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Kettlebell Training for Jiu Jitsu – Part 2

As in Jiu-jitsu, we all move differently, we all bring unique injury profiles, past training experiences and biases into our kettlebell training. I’ve seen dancers and wrestlers do these same exact skills completely differently.

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High-Percentage Side Mount Escape

Getting out of an opponent’s side mount is one of the most important defensive skills in brazilian jiu-jitsu. For many beginners being on the bottom in side-mount is a frustrating experience. In this video I describe my most commonly used side mount escape in great detail.   Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s […]

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Body Awareness and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a technology of self-expression which requires the synergistic performance of both body and mind. To unlock a large amount of your potential as a jiu-jitsoka you need to keep both these aspects of yourself functioning fluidly and efficiently. In this post I will focus on the physical side of this equation. […]

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Jiu Jitsu Concept: Head and Eye Movement

This Jiu Jitsu Concept from Roger Gracie Black Belt Nicolas Gregoriades will help you effectively control your opponents.   Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s Guide to BJJ Enter Your Email Address to Download Instantly  

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The Ultimate Jiu Jitsu Takedown Drill

The Ultimate Jiu Jitsu Takedown Drill   BJJ usually borrows takedown techniques from judo and wrestling, but in this video Roger Gracie black belt Nicolas Gregoriades goes over what he considers to be the best Jiu Jitsu Takedown Drill. It is a jiu jitsu-specific method of taking your opponent to the floor. He then proceeds to show […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Video: Breathing

Ever since I started training, I’ve always paid close attention to breath control and my breathing patterns while grappling. This Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu video provides some details which have helped me and my students. Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s Guide to BJJ Enter Your Email Address to Download Instantly