Chokes are the ultimate weapon in BJJ/MMA

Chokes are the ultimate weapon in BJJ/MMA

Chokes are the ultimate weapon in BJJ/MMA Chokes are the ultimate weapon in BJJ/MMA. The choke is the ultimate weapon in Jiu-Jitsu because you can’t just power out of it. The great Grandmaster Helio Gracie once said “for the choke, there are no tough guys. With an arm lock, he can be tough and resist […]

Gi vs No-Gi Chokes in BJJ

Gi vs No-Gi Chokes in BJJ

Gi vs No-Gi Chokes in BJJ Gi vs No-Gi Chokes in BJJ has some similarities and some differences. Gi and no gi – the choking course of action: When it’s time to choke someone with your upper body (chokes with the legs are quite different) there are options. In no-gi grappling, it will generally be […]

Power of elbow control in BJJ

Power of elbow control in BJJ

Power of elbow control in BJJ The power of elbow control is a huge part of success in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Elbow control comes from posture, and a big part of good posture in Jiu-Jitsu is concerned with keeping your elbows close to your hips and torso. In addition, the more you can do this, the […]

Taking risks in BJJ

Taking risks in BJJ

Taking risks in BJJ When starting our BJJ journey, we learn a lot about taking risks in BJJ. Risk, fear and worry: these are three different things and it helps your jiu-jitsu game to keep them separated. Risk is all around. There is a counter to everything you’re trying to do, and a potential downside […]

open guard tips in BJJ

Open guard tips in BJJ

Open guard tips in BJJ Here are some open guard tips in BJJ. When working from open guard, – constantly seek to off balance your opponent forward so that their hands go to the mat. Any opponent taken out of balance is an easy target. In addition, a huge part of your ability to develop […]