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For everyone that starts training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it becomes an instant goal to attain their blue belt. The blue belt has a mystique to most white belts. That is because blue belts are pretty darn competent at performing Jiu Jitsu. A question that I hear a lot is “what can do I to defeat […]

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Wrist locks have a bad rap in the Jiu Jitsu community. They are seen now, how leg locks were seen a few years ago. They are seen as cheap and dirty. Some even go as far to say that wrist locks do not take any skill to perform. But those people could not be more […]

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There are some take downs that BJJ people say won’t work. Some of those people get the idea that those techniques will only work in other competitions such as Sambo or Judo. But that is ignorance. Every single Judo throw can be adapted for BJJ use. But to many BJJ practitioners have a superiority complex, […]

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The north south position is a submission only position. Since it is a dominant top position, there are no sweeps. It is a position where you can throw some quick and devastating submissions at your opponent. The most well known one is the north south choke, but one of the fastest submissions that you can […]

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One of the more neglected open guard styles is the single leg x guard (SLX). It is often passed over for other open guards such as De La Riva or spider guard. But the single leg x is a fantastic guard. It leads into foot locks and sweeps. For those reasons alone, the single leg […]

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