Leverage is a concept that is often spoken about on the mat but what does it actually mean in a jiu jitsu context? In the video below, Roger Gracie black belt Nicolas Gregoriades explains how to use leverage effectively and provides a detailed example.

 

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Understanding Leverage in Jiu JItsu
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Understanding Leverage in Jiu JItsu
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Jiu Jitsu is based on certain principles, leverage being one of the most important. This video describes how to use leverage in a jiu jitsu context and how to use it effectively.