Month: February 2018

Science Behind Brian Ortega Chokes – 425 lbs Of Force On Triangle Choke

In the UFC Performance Institute, they were examining submission skills of Brian Ortega. Specifically his chokes. There are two phases of this examination. They took a look at the high level of technique that Brian Possesses as well as forces that Brian can produce. To measure Brian’s force they implanted the Force Dynamometer into neck region …

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Top Jiu-Jitsu Gifts To Surprise A Grappler (Reviews Included)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is fa more than just a sport. it becomes a full-time lifestyle for most people involved in it, especially after the purple belt. Although the manic dedication looks puzzling to people outside of the sport, they soon learn to live with it. This holds especially true for those closest to us. BJJ is as much …

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Key Details To Tighten Up The Bow And Arrow Choke

When I first started BJJ I had some basic knowledge of chokes, given my Judo Background. As a white belt, I thought I couldn’t be surprised by chokes that involve the lapel. To put it mildly, I was wrong. There’s no comparison between Judo and BJJ in terms of the depth of collar choke variations. Both of …

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The Old Man Sweep – Very Effective Sweep that you Should Learn ASAP

Have you ever heard of Old Man Sweep? Well, if you didn’t it’s time for you to learn it. It’s very easy and very effective sweep that can earn you the easiest 6 points ever. In a video below “old man sweep” is demonstrated by Marcelo Cohen from BJJ Box, ADCC and IBJJF Champion. Check …

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How To Keep Weight Training For BJJ Simple And Effective

In the maze of information out there on how to train, it is really hard to choose a routine to fit in with BJJ training. The latest program is just a simple click away, full of novel movements and intricate strategies. Despite the availability of options on the internet, very few are applicable to the …

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How To Integrate The Ankle Pick Takedown Into Your BJJ Game

Do you know what BJJ’s best takedown is? The answer might surprise you, as it is actually the guard pull. All other takedowns are borrowed from other arts such as Judo or Wrestling. Accordingly, those takedowns that connect easily to the guard pull are top choices for higher level Jiu-Jitsu players. In case of borrowing from …

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The Full Circle Of Understanding BJJ Submissions

BJJ submissions are the pinnacle of the sport. Getting a submission in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the ultimate victory. A good submission hold ends up in one of two ways, both of which suit the attacker. One is that the opponents give up, while the other, more painful one is that you take the submission all …

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Two Faces Of The 50/50 Guard In BJJ

It is amazing how certain BJJ positions get completely opposing reactions in different time periods. The usual example is, of course, that of leg locks. Previously seen as a cheap move, today they’re redefining the world of grappling martial arts. There are plenty of Jiu-Jitsu positions that come in and out of “fashion” as times …

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Undefeated Transgender Wins a Girls’ State Wrestling Championship 2nd in a Row – Crowd Boos

Cypress, Texas – For the second year in a row, the transgender wrestler is winning girls’ state championship in a Class 6A 110-pounds Division Mack Beggs is an 18-year-old transgender from Euless Trinity High School in Dallas. Mack is currently being undefeated in wrestling. In a final match on Saturday, he wins the title beating Chelsea Sanchez …

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