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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]