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Back Attacks, BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gabriel Arges, Jiu Jitsu -

Have you heard of Gabriel Arges?  If you haven’t you are missing out, he is one of the top up and coming black belts.  Having already won the adult IBJJF Black Belt World Championships 2x he has the potential to build a legacy.  Under the tutelage of Romulo Barral, multiple time black belt world champion and training with people like Edwin Najmi and Felipe Pena, it is not difficult to see why he has had so much success.  Gabriel is a machine on the mat, he is also one of the most submission oriented fighters there is today. Gabriel is...

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Back Attacks, BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Grappling -

Have you ever heard of the 92 double sleeve guard?  If you haven’t it may be a game changing guard that can take your Jiu Jitsu to the next level.  The 92 double sleeve guard was invented by Jay Wadsworth, he is a black belt and is also a police officer for the NYPD.  Jay is an amazing bjj practitioner and has won several major competitions at the black belt level proving his 92 double sleeve guard effective.  So what is the 92 double sleeve guard?  Why don’t you check out this video below and see for yourself.   Breakdown...

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Back Attacks, BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Jiu Jitsu, Kimura, Kimura Back Take, Kimura Trap, Submissions -

The kimura is often perceived solely as a submission.  In reality, the kimura is so much more.  The grip is extremely powerful and can be used for submissions, sweeps, back takes, passing, and even more than that.  The kimura grip is one of the most versatile positions in bjj. Why do so many people use the kimura grip?  Because it provides so much leverage and opportunity, the kimura grips is an incredible way to control your opponent.  Check out our article “Using the Kimura Grip to Control your Opponent.”  Today, we discuss using the kimura primarily as a back take. ...

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back attacks, bjj;, Jiu Jitsu, JT Torres -

  In the earliest stages of our jiu jitsu training and study, it is easy to become used to thinking about techniques in isolation.  It's in our nature to work to understand all the details of a technique and try to compartmentalize them and move on to the next move.  There is the armbar and there is the triangle and they are two separate techniques.  But as one progresses and the synapses and muscle memory begins to open us and connect us to the bigger picture that is BJJ, we begin to see the interconnection between techniques. The armbar and triangle have some...

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Back Attacks, bjj, Bow & Arrow Choke, Bow and Arrow, Choke, Chokes, Collar Chokes, jiu jitsu -

Knowing how to attack from the back is one of the most important elements of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  If you get to someone’s back you have a massive advantage so it would be a shame not to capitalize on it.  Before learning back attacks, you need to learn how to control the back, if you are still having difficulty with back control check out our article “Take the Back, Keep the Back.” Moving forward, there are many advantages to the gi when it comes to back attacks. It is easier to finish your opponent from the back in the gi...

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