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Bernardo Faria, bjj, BJJ Champions, Butterfly Guard, Guard, Guard Passing, Guard Passing Concepts, jiu jitsu, Straight Jacket, Submission, Submission Sequences, Submissions, Tactics, Technique, techniques -

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has one of the toughest learning curves in the world.  Learning bjj is more difficult than learning to swim or ride a bicycle.  Why is this?  It is because there is no preconceived notion of how to grapple, with boxing, or karate, everyone knows how to punch or kick.  Although people may not know how to box or do karate well, they have a preconceived notion of how to punch and kick. In Jiu Jitsu, this does not happen.  It is so unorthodox people have a hard timing improving.  One of the best ways to improve your...

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Back Attacks, Back Control, BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, EBI, Eddie Bravo Invitational, Grappling, Jiu Jitsu, John Danaher, Martial Arts, No Gi, Straight Jacket, Submission Wrestling, Submissions -

If you are a fan of the submission only scene, then more then likely you have watched at least one of the Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) tournaments. And if you’ve watched those tournaments, then you have seen three competitors from the same team win over and over. Those competitors are Eddie Cummings, Gordon Ryan and […]

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Arm Trap, Back Attacks, BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, EBI, Grappling, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts, Straight Jacket, Submission Grappling, Submission Wrestling, Submissions, Training -

Anyone that trains in Jiu Jitsu knows how tough it is to finish a rear naked choke on any person that has been doing it for awhile. The defenses of a good Jiu Jitsu student can make a back take turn into a stalemate position. But the back position should be only feared by the […]

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