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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Unspoken Mat Rules

If you have been practicing Brazilian jiu jitsu for any length of time you know that there are certain do’s and don’ts that while they may have never been said out loud they are understood. Perhaps you don’t know what I am talking about.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Steps to Learn Any Technique

If you have ever observed Brazilian jiu jitu being practiced or demonstrated you know that it is one of the most impressive martial arts currently being practiced. One of the reasons it is so impressive is that the techniques are clearly so deliberate and powerful. If you have never practiced martial arts before or you have never practiced a grappling art you may think that these movements are very difficult to learn.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Fundamental Defensive Rules

One of the greatest things about Brazilian jiu jitsu is that it is so decisive. The submission in particular creates very clear winners and losers. Tapping out is a definitive admission of defeat and if you don’t have good defense you are going to be doing a lot of tapping…

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Ways to Improve Your Offense

Brazilian jiu jitsu is often called the soft art. It is however an art and discipline that once implemented is designed to stop an opponent in their tracks. These attacks are designed around offensive control positions and submissions.

How to Defend a Takedown in MMA

As a MMA striker competing in a cage with MMA rules, there is a lot to consider when figuring out what the best technique/style is for defending a takedown during a MMA fight. Incorporating techniques only from a single standard grappling martial arts system like judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or wrestling to defend a takedown would not be the best strategy because of its lack of coverage on how to handle and initiate strikes.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Common Competition Styles

One of the most entertaining aspects of Brazilian jiu jitsu is that there is so much variety. There is almost an endless variety of submissions, passes, sweeps and other techniques. There is also a lot of variety in style when it comes to strategy.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 4 Ways to Improve Your Arm Bar

When we many people think of Brazilian jiu jitsu they think of the arm bar submission. Images come to mind of the final moments of a match when a fighter has their opponent stretch out for the submission with little or no chance of escape. This attack is so easily recognizable because its structure is obviously complex in nature.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 3 Ways to Improve Your Rear Naked Choke

Brazilian jiu jitsu is dominated by one attack more than any other, and that submission is the rear naked choke. This effectiveness of this attack can easily be understood by anyone who just happens to observe it. The basic mechanics are simple enough, one hand around the neck and one hand behind the neck.

BodyCombat 47 Review

BodyCombat 47 is the latest cardio non-contact combat sport from the Les Mills stable. By combining moves from all branches of combat, this class is all about technique and fatigue. But is BodyCombat 47 a good one?

How To Train To Be A UFC Fighter

Many people think training to be a dominant fighter is all you need to do. But the hard facts are that once you train as best as you can, 90% of the game of fighting is mental. How to train to be a UFC fighter doesn’t stop at the physical part of it.

Martial Arts Training – Finding the Motivation to Triumph When the Going Gets Tough

Having been involved in a new activity that requires a lot of physical stamina like martial arts takes a lot of strength endurance and focus. Martial arts training are not an easy fix to solve some self-esteem issues, or to be able to learn self defense moves and other martial arts moves like your idol Bruce lee.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt Ranking System Guide Part 2 of 2

Wondering what the stripes and patches on Jiu-Jitsu belts are for? Part 2 goes in depth behind these meanings.

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