It doesn’t seem like a big difference…

It doesn’t seem like a big difference… One of the hardest truths to convince a beginner…

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Taking the power out of your opponents side pins – getting under hooks

Taking the power out of your opponents side pins - getting under hooks: It’s never any…

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Breaking posture

Breaking posture: If there is one word of advice I could give students who are trying to…

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Bad position? Stance first

Bad position? Stance first - escape second: We all know that when you get caught in a bad…

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Rising up from bottom position

Rising up from bottom position: Too often we have a mindset in Jiu jitsu that once we…

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The greatest positions in Jiu jitsu – mount and rear mount

The greatest positions in Jiu jitsu - mount and rear mount: The game of Jiu jitsu rewards…

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Never underestimate what a simple change of angle and level

Never underestimate what a simple change of angle and level can do to improve your…

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Got a good position?

Got a good position? Get a better one! Don’t be satisfied with good when great is readily…

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One of the biggest inhibitors of progress in Jiu jitsu

One of the biggest inhibitors of progress in Jiu jitsu is a disproportionate preference…

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Hands

Hands: Almost everything we do in grappling begins with the hands. Our hands are weak…

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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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What do the three most desired positions in Jiu jitsu have in common?

What do the three most desired positions in Jiu jitsu have in common? The two most…

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Pinning

Pinning: The notion of pinning is central to almost all forms of grappling. In sports…

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The most fundamental forms of control…

The most fundamental forms of control over the human body will always be control over the…

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There are many measures of dominance in Jiu jitsu

There are many measures of dominance in Jiu jitsu. You have a dominant grip, balance…

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The relationship between POSITION and TIME

The relationship between POSITION and TIME: From your first day in Jiu jitsu you were…

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Angle

Angle: Mount and closed guard are essentially inversions of each other (as far as…

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