When practised correctly, jiu jitsu is good for you. If you devote yourself to training several times per week you can expect great improvements in your sense of well-being. Here are some of the reasons I feel this. The body as an instrument The the one thing that we all share during the human experience […]
Using the flow drill has greatly improved my scrambling ability and many other aspects of my BJJ techniques. In this video I give a break down of two different kinds of jiu jitsu flow drill techniques, including what they are used for and how to do them properly. If you enjoyed this article you’ll love […]
Roger Gracie black-belt and founder of the Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood, Nicolas Gregoriades shares his latest understandings of the gentle art.
In this 18 minute ‘mini-seminar’ he covers several concepts and drills which will, when practised and applied, improve your grappling ability.
Generally, in order to apply joint locks in jiu jitsu effectively, you need to follow this principle: When attacking a joint, it’s important that you control the both the joint directly above (proximal) and directly below (distal) it. This completely immobilizes the compromised joint and allows the applied leverage to be transferred more directly against […]
This Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu video features an interview with Nic after a seminar at the world famous Tiger Muay Thai Gym in Phuket, Thailand. If you enjoyed this article you’ll love my new book, ‘The Black Belt Blueprint‘ – a compilation of all the best articles on the site plus all-new material, packaged to form a […]
Often called the ‘King of all Jiu Jitsu Positions’, the mount is powerful, yet complex position that needs to be deeply understood in order to be utilised correctly. I once asked Roger Gracie, the best jiu jitsu fighter of all time if he could choose to start his bjj matches in any position, which one […]