This Week in Class: Breaking opponent balance from closed guard

Attacks from guard Now, in order to perform these techniques the key is to surprise the opponent. If they know what is coming, they will be able to counter it. Points to consider: • Keep your attacks a surprise • Keep your hip off the ground, you can get more leverage this way • Sweep happens by Read more

Details to closed guard choke

More details to attack from guard This basic cross choke from guard is very effective, but needs careful attention to details in order to perform the attack successfully. Points to consider: • Always surprise your opponent • Avoid giving clear signs what you are about to do (for example, taking a deep grip from the collar Read more

Beginners guide for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Starting bjj can be an overwhelming experience. So whether you are just beginning your journey or perhaps helping out a friend whos´s just starting his or hers training ,this guide is for you. 1. Putting on your Gi Your gi is your armour,be sure to keep it clean and in good condition. Be sure to Read more

Basics 101: Packing your GI the right way

Basics 101, packing your GI. you easily save some space in your training bag, plus keep your gis in good order even at home. Read more

Basics 101: Tying your GI pants

Basics 101, how to tie your pants so it stays tied. Instead of tying the knot on the side, it can also be done to the front. By making a double-knot, it will also stay tied. Read more