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Build Grip Strength for JiuJitsuWith These Five Exercises

If you’ve been practicing JiuJitsu for a while, you’d know that getting a collar choke hold on your opponent is only half the story.Leverage aside,you’d need enough grip strength to have a chance at landing a successful submission
Spc. Dijon Moore, a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear specialist with the 230th Engineer Battalion, attempts an arm-bar while grappling with his partner, Spc. Jackson Leach during a jiu-jitsu class at the Camp Arifjan gym, Oct. 25, 2011. Many soldiers participate in the class for jiu-jitsu's physical benefits, as well as its close relation to Modern Army Combatives.

5 Tips To Be Better at Guard Passing

If you’ve been doing BJJ for quite some time, you know Rickson Gracie’s famous words about the guard being the heart and soul of JiuJitsu. And, if you’ve noticed, the guard is something that many fighters, both novices and advanced, always
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Why BJJ Is Useful As a Form of Self-Defense

BJJ is one of the fastest growing forms of martial arts in the world today and for good reason, it’s effective. It may be one of the hardest to learn and the learning curve may be steep, but even a few
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Tying Your JiuJitsu Belt The Proper Way

Tying Your JiuJitsu Belt The Proper Way JiuJitsu, much like any other combat sport or martial art, is full of tradition. In fact, the art itself puts heavy emphasis on tradition and respecting it, especially in regards to the Gi (pronounced
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Push Sweep (Guard To Mount)

Learning To Transition From Guard To Mount With a Push Sweep The push sweep is a rather basic transition from guard to mount. And yet, many novices don’t seem to get it, with many saying that it’s not as easy as
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ฺฺBrazilian Jiu Jitsu Belts Requirements

Understanding the BJJ Progression and Belt System The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt system is a bit different compared to others. Because of the number of belts, which are fewer compared to other mart arts, BJJ practitioners have to spend a lot of
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Basics How to Bridge

There are three patterns that’s important for novices to learn and master in BJJ – Shrimping, rolling and bridge. The third one is what we’re going to talk about in this article.