Month: March 2018

Rousimar Palhares KO’d in 58 Seconds After Going for a Leg Lock

Rousimar Palhares was going for a leg lock and got brutally knocked out by his opponent Aliaskhab Khiuriev. As soon as the match started Rousimar was dropped down with a high kick from Aliaskhab. From that moment he was fishing for a leg lock, but Khuiriev never stopped punching him. At one moment Rousimar Palhares managed to entangled …

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Dealing With Jiu-Jitsu Injuries: Elbow Joint Hyperextension

No matter which sport you’re involved in, the potential for injuries is there. Every sport brings unique injury risks to the table, depending on the environment it takes place in. With combat sports, the potential for injuries is even more pronounced. Combat sports result in injuries at quite a high rate both when training and …

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John Danaher’s Ashi Garami System Of Leg Locks

Ever since EBI hit the ground running, the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu underwent a major change. For one, the No-Gi scene started really taking off. Furthermore, a new and, in my opinion, improved ruleset got to see the light of day. However, nothing got more attention the apparent lack of leg lock knowledge among the …

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Effective Attacks From The BJJ Truck Position

Eddie Bravo is an enigmatic character in the world of grappling. When it comes to his 10th Planet System, people usually react in a black or white manner. They either love it to the core or can’t stand it. There’s usually no middle ground. There are plenty of reasons for this behavior that stems from …

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The Hardest Jiu-Jitsu Technique You’ll Ever Learn

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is extremely difficult when people begin training. For one, it is physically hard to grapple with people of all shapes and sizes. Secondly, the technique pool is so deep that people get lost in both the nomenclature and technical details. After a while, the ship tends to steady and smoother sailing begins. However, …

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Quick Jiu-Jitsu Conditioning Workouts For Busy People

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a difficult, difficult martial art. It has no end. Hundreds of complicated techniques with weird names and an endless system of concepts and principals. As if all of this wasn’t enough, grappling martial arts are also extremely demanding on the body. AS far as full-body conditioning goes, hardly any sport involves everything …

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Rules Of Thumb For Visiting A Foreign Jiu-JItsu Academy

The fact that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a worldwide phenomenon, makes training it that more fun. While everyone enjoys training at their resident Jiu-Jitsu academy, people do tend to grow accustomed to their training partners. This is particularly true in the case of smaller schools, where training partners completely know each other’s game after years of …

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Concepts Explained: The Tripod Principle

The martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu becomes a more complex puzzle the more you study it. Contrary to the popular expectation that you are going to learn it better the more time you spend doing it, Jiu-Jitsu just offers more complicated mazes. Don’t get me wrong, you will understand it better, you might even turn …

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Versatile Attacks From The BJJ North-South Position

The one position that always causes amusement among non-grappling people is the BJJ North-South position. As funny as it may seem to the untrained eye, this position os a very advantageous one for the top player. It is notoriously difficult to escape and is as uncomfortable as Jiu-Jitsu gets. It has been proven to work …

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How To Stay Safe From Common BJJ Gym Bacteria

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is an art that exposes the body to the maximum amount of microorganisms possible. Most sports either have limited contact between the surface of the body and the ground or spend a short time in a prone position. Constantly rolling around and grinding every imaginable (well, almost) body part on the ground is …

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