Tactics RSS

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...

Read more

back take, Back Takes, Berimbolo, Bjj, jiu jitsu, Kiss of the Dragon, sweeps, Tactics -

When becoming a guard player, it is crucial to have a wide arsenal of attacks from different guards.  One of the most important elements to becoming a tricky guard player is learning back takes from the guard.  Learning back takes from the guard is a must for guard players.  Back takes just refers to a move that leads you directly to the back.   Some very famous back takes from guard are the berimbolo, the kiss of the dragon, and the half guard under hook back take. All three of these are great moves to incorporate into your guard game. The...

Read more

50/50 Guard, De La Riva Guard Sweeps, Double Leg, kimura, Single Leg Takedown, Sit Up Guard, sweep, sweeps, Tactics, Takedown, Takedowns -

Takedowns are one of the biggest parts of grappling. In Jiu Jitsu, they are not emphasized as much because of the guard pull.  There is a common misconception with takedowns.  People assume takedowns are only necessary for getting your opponent down from a standing position.  People assume that take downs are only part of the standing aspect of bjj and are only utilized when both opponents are standing. Take downs are primarily used from standing but enhancing your take downs will also assist you with your guard game. How will take downs help your guard?  They will give you more...

Read more

BJJ, BJJ Champions, BJJ Training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Grappling, Guard, Guard Passing, Inspiration, Jiu Jitsu, Leandro Lo, Passing, Spider Guard, Tactics -

There are few who display the potential of modern jiu jitsu like Leandro Lo.  The Cicero Costha black belt is considered by many one of the pound for pound kings of jiu jitsu because of his ability to win in whatever weight class he enters and his ability to put on strong showings in absolute […]

Read more