Henry Akins is the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15 years. Akins became the head instructor or “Professor” at the Rickson Gracie Academy from 2005 to 2008 before resigning due to a back injury.
Akins has recently released an instructional website called Hidden Jiu-Jitsu where for the first time ever, he reveals the secret details that nobody outside of the Gracie family has been taught.
Inflexible? Unflexible? Non-Flexible? Whatever you call it… In this video we talk about some ways that you can still excel in Jiu-Jitsu even if you are NOT flexible.
To help us out, our Dr Jits is well known Rickson Gracie Black Belt Henry Akins. Known on the jiu-jitsu seminar circuit as the guy who blows minds everywhere he goes, he’s the perfect guy to help us with the flexibility dilemma.
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Henry Akins offers excellent advice on how to develop an effective open guard when you are non-flexible.
How To Survive The Rough & Tumble World Of BJJ – As A White Belt From Someone Who Has Been There – Elite Black Belt Joel Bouhey.
- Learn the RIGHT way to escape one of the worst positions in the world with black belt Joel Bouhey’s master class in escaping from the full mount, the hand in collar, the back etc..
- Every white belt has to spend time learning how to survive and escape on the mats before they can learn offense.
- Now with Joel’s help, you can fly through that annoying beginners phase as fast as possible with the right knowledge and techniques on how to stay safe and get out reliably.