the midst of all defense are the seeds of offense: It’s natural when an opponent…

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Your opponent can never cover all the potential targets

You’re opponent can never cover all the potential targets: In all combat sports the basic…

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Defense into offense

Defense into offense: The moves of Jiu jitsu are divided evenly into offense and defense.…

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Extraordinary degrees of resistance

Extraordinary degrees of resistance: I’m sure you’ve had the experience of sparring with…

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Stacking the odds in your favor

Stacking the odds in your favor: Jiu jitsu is never easy, any time your engaged against…

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Traps

Traps: If you face an opponent in a fiercely combative stance and posture you leave him…

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Finishing grip first or control grip first?

Finishing grip first or control grip first? There are some submission holds that involve…

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When your opponents goes to initiate movement you’ve got two choices

When your opponents goes to initiate movement you’ve got two choices - either try to STOP…

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Negate first – attack second

Negate first - attack second: Jiu jitsu can be a very scrappy game at times - especially…

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Speed

Speed: Speed is a wonderful attribute in combat sports. In Jiu jitsu it is probably less…

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The stronger your initial attack – the easier your follow up attacks

The stronger your initial attack - the easier your follow up attacks: It’s rather rare in…

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Don’t tolerate controlling/dangerous grips

Don’t tolerate controlling/dangerous grips: Oftentimes in Jiu jitsu you will feel an…

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Don’t just attack the submission – attack his base of support AND the submission

Don’t just attack the submission - attack his base of support AND the submission and…

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Always look to create a viable threat

Always look to create a viable threat to your opponent whenever possible: One of the…

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The enemy advances, we retreat

The enemy advances, we retreat. The enemy retreats, we pursue: In the ebb and flow of…

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Start small, with a plan of how to take it all

Start small, with a plan of how to take it all: When you first come out to grapple with…

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Everything important you ever do in Jiu jitsu

Everything important you ever do in Jiu jitsu will be done against strong resistance - be…

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What are you known for on the mat?

What are you known for on the mat? In everyday life I am sure you are known by those…

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Pressure

Pressure: Pressure over time is the single greatest determinant of victory. It is rare to…

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