Saturday, December 5, 2020
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Unlike a performance art or strict science, grappling presents a constantly changing puzzle that needs to be solved in the form of a fully resisting opponent. Much of art and science can be considered an individual pursuit, with the practitioner...
If you’re one of the people who didn’t have any kettle bells or weights at home before the coronavirus outbreak began, you may have found yourself out of luck if you wanted to do anything other than cardio or...
In BJJ, it’s important to be active with your grips. Your hands should always be busy, and if they aren’t, you’re not taking full advantage of your tools. When cross training, there are four main exercises I do to...
Phew. What a week. I’ll get straight to the point: some people have been very surprised to learn that Renzo Gracie tweeted out a quote from infamous Nazi figurehead Heinrich Himmler back in 2012. The tweet has resurfaced, Gracie has claimed that...
Sweep From Half Guard (1) This technique applies where Player 1 (white gi) is locked under pressure in half guard, while Player 2 grabs behind Player 1’s back with his hands locked. (2) Player 1’s left hand grabs the inside of Player...

Preparing For A Fight

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The chain-link fence lining the gym’s wall presses into my back. Pushing forward, I create a mental note of the fences proximity. Jimmy watches impassively, hands moving in constant, small faints. Scars tissue, threatening reminders of his 26 boxing...