When you’ve got one – you’ve often got another

When you’ve got one - you’ve often got another: We tend to think in terms of what’s right…

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When you’ve got a choice…

When you’ve got a choice… Very often the scenario we find ourselves in presents a choice…

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When you control the head

When you control the head…An old cliche in grappling is that if you control the whole…

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One move – many variations

One move - many variations: When we begin Jiu jitsu we talk about a given move in the…

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If you can trap an opponents head and arm between your knees

If you can trap an opponents head and arm between your knees, you will immediately be in…

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Angle

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

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Position AND submission?

Position AND submission? Usually we think of positional skills as distinct from…

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Triangles – Making two good choices into one great choice

Triangles - Making two good choices into one great choice: Among the submission holds in…

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The path to powerful arm bars is through the head and shoulders

The path to powerful arm bars is through the head and shoulders: Ostensibly the juji…

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My instructional video Arm bar

My instructional video Arm bar: Enter the System (Juji gatame) is featured on BJJ…

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Building a devastating arm bar

Building a devastating arm bar: I always encourage my students to focus hard on the…

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Different arm bar – different priorities

Different arm bar - different priorities: Probably the most basic difference in the…

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Arm bars from bottom – GET HEAVY ON THE HEAD

Arm bars from bottom - GET HEAVY ON THE HEAD: Arm bars (juji gatame) are among the most…

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Division and Unity

Division and Unity: A big part of the arm bar (juji gatame) system that I teach is the…

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The unique feature of triangle attacks – strangles and joint locks

The unique feature of triangle attacks - strangles and joint locks: I teach six…

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Integrating systems – Triangle and Arm Bar systems

Integrating systems - Triangle and Arm Bar systems: A huge part of my work as a coach is…

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Finished!!

Finished!! After two big days of filming we just completed the final installment of the…

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The remarkable properties of the triangle

The remarkable properties of the triangle: The triangle is among the most impressive…

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