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Perfect Guard Retention By John Danaher

Perfect Guard Retention By John Danaher

Renzo Gracie Black Belt John Danaher demonstrates with World Champion Bernardo Faria (of BJJ Fanatics) how to effectively use guard retention with underlying concepts and principles. John shows how and when to use his hands…

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Keenan Cornelius narrates 40-minute sparring session

Keenan Cornelius narrates 40-minute sparring session

If you are a Keenan Cornelius fan this video is a must watch. Keenan really goes behind the scenes and narrates himself training back to back for 4o minutes. He lets us in on his…

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3 Bad Drilling Habits in Jiu Jitsu

3 Bad Drilling Habits in Jiu Jitsu

In Jiu Jitsu we want to make the most out of our repetitions. Here are a few bad habits and tips for drilling. Learning a new move then drilling it super fast. It’s common we…

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Grandmaster Relson Gracie on Jiu Jitsu Mindset: Importance of Repetition

Grandmaster Relson Gracie on Jiu Jitsu Mindset: Importance of Repetition

Relson Gracie talks about the importance of repetition in Jiu Jitsu. He mentions a blue belt who did one position (a flying triangle) in abu dhabi on black belts because he drilled it so much.…

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Should Neck Cranks Be Allowed in All Sparring?

Should Neck Cranks Be Allowed in All Sparring?

Neck Cranks can mess you up for a long time. Like other submissions. I’d say they are on the “more” dangerous side as opposed to a wrist-lock for example (which doesn’t mean a wrist-lock isn’t…

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Should Heel-hooks Be Legal At All Levels When Sparring?

Should Heel-hooks Be Legal At All Levels When Sparring?

Heel hooks are just one technical area in the maze of Jiu Jitsu. Heel hooks need not be feared even though when properly applied they can do great damage. Many jiu jitsu techniques can cause…

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Kurt Osiander’s Move Of The Week: Cabbage Patch (Choke)

Kurt Osiander’s Move Of The Week: Cabbage Patch (Choke)

Kurt Osiander, A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend out of San Francisco demonstrates what he callsteh cabbage patch position. Kurt goes from side control and lifts his opponent in order to place a back hook in…

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If You Outweigh Your Sparring Partner by 100 lbs or more how should you roll?

If You Outweigh Your Sparring Partner by 100 lbs or more how should you roll?

All else equal, if you are much heavier than your opponent you may want to try to be smooth, technical and very light. Example, if you are a 250 lb guy going against a 120…

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Chinese Kids Taught Kidnapping Defense In School

Chinese Kids Taught Kidnapping Defense In School

In China kids are taught how to stop a kidnapper during school hours. It looks as though when they are grabbed from behind to be lifted they wrap they legs around their attacker and drop…

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Is It Wrong To Crush The Chin For Jiu Jitsu Chokes?

Is It Wrong To Crush The Chin For Jiu Jitsu Chokes?

Some people will try to chin-tuck or chin-block a choke when their opponent has their back, a mount choke, a guillotine or a myriad of other chokes. They usually do this chin-block defense by pressing…

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