Jiu jitsu is a series of exchanges…

Jiu jitsu is a series of exchanges that begin with contact and end with separation -…

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Alignment and misalignment

Alignment and misalignment: The human body relies on good alignment to produce whatever…

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Your mind is your greatest weapon- but your legs are a close second

Your mind is your greatest weapon - but your legs are a close second: We’ve all had the…

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Vertebrates

Vertebrates: The most fundamental feature of our human bodies is our vertebrate nature -…

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Make it a battle of your legs…

Make it a battle of your legs against your opponents upper body and you will prevail even…

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Grips

Grips - Imposing and denying: Every thing starts with grip in Jiu jitsu. Most of the…

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Remember always that as a student of jiu-jitsu…

Remember always that as a student of jiu-jitsu you are first and foremost a student of…

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Why is guard position the most emphasized position in Jiu Jitsu?

Why is guard position the most emphasized position in Jiu Jitsu? When you look at all the…

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Start well end well

Start well end well: When it comes to getting grip and/connection to an opponent - YOU…

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Your body will be a big part of what determines your game

Your body will be a big part of what determines your game: Three things determine what…

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Head control

Head control: There is a reason why they classify us as vertebrates - our spines are the…

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The value of position

The value of position: In the context of GRAPPLING, the value of position is fourfold.…

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Breaking rules

Breaking rules: There are many general rules that we usually observe in Jiu jitsu “don’t…

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Kuzushi

Kuzushi: Most Jiu jitsu student know that the act of off balancing an opponent is…

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Peeling hands

Peeling hands: Always remember that most grappling techniques begin with grip. The hands…

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Making strong people weak

Making strong people weak: The human body is set up in such a way that it can only exert…

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Extension

Extension: The essential feature of successful submission attempts is always extension of…

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The power of kimura

The power of kimura: Of all the major submission holds, kimura is in my experience the…

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Hands and head

Hands and head: When you first make contact with an opponent whether it be standing or…

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