In a game where control is everything

In a game where control is everything - using frames to prevent an opponent from…

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Control the hips

Control the hips: The only scoring position from the back in Jiu Jitsu is rear mount.…

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When you have no control time is your enemy, but…

The more dominant your grips and position - the more you take your time when moving:…

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An unnecessary rush to completion

Joint locks - don’t be in a hurry to extend the limb: There are two ways to submit an…

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Undermining athleticism

Undermining athleticism: One of the central features of Jiu jitsu is the constant drive…

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Control

Control: The fundamental goal of good Jiu jitsu is always control that leads to…

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The ideal of Jiu Jitsu

The ideal of Jiu Jitsu: My understanding of Jiu Jitsu never waivers from this - JIU JITSU…

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The magic of cross collar grips

The magic of cross collar grips: In all aspects of Jiu Jitsu - THE BEGINNING OF CONTROL…

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The Iron Law of Speed vs Control

The Iron Law of Speed vs Control: When we go to engage with an opponent, a basic choice…

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Two different approaches to submission

Two different approaches to submission: I have always taught Jiu Jitsu as the art and…

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Start with head and hands

Start with head and hands: One of the most important concepts of grappling is that of…

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Hand control

Hand control: One of the truly foundational skills of the grappling arts is GRIP. Only…

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A fundamental dichotomy in methods of attack

A fundamental dichotomy in methods of attack - the ultimate aim of all good Jiu Jitsu is…

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Triangles – Once it’s on – it’s on!!

Triangles - Once it’s on - it’s on!! When I coach triangle strangles, I strongly…

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Back system – two approaches to strangles

Back system - two approaches to strangles: When it is time to attack strangles from the…

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