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Adding flexibility for BJJ is an excellent way to boost your performance. These 5 stretches for BJJ will help you become more flexible.
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BJJ Review - The best BJJ Fanatics guard passing instructionals for 2021 and beyond. Fix your guard by learning from the best in the World.
Henry Akins Cross Grip Defense
, "articleBody": "Having someone on your back is arguably one of the worst positions in BJJ. You are very vulnerable to chokes and you cannot even see your opponent. Furthermore, unlike attacks from other positions, your opponent does not need to sacrifice much control to launch...
side-control-escape
With the virtually infinite number of BJJ techniques available, you can easily feel overwhelmed when deciding where to focus your efforts.  Despite the rush to learn the flashiest submissions, most old school wisdom in BJJ recommends focusing on survival and escapes during the early phases of BJJ training. Even for...
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Submitting your opponent is the ultimate victory in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  If you read our last article on the fundamental positions in BJJ, you probably understand our guiding philosophy.  Old-school fundamental BJJ wins fights.  In fact, many of the ‘basic’ submissions you learn as a white belt will be submissions...
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For more of us who do BJJ, side control submissions are a pain in the ass.  Whether you are in gi or no gi side control, the submission options are actually somewhat limited. Particularly in no gi, submitting from these positions will require detailed knowledge of a few good submissions. ...
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If you had to name the number one thing that separates Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from other grappling arts, the depth of the basic BJJ guard positions should make the top of your list.  Many of the top submissions and positions in grappling are not unique to BJJ.  However, the ability...
5 Americana Setups To Help You Quickly Tap Out Competitors
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...
4 Reasons You Absolutely MUST Train MMA Grappling For Self Defense
A large number of people begin BJJ in order to learn an effective self-defense system.  The “Gracie Challenge” videos, as well as the UFC confirm that BJJ works to consistently defeat a fully resisting opponent with less submission grappling experience.  Nevertheless, quite a few BJJ curriculums neglect the MMA...
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There's a chance you've been asked to bear crawl at some point in your life. Whether on the mat or in a school gymnasium, you've performed this movement. It can be a killer workout for your whole body, and a new way to move since most of us stop...