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Yoga & Jiu Jitsu: A Natural Symbiosis

This is an article  I wrote about yoga & jiu jitsu which was recently published in America’s premier bjj publication, Jiu Jitsu Magazine. You can order back issues and get your subscription here.   Because my surname isn’t Gracie and I didn’t start training when I was five, I’ve had to constantly and relentlessly search for supplemental […]

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Jiu Jitsu Concept: Limb-Center Seperation

Understanding this simple concept with will improve many of your brazilian jiu jitsu moves and techniques. When your limbs are close to the center of your body they are in a far stronger position than when they are in extended away from it. Try this simple test: Hold something weighing approximately 10 lbs close to […]


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 […]

BJJ Throws and Takedowns Concept

This concept is an excerpt from the upcoming BJJ instructional video, ‘Beyond Techinque’ which is a collaboration between Nic Gregoriades and Kit Dale. When you understand and implement this principle into your game it will greatly enhance your ability to take opponents down.

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Jiu Jitsu Master Class

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.

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A Simple, Effective Guard Pass

The ‘Ankle Isolation’ Guard Pass is one of the most effective I know. I first saw my instructor Roger Gracie using it several years ago and was impressed by how the technique shut down an opponent’s hips. I spent about a year playing with the move and I’m at a point now where I think […]