How To Do the Estima Lock in BJJ

Here is Stephen Kesting with Rob Biernacki breaking down the Estima Lock for us. Check it out below: I hope you enjoyed this. For more leglocks check out our ebook here. Oss

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5 Bad Habits Jiu Jitsu Helps You Quit

Jiu Jitsu has a done a great deal of help for many people’s lives. We all know this because the phrase is “Jiu Jitsu Saved My Life.” But let’s get down to exactly what in particular it has helped. 1. Tobacco Many people have stopped smoking on a count of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I never…

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5 Steps To Becoming A Competent Jiu Jitsu Instructor

A lot of people wish to become a Jiu Jitsu Instructor one day. Let’s take a look 5 steps or skills to becoming a competent Jiu Jitsu instructor. 1. Passion You must have passion to learn Jiu Jitsu. If you are just going through the motions it’s likely not going to work out. You don’t…

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Sport vs Self Defense Jiu Jitsu: Which makes you better prepared?

I know what you are thinking. Why even ask this question? Well, it seems to me, after reading comments on a daily basis that when I post videos or talk about subjects related to sport Jiu Jitsu there are always a lot of comments saying “well, i do Jiu Jitsu for self defense.” Or “what…

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Should we be talking about how to train with women?

No matter what gender you are have you ever had an awkward moment when you are training Jiu Jitsu with someone of the opposite sex? This made me wonder is there a different code of conduct when rolling with the opposite sex. Should there be or should we just treat everyone the same? If you…

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Top 10 Jiu Jitsu Pet Peeves

Jiu Jitsu can and should be fun, but it can also be stressful if you get annoyed by one of these pet peeves below. Let’s hear from you and what your pet peeves are. Here is a summary of 10 of them: 1. People who roll like it’s the world finals We all know the…

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If you do well in BJJ should you then do MMA?

A lot of Jiu jitsu fighters back in the day would assuredly transition to MMA from BJJ. This is still occurring but not necessarily in droves as it once was. Why not? Well, MMA is a hard transition on the body and if you strictly do Jiu Jitsu the cross over is very difficult. Although…

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3 Reasons To Train No Gi Leglocks Even If You Train In The Gi

Leglocks are becoming a common trend in No Gi submission grappling ,especially with the emergence of stars like Gordon Ryan and Garry Tonon coming out of the Danaher Death Squad lead by coach John Danaher in new York. Some people who train mainly in the Gi still are not very familiar with heelhooks. This is…

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