Finish a submission in BJJ

Finish a submission in BJJ

Finish a submission in BJJ When you go to finish a submission in BJJ,  in the majority of cases it’s not a fight against the clock. It’s a a fight against movement. When we get into a potential finishing positions, there is a natural tendency among all of use to think that time will be […]

BJJ's path from knowledge to skill

BJJ’s path from knowledge to skill

BJJ’s path from knowledge to skill BJJ’s path from knowledge to skill is interesting. Here is my view on the path. When all is said and done the single biggest determinant of how successful you will be in Jiu-Jitsu by far is the depth and quality of your skill set, your “toolbox”. Most people go […]

How to double your submission rate in BJJ

How to double your submission rate in BJJ

How to double your submission rate in BJJ Here is a great tip on how to double your submission rate in BJJ. Double your submission success rate by attacking posture as well as the submission. In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, almost every match, both athletes know all the high percentage submission holds and their counters. Furthermore, this […]

Denying your opponents attacks in BJJ

Denying your opponents attacks in BJJ

Denying your opponents attacks in BJJ Denying your opponents attacks in BJJ is where you should start in a match. Start with denying their attacks, then build your attacks. The toughest matches are those you you go blow for blow against your opponent. You are attacking them and they are simultaneously attacking you. Everything becomes […]

Connections in BJJ

Connections in BJJ

Connections in BJJ Connections in BJJ are very important. Connections: a general rule in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is that when defending we look to create space, and when attacking we look to remove space and create pressure. Nowhere is this more true than when you’re working to control a scrambling partner. Out of a scramble from […]