Organic T's (T-shirts not teas!) Organic T-shirts? Retro 80s? I agree it's not the most obvious heading but it does make sense really. I was playing with a wacky design for a BJJ T-shirt for myself that was a bit 80s / acid house / cartoon inspired and then considered popping it on an organic … Continue reading Organic Ts And I Try Yoga.
Why Turtle? September 1st arrives and I find myself rolling with two very different individuals. The first is light, very agile, technical and good at surfing me. The second is heavy, strong and less technical but quite a handful to deal with. This caused me to pause for thought as during both rolls I found … Continue reading BJJ Turtle Escape Move Of The Month For September
Welcome to another coffee break BJJ video this one is from Knight Jiu Jitsu. This video has a few things that I haven't seen before, although I am sure many others will have. The video is just over 6 minutes long, hence a wonderful length for a coffee break. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Av4idpYuhVk&feature=push-sd&attr_tag=fB-exO5RAf2zUR-J%3A6 Remember to check out the … Continue reading Coffee Break BJJ – Sweep Chain Submission with Knight Jiu Jitsu
This was one of those moves which I was just playing with and then it dawned on me that I do it in two completely different ways. At a guess you probably do as well, just not thought about it. Here are both of them. Point being, keep your options open! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZNFFH2hpbo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0SRthnG9R8 BUT then … Continue reading Coffee Break BJJ Side Control Armbar / Armlock.
Same Side Armbar Nice and short (2m 30) for that quick cuppa. In the other videos this week we have looked at attacking the far arm. Today we have a video from Almiro Barras on how to attack the nearside arm. Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9duSk5tXNQ A nearside armbar The video today was brought to you with the … Continue reading BJJ Coffee break armbar by Almiro Barras
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu In Coffee Break Size Bites Lachlan Giles produces some great videos where he picks up on those little gems that give you that "Ahhh" moment. Here we are looking at a move we did early in the week (take a look back) where there were some great nuggets of technique. Now add … Continue reading Armbar From Side Control By Lachlan Giles
BJJ With A Coffee And A Biscuit This Brazilian Jiu Jitsu video is just over 7 minutes hence time for a coffee and biscuit while we explore some groovy moves. Pay attention as some finer details are mentioned that might just tighten up your game. This is brought to you courtesy of MMA Leech and … Continue reading Coffee Break BJJ Kimura / Armbar From Side Control
A little detail counts In this short video (less than 3 minutes) Damian Maia and Bernado Faria draw attention to a lovely little nugget of information. In BJJ we often find ourselves in side control and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves attacking the arms with a range of moves. I like this move for it's simplicity … Continue reading Coffee Break Armbar From Side Control
Simple advice It is such a simple concept, and when life gets hectic it may be pushed to one side. The stress can build up in life, the demands on your time get greater. We all need time to reset ourselves and BJJ is great for that. As you roll you can't think about anything … Continue reading Keep Calm And Take Time To Roll
A Guest Writer. I love it when people I roll with interact with the blog, and this is one of those occasions. I'll let Blake tell his own story. Enjoy. Over to Blake This year I turned 37 and I started Brazilian Ju Jitsu classes. It’s a completely new world for me (I’m not counting … Continue reading A View of BJJ From An Over 30 Newbie.