Mar 17

A Conceptual Framework for Learning the Dominant Positions

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I hope you’re ready for this. There’s a lot to absorb, but if you invest the time, you’ll receive a conceptual framework for learning all the dominant positions in Jiu-jitsu. It’s geared, of course, to beginners. But all conceptual learners will find a tidbit that can be used to improve their training. Learning Objectives Top Positional Control Submissions …

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Mar 16

Senegal Holds the Potential to Produce Jiu-jitsu Greatness

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Over the past thirty years, Jiu-jitsu has spread across the globe, reaching places far and wide. The growth of the art has been extraordinary. But has it reached its full potential? No. Not even close. There are still so much of the world that has no idea that Jiu-jitsu exists. They have no idea of the …

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Mar 06

The Three Key Questions You Must Ask Yourself‏

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Our purpose is IMPROVEMENT. Every day. 1%. Right now, at this moment, it’s the third month of the year. By this time, most people have given up on the new year resolutions they set two months ago. Those who succeed though, do something miraculous. They transform intention into action. One step turns another and then …

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Feb 17

Tornado Omoplata, Triangle and Armbar from Lasso Guard

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One of things that many people have said to me over the years is that I shouldn’t be able to move the way I do. The way I move is unexpected because of my size. And it all started with a desire to learn a cool technique when I was a white belt. I wanted …

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Feb 01

3 Effective Mount Escape Variations That Will Get You Out

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I remember being stuck under mount when I was a white belt. It was HORRIBLE. That was especially true when it happened with certain people at Evolve, who will be left unnamed (to protect the guilty). They would utterly crush me there. And escape seemed so impossible at the time. Against anyone good being stuck …

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Jan 24

Back Control – A Simple Transition That Will Increase Your Domination

Seatbelt Control

Getting on someone’s back in Jiu-jitsu is such a magical moment. Right then, you know you have control. They’re in YOUR world. They have to respond to what you do. But there are few things worse than getting there only to lose it before you can capitalize on your advantage. I want to help you address …

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