In BJJ when is it okay to smash someone?

photo: Lachlan McAdam Photography When is it okay to smash someone in Jiu Jitsu? Is it okay, period? First of all smashing someone in BJJ means going hard (like Beast mode) with them, basically kicking their butt in grappling, perhaps in a brutal manner. Some people believe smashing can occur to teach a person a…

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Competing against your teammate in Jiu Jitsu. Would you?

In many circles of Jiu Jitsu there are what are called close outs. It means the teammates whop make it to the finals together do not compete against one another. They may even flip a coin to see who wins. Or they have a match that is basically fake where you determine the winner beforehand.…

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Making space on the mat for upper belts

This is a common occurrence in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. When I trained in Brazil many times I found this to be the norm. In the states I feel it is fairly prevalent. Yet when I made this article right here [Giving respect to upper belts] a few months ago that was very similar about calling…

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The Gerbi Choke

This choke has captured the BJJ world’s attention for good reason. This match features Yarden Gerbi (ISR) v. Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) in the world championships a few years back. ALSO SEE: The Buggy Choke Developed by a white belt Oss, Ken Primola author of BJJ Intelligence

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What Happens When A Black Belt Pretends To Be A White Belt

What Happens When A Black Belt Pretends To Be A White Belt. Alex Vamos seen here in this funny event. Take a look below: Oss, Ken Primola author BJJ Grip Game

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250 pound Football player challenges BJJ Black Belt to grappling match

Football player said he’s too big and strong for Jiu-Jitsu to work on him. We all know how this ends up. Check it below: Oss, Ken Pirmola author of BJJ Grip Game

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Solo Drills For Grappling & Functional Mobility

From Knight Jiu Jitsu: “Here are some functional mobility drills that are particularly useful for grappling movements based off of those common in bjj and wrestling. Minimal to no equipment is needed, making these drills easy to do almost anywhere, anytime. No particular order is necessary and you can mix and match and combine these…

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13 Celebrities who do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Let’s take a look at 13 celebrities who train Brazlian Jiu Jitsu. If you know of others please list them below in the comments section. 1. Anthony Bourdain is a well-known Chef who is on Television and travels all over the world. Anthony trains at Renzo Gracie’s academy. 2. Ashton Kutcher Ashton Kutcher has been…

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