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Using a T-Shirt To Set Up Massive Throws For Self Defense

„There’s no Gi in the streets man, that Jiu Jitsu/Judo stuff wouldn’t work on me.“ How many times have you heard that sentence being uttered? You’ve probably defended the...

The “Overwrap Uki Waza” Is One Of The Easiest Takedowns For BJJ Athletes

Do you struggle with takedowns in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? A lot of BJJ athletes certainly do struggle with this aspect of their game, especially in the gi. If that’s been the case for you as well,...

What’s The Real Difference Between Judo And Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Ground Game?

You might’ve started out training both BJJ and Judo at the same time… Thinking that if you combine the two arts, you will become an unstoppable grappler! But what you didn’t expect...

How Can You Improve Your Takedowns When Training in a BJJ Academy?

If you are an owner and/or a coach in a BJJ academy, it might be the case that your students haven’t done a lot of takedown training up until now. Whatever the reason for that may be, it...

This Is The Simplest Single Leg Variation You’ll Learn – And You’ll Love It

Ah, the Single Leg… We know, we know. You actually do like this takedown technique, even though you suck at it. But you’d still prefer to not be so bad at it, although it is – for...

Yoko Tomoe Nage – The Perfect Judo Throw For BJJ Practitioners

Hey… We get it. Judo throws have never been your “thing” when it comes to BJJ. You’ve never felt comfortable with using them when you roll. Plus, when you face someone whose grips send the:...

This No-Gi Kouchi Gari Variation Is An Easy Takedown Option

You know what they say: the simplest of solutions are often the best of solutions. Be it in life or on the mats. So, if you are having some life or grappling related problems, perhaps it’s time...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Teaches Best Takedown Grips & Drills

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is one of the most dominant Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. His modern approach to the “game” is what inspired many to follow the same tracks;...

This Back Trip Setup is Perfect for Beginners in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Don’t let the complexity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling in general fool you. A lot of times, it won’t be the complicated stuff that will give you the edge in training nor the win at a...

Every BJJ White Belt Has To Know These Takedowns & Throws

There are some techniques that you simply have to know how to do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And those aren’t limited just to Hip Escapes, Armbars, Rear Naked Chokes and similar – but...

Hips & Head Position: The Most Important Judo Lesson You Should Know

There’s scarcely any Jiu-Jitsu athlete who doesn’t want to get good at Judo throws. Everyone wants to be able to send other people flying through the air… But learning how to do so...

Overwrap Uki Waza: One Of The BEST Sacrifice Throws For Jiu-Jitsu

Takedowns and throws don’t come naturally to a lot of Jiujiteiros. To many, they are easier to learn in No Gi… But put them in a Gi scenario, and they’re unaware of what...

You NEED To Know These 5 Split Hip Judo Throws

Hey, you. Yes, you! Know what time it is? No, not for ground work (again); but for leveling up your stand up game… More concretely, your Judo throws! Take on this opportunity and learn 5 split...

This Judo Throw Combination Is The BEST One For BJJ Practitioners

Judo throws are usually less favored than Wrestling throws in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, especially in No Gi. There are two reasons behind this. First of all, Judo is trained, well, in the Gi. And if...

Learn One Of The Best Old School Judo Throws – Te Guruma!

You know the saying: „Old school is the best school!“ And while that may not be true in every single case, it most certainly is the truth in the majority of them; including not just the ground...

Here Are Two Great Ways To Offbalance Your Opponent For A Throw

When you train grappling, there’s a ton of stuff that you have to learn in order to make a technique work. And this doesn’t mean that you just have to understand the way it works, nor...

What’s The One Drill Which Will Improve ALL Of Your Throws?

Be honest with us: are you really comfortable when going for a throw, or could you use a little bit more self-confidence? Just like in other aspects of the BJJ game, throws require you to fully...

Are Judo And Its Techniques Any Good As A Base For MMA At All?

Sure, BJJ may be the best martial art out there – but other ones are great as well! They will teach you self-confidence and control, as well as give you something to become better in. However, all...

Key Details For Setting Up A Perfect Ippon Seoi Nage

The Ippon Seoi Nage is a powerful Judo throw, and it’s often one of the earliest throws that are taught to students. However, just because it’s taught early doesn’t mean that all of...

No Gi Uchi Mata Variations That You Can Use Right Now!

You don’t need a lot of takedowns in your skill-set to feel confident when starting a match from the feet. You simply need to pick a few of them, practice them as much as you can and from as...

Travis Stevens’ Method For Learning Judo Throws At A Faster Pace

Sometimes, learning new techniques can be very confusing. All of those details and variations that make a certain technique work can be difficult to take in all at once; and so you often end up not...

10 Judo Throw Tips That Will Improve Your Technique Greatly

You either love or hate it; but you need Judo training in order to improve your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Plus, if you enjoy those small details that make everything work in Jiu Jitsu, then you should...

Travis Stevens Teaches The Most Powerful (Legal) Judo Throw

Let’s face it: the fact is that you’re probably not practicing and drilling takedowns and throws as much as you should. But, hear us out; what if you could learn the most powerful legal...

BJJ Black Belt Demonstrates How Realistic the Grappling in the Movie ‘Redeemer’

If you’ve seen the movie „Redeemer“ (2014), starring Marko Zaror, you’ve probably seen a lot of action shots that involve grappling skills! But, how realistic is the grappling we see...