Leverage and the spine

Leverage and the spine: The spine is the longest lever in the human body. It can be used…

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Pressure

Pressure: when we think of winning in Jiu jitsu we typically think in terms of MOVES. If…

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Obstacles

Obstacles: Sometimes when you run into a skilled guard player and it seems nothing will…

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Guard passing – two directions for your game

Guard passing - two directions for your game: There are a vast number of ways to pass an…

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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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Dominate the space between the knees

Dominate the space between the knees: A fundamental premise of guard position is that THE…

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There is a strong relationship between guard passing and taking an opponents back

There is a strong relationship between guard passing and taking an opponents back: We…

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My favorite way to pass guard

My favorite way to pass guard: There are many effective ways to pass an opponents guard,…

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When you can pass guard you get to choose the battleground

When you can pass guard you get to choose the battleground: The beauty of guard passing…

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Why does Jiu Jitsu put such an emphasis on passing guard?

Why does Jiu Jitsu put such an emphasis on passing guard? From your first lesson 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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Guard passing and leg locks

Guard passing and leg locks: A common sentiment in Jiu jitsu is that leg locks and guard…

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