It's the Fourth of July in America, which means Americans will be celebrating by blowing things up, eating hot dogs and drinking domestic beer. I am personally celebrating by submitting my training partners with the most patriotic of all submissions - the Americana! To help spread freedom, I want to share some Americana setups with you!The Americana (or "Keylock") is a classic BJJ technique. Every BJJ white belt with one stripe has seen the basic Americana submission. Many will … [Read More...] about Make Americanas Great Again With These 5 Americana Setups
Louie is a full-time writer and content management guy. He's been on the mats his entire adult life, earning black belts in three Japanese martial arts before BJJ.
He runs a website called HighPercentageMartialArts.com which is dedicated exclusively to statistics in BJJ. He also published a book about cultism in traditional martial arts, called the The True Believers.
Most nights, you'll find him at 10th Planet Ventura, trying not to embarrass himself.
Jordan started BJJ in 2016 while studying in the Middle East. He currently trains at Rise Combat Sports in Tucson Arizona and holds the rank of blue belt.
In addition to a freelance writing, Jordan is a strength and fitness coach at Ignite Fitness in Tucson.
When not writing, training BJJ, or training clients, he spends his time weight training and foam rolling. He is focused on developing weightlifting programming for beginner BJJ players.
Sam Kelly is a Purple Belt with 8 years of training to his name. Currently Sam works as a youth BJJ coach and an assistant coach at his academy W4R Training Center. His passion for grappling is rivaled only by his love of anime and podcasts, both topics he will gladly talk you to death about.
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