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 […]

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BJJ Technique: Cross-Choke from Mount

I used to really struggle to finish opponents with this technique, but once I discovered where I was going wrong the choke from mount quickly became one of my favourite submissions. Here I go over some of the finer points that will help you choke people from the mount position more effectively. If you enjoyed […]

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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8 Tips For Grappling After 30

When I began training in jiu jitsu there were a few older guys at my academy who would always say things like “It’s different for you, you’re still young.” and “It’s not the same when you’re older”. I used to think that it was just them being lazy and negative. Now that I’m in my […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Video: The 90-Degree Rule

This is one of the first concepts I learned when I began grappling and I’ve applied it almost every time I have trained. I consider one of the most important principles for any beginner to grasp. In this Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Video I explain it in detail. Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s […]

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Awareness and the Jiu-Jitsu Fighter

Awareness and the Jiu-Jitsu Fighter Every week I get emailed questions from readers of the Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood asking things like: ‘There’s this big guy in my class, how do I beat him’ or ‘I can’t get the half-guard to work on this one purple belt’ I find this frustrating because I cannot tell you how or when […]

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BJJ Concept – Hips and Elbows

This is an incredibly basic but vitally important principle to understand. Internalizing it will turbo-charge all aspects of your jiu-jitsu. Just Started Jiu Jitsu? Get Your FREE Beginner’s Guide to BJJ Enter Your Email Address to Download Instantly