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Types of Grappling Martial Arts

  This excerpt from Daniele Bolelli's book 'On the Warrior's Path' describes the different styles of grappling martial arts.   Grappling systems are those Combat Sports that...
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6 Concepts for Effective Guard-Passing in Jiu Jitsu

  I consider passing the guard to be one of the most difficult of all aspects of Brazilian jiu jitsu, but also one of the...
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The Importance of Footwork in Jiu Jitsu

  One of the least talked about aspects of Jiu-Jitsu techniques is foot positioning. Grips, movement, and basic leverage make up the majority of what...

The Rules of BJJ & Grappling Competitions

  Exploiting the System? Competing is a large part of most people's jiu jitsu journeys. I've never been the kind of grappler who tried to exploit the rules...
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Progression & the BJJ Belt System

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt System is a far stricter than in most other martial arts. It can take upwards of 10 years to achieve...

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