Finding Your Flow in Jiu Jitsu

What is 'Flow' in a Jiu Jitsu Context? Flow: To move continuously in a current or stream. The phrase ‘flow rolling’ often gets a bad rap...
Passing the De La Riva Guard

How to Pass the de la Riva Guard

The de la Riva guard is one of the trickiest guards to deal with in jiu jitsu. It is an aggressive and technical position that offers many attacking options
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The Importance of Stand-Up Training in Jiu Jitsu

    Takedowns and throws are one of the least understood and practiced aspects of jiu jitsu, but they're also some of the most important. Having a...
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A Powerful Closed-Guard Sweep

After an era which saw the half, 50-50, de la Riva and several other guard variants supersede it in popularity, the closed-guard is now...
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A Simple, Effective Guard Pass

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...