BJJ usually borrows throwing and tripping techniques from judo and wrestling. With the exception of guard pulls, there are very few jiu jitsu specific takedowns. In this video, I demonstrate what I consider to be one of the best jiu jitsu specific methods for getting an opponent to the ground. I also how you can string multiple […]
Although it’s a dominant position, it can be extremely difficult a strong, negative fighter from the side-mount. Most of the time they will protect their neck effectively and keep their elbows pinned closely to their sides, offering few openings for the attacker. I’ve had great success with this particular technique for countering overly-defensive postures in side-control […]
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.
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 training that will improve my game and allow me catch up with my Brazilian contemporaries. As I mentioned in the Spirit of Jiu Jitsu, of all the additional systems and methods I’ve […]
Matt Benyon (www.thegrapplingdummy.com) was kind enough to feature jiu-jitsu brotherhood in his latest production. This brazilian jiu jitsu video features an interview with Nic as well as a demonstration of his new ‘shadow grappling’ drill. Enjoy. Manto Presents: The Grappling Dummy – Nic Gregoriades