Month: November 2018

Best BJJ Mouthguard For 2020 – Reviews And Guide

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a contact sport. As with all other contact sports, especially martial arts, protection must be paramount in both training and competition. Even though BJJ is not a sport where strikes are exchanged on a regular basis, accidents still do happen. So, protecting our most vulnerable body parts has to be a priority. …

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Old School BJJ vs. Modern Jiu-Jitsu – Which Do You Prefer?

If you take a broad look at the state of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll notice two main streams of BJJ. I’m not talking about specific techniques or the periods of fame certain concepts have. It is not as much about style as it is about the orientation and principles of competitive grapplers. The two streams I’m referring to …

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Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Challenged by Experienced Boxer at GJJ Osaka

European guy shows up at our CTC, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Osaka, in Japan. After his first Gracie Combatives class, he reveals that he’s an experienced boxer and questions whether or not jiu-jitsu would work on him if he were throwing punches. One of the instructors, Tyrone Bess accepts the challenge…twice. After 25 years of @UFC you wouldn’t …

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BJJ Tips: How Much Sleep Do Grapplers Need?

Roll, Eat, Sleep, Repeat. This is one of the most usual BJJ mantras across the globe. However, people usually only focus on the first, and perhaps on the second part of it. The part that doesn’t get nearly enough attention is sleep. Out of all the BJJ tips for grapplers, it seems that sleep shouldn’t really …

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BJJ Ezekiel Choke: A Powerful Arm-In Variation

The BJJ Ezekiel Choke is not a technique that many grapplers like to set up carefully and intentionally. Instead, it is a choke most people use to either make an opponent commit a mistake in order to pass or as a blitz attacking option. Still this choke is a very potent weapon in any format of …

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BJJ Black Friday SALE 2019 – The Ultimate BJJ Shopping Guide!

It’s that time of year again folks! Time to restock your BJJ cabinet when this particular day of the year hits! Couldn’t afford some of the latest top quality DVD’s when they came out? Maybe you need a new Gi (or a couple of them) but that’ll break your budget. Or maybe you’re itching to …

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Suspect Subdues Police Officer While Other Officers Watch

Pretty weird things were happening here. The suspect was grappling with an officer and we can see another officer just walking around them instead of immediately helping his colleague. The interesting part that we can see at the end that the officer on the ground know some grappling because he caught suspect in the crucifix …

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No-Gi Bow And Arrow Choke Variation From Eddie Cummings

It is great when you can figure out how to use BJJ techniques in both Gi and No-Gi. IN all honesty, this works fairly easy when it is a No-Gi technique you’re trying to apply it to Gi Jiu-Jitsu. The reason for this is that No-Gi training is done with the bare minimum of rashguard …

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Jiu-Jitsu Diet Essentials: How To Plan Cheat Meals

Adhering to a Jiu-Jitsu diet is no easy task. If you want to be in shape to battle the best, you need every aspect of the BJJ lifestyle to be in order. This includes training grappling, training strength, and conditioning, recovering and eating right. This last aspect is really important for maintaining weight, having energy …

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High Elbow Guillotine Details From The Danaher Death Squad

Out of all the front headlock chokes available, none is more powerful than the high elbow guillotine. The guillotine choke is the first choice of a submission from there anyway. The old school choice is the arm-in guillotine choke. As effective as it can be, it is still an air choke, which means it’s less reliable than …

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