Mar 27

Taking it back to the old school with a solid mount flow

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Do you want to improve your finish rate on top of mount? If so, this is the right place to be. We’re going to do a deep dive on an effective and basic offensive system for mount. It cycles through the cross choke, armbar and triangle in a flow that makes sense. And I’m going …

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Mar 17

A little bit of logic when it comes to all the dominant positions

Sidecontrol2

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

Watch out, a sleeping tiger is awakening within Senegal

dakarday1

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

Three key questions you must ask yourself‏

WinnersFail

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

A tornado is raging and no mercy will be shown

tornadoomoplata

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

Whoa, I’m not staying here

mountescape

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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