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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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A Jiu Jitsu Experience

You slap hands and touch fists with your opponent. The match begins slowly, both of you searching for grips, probing for an opening.You get a hold low on his collar. The grip isn’t great but it’s better than nothing. He gets a grip of his own and its stronger and deeper. You initiate an attack […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Video: Chokes

Chokes are an aspect of gi jiu-jitsu that are often misunderstood. In this Brazilian jiu-jitsu video I give some tips that have helped me apply my chokes and strangles more effectively. If you enjoyed this article you’ll love my new book, ‘The Black Belt Blueprint‘ – a compilation of all the best articles on the […]

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Improve Your Jiu Jitsu Side Mount

In this video I demonstrate a concept which has greatly improved my ability to control an opponent from the jiu jitsu side mount position. Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s Guide to BJJ Enter Your Email Address to Download Instantly  

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Nutrition for Jiu-Jitsu

Over the past several years I have made a reasonably in-depth examination of nutrition for jiu-jitsu and its effect on my training., using my body and my jiu-jitsu as a case study. Several years ago, after a couple of conversations with the black-belt Marc Walder, I began to take my nutrition even more seriously. Below […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Concept : Top and Bottom Centre

This is an important Jiu Jitsu Concept for understanding how to control an opponent. If you understand it, it will greatly improve your guard passing and side mount position. 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 […]

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Why Concepts Are Better Than Techniques in BJJ

This article was written by my friend Kit Dale, Australia’s top jiu jitsu competitor. Although I don’t entirely agree with his sentiments (I do believe drilling techniques is important) his approach to training is very intelligent and his results speak for themselves. “You’ll never be a World Class Black Belt as an Australian, living in […]