Attacks from seated/butterfly guard in Sport BJJ

Attacks from seated/butterfly guard in Sport BJJ

Attacks from seated/butterfly guard in Sport BJJ Attacks from seated/butterfly guard in Sport BJJ have many different lines of attack. I state the word Sport BJJ because many of these attacks won’t work in a street fight or MMA fight. The thing is, things move quickly in combat sports. Opportunities come and go quickly, so […]

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 […]