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The Ultimate Jiu Jitsu Takedown Drill

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...
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A Simple Workout for Grappling & Jiu-Jitsu

This is a workout for grappling I used to great effect in 2012. I find that it has a nice balance of most of...
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Jiu Jitsu Concept – Using a First Class Lever

Leverage is a concept that is often spoken about on the mat but what does it actually mean in a jiu jitsu context? In...
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The Spirit of Jiu Jitsu – a film by Stuart Cooper

A couple of months ago the super-talented jiu jitsu filmmaker Stuart Cooper invited me to Thailand to work with him on a short film...
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High-Percentage Side Mount Escape

Getting out of an opponent's side mount is one of the most important defensive skills in brazilian jiu-jitsu. For many beginners being on the...