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Two Wolves

I find BJJ to be lacking in deeper philosophy that you will find in other martial arts.  Many refer to BJJ as a sport rather than an art. Here is one of my favorite stories. There is a story of a Native American grandfather talking to his grandson. He explained that we all have two […]

What To Do When You Get Tapped By A Lower Rank

What To Do When You Get Tapped By A Lower Rank First of all, do not do any of the following: tell the person who just tapped you that you’re injured. explain that you weren’t going 100%. roll again and start coaching them to let them know that you weren’t going 100% the whole time. […]

How to Roll Fluidly

This video is of Marcelo Garcia and Ryan Hall demonstrating a different type of rolling.  They are mainly going for positions, not submissions.

Are Leg Locks Part of Jiu-Jitsu? Part 2

continued from part 1… 4) Higher level practitioners do them and not lower level because most BJJ practitioners are not good at leg locks.  If they are a brown belt, their leg locks are normally at blue belt level.  Beginners may be told that they will learn them when they are higher rank, but in […]