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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Threats

Threats: Our behavior is immediately changed whenever we feel a significant threat. It…

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When you’re starting on the path to back control mastery – focus on the upper body first

When you’re starting on the path to back control mastery - focus on the upper body first:…

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Priorities

Priorities: Any time you’re in a bad situation it is imperative that you prioritize the…

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There are an infinite number of possibilities in a scramble – but there should be only one goal – the opponents back

There are an infinite number of possibilities in a scramble - but there should be only…

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Make sure you have good strangles from the front and the back

Make sure you have good strangles from the front and the back: History has shown that…

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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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Strangles – Gi vs No gi

Strangles - Gi vs No gi: Strangles, and in particular, back strangles, are the single…

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Gi and no gi – the strangling medium

Gi and no gi - the strangling medium: When it’s time to strangle someone with your upper…

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All strangles are good – but rear strangles are generally the best

All strangles are good - but rear strangles are generally the best: The back is the king…

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The strangle is the ultimate weapon in Jiu jitsu

The strangle is the ultimate weapon in Jiu jitsu: Jiu jitsu is the art and science of…

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Nothing beats a strangle

Nothing beats a strangle: Jiu Jitsu has three major categories of submission attacks -…

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Variations

Variations: For any given move in Jiu jitsu there are many variations. It is crucial for…

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The back – How should I play between the position and the strangle?

The back - How should I play between the position and the strangle? I coach always that…

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Three great entry points into submission: Ashi garami, Front headlock, Kimura

Three great entry points into submission: Ashi garami, Front headlock, Kimura. The game…

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The power of the triangle – Gordon Ryan victorious in Dallas

The power of the triangle - Gordon Ryan victorious in Dallas: Gordon Ryan defeated 10th…

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The back is the perfect marriage of position and submission

The back is the perfect marriage of position and submission: Normally we think of…

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Rear triangle (ushiro sankaku)

Don’t use triangles because of short legs? Rear triangle (ushiro sankaku) FTW! The…

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