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4 Jiu JItsu Lessons From Bruce Lee

Before I even started jiu jitsu, I remember a highly respected martial artist saying to me “If Bruce Lee were alive today he’d be training […]

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Understanding Takedowns in Jiu Jitsu

In this sample from our new instructional video, Beyond Technique, Kit Dale shows a simple concept designed to help you choose which style of takedown to use in the various stand-up scenarios encountered in Jiu Jitsu. If you enjoy this style of learning jiu jitsu you’ll love my new instructional video, Beyond Technique. It features cutting-edge […]

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Why Jiu Jitsu is Good for You

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 […]

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5 Signs You Are Overtraining in Jiu Jitsu

When I began to study grappling I had an obsession with the quantity of training I would do. My goal was always to do more training sessions and to train harder and longer in each session. If I didn’t train twice a day I would feel guilty that I had wasted valuable mat time.Like many […]

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What it Takes to be a Quality Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

To maximize your potential as a jiu-jitsoka, it’s not enough to just head to class every day and go through the motions. You need to approach your training from several angles. One of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tips that has worked for my students and is a system which I call the A.C.T. Model’. This stands […]

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Keys to a Better Mount Position

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 could choose to start his bjj matches in any position, which one would […]

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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