Have fun while training BJJ

Have fun while training BJJ

Have fun while training BJJ Have fun while training BJJ, it can be the key to how fast you learn. Most new students, especially bigger and well built ones, constantly try to use all their strength when they start training. And they are not having fun in BJJ. Over time, they realize that that will […]

Gripping and controlling hands in BJJ

Gripping and controlling hands in BJJ

Gripping and controlling hands in BJJ Gripping and controlling hands in BJJ in an important concept to learn. Control the hands and everything else is a lot easier. When an opponent comes forward to begin passing your guard, he will generally come in and approach BEHIND their hands. Their hands will initiate contact with your […]

Turtle breakdowns in Jiu-Jitsu

Turtle breakdowns in Jiu-Jitsu

Turtle breakdowns in Jiu-Jitsu Here are my thought on turtle breakdowns in Jiu-Jitsu. Many grappling sports feature turtle breakdowns. You see them in wrestling, Judo and Sambo. The intent of turtle breakdowns in these grappling styles is usually very different from Jiu-Jitsu. However, Jiu-Jitsu is very unique among grappling styles in so far as it […]

Understanding scrambling in BJJ

Understanding scrambling in BJJ

Understanding scrambling in BJJ Understanding scrambling in BJJ can be confusing. In a world of confusion those who have a clear sense of where they want to be will prevail. Some of the scramble situations we find ourselves in Jiu-Jitsu can be totally disorienting, especially to lower ranks. sometimes, both athletes are head over heels […]

Pinning while passing guard in BJJ

Pinning while passing guard in BJJ

Pinning while passing guard in BJJ Pinning while passing guard in BJJ is a skill that needs to be perfected to increase your success rate. Getting better at pins while passing the guard are the highest scoring maneuvers in all of  Sport BJJ. The mount and the rear mount score double what you get for […]