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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Your legs versus his head

Your legs vs his head: One of the basic features of Jiu jitsu is the notion of…

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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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Legs are like sex partners – two is always better than one

Legs are like sex partners - two is always better than one: Controlling one leg in ashi…

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Guard passing and leg locks

Guard passing and leg locks: A common sentiment in Jiu jitsu is that leg locks and guard…

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When the arms can’t get the breakthrough you seek – let your legs do the work

When the arms can’t get the breakthrough you seek - let your legs do the work: A…

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Don’t forget your legs!

Don’t forget your legs! It’s very in Jiu Jitsu to get tunnel vision as we close in on a…

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A fundamental feature of Jiu Jitsu

A fundamental feature of Jiu Jitsu: One of the signature themes of good Jiu Jitsu and one…

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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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Thumbs up if you like strangling people with your legs!

Thumbs up if you like strangling people with your legs! MMA star Sage Northcutt enters…

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Strangling with your legs

Strangling with your legs: A strange thing about the back attack system that I teach my…

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