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365 BJJ Blogs & Journals and Counting

I’m a regular reader of Steve’s blog Click here to launch and recently he’s had an GI design contest which I thought was a great idea. Do any of you guys know of any crazy GI designs I was thinking of getting one made for my new “right sized” GI ??!!!Found a really good site […]

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Buying a GI

There are tons of sites selling GIs – all sort of cuts and designs. Here are my experiences :- 1) My first GI was a mish mash of top and bottom – the top fit ok but the bottoms really were too small around the length if you know what I mean so I ended […]

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Nearly there….

Nearly finished my evening shift – just two weeks to go ……. Haven’t rolled on a mat for over 3 months !!!! Wow – trying to get myself back into BJJ thinking mode….. all this theory and no practice …. talking the talk is one thing but I need to start walking. Never managed to […]

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Sport BJJ has its place but submissions are what you should always be on the look out for. Possibly through a lac of instructor and / or being adviced not to worry about submissions I really let my BJJ down by not having several attacks from the different positions. You need to know how to […]

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Chokes chokes chokes chokes. Once you get the mechanics right you find you can apply them from nearly any position. Understanding a choke and what it consists of can make a big dent in your percentages.. Typically chokes consist of one arm provding the base – or fixed point / arm – and the other […]

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Dreaming BJJ

Can you believe it – I’m getting withdrawal symtoms – dreaming about Brazillian Jujitsu and whooping someone’s butt just ain’t healthy !!!! Anyhow just thinking about submissions from the guard. Come across some great triangle ones that use armdrags and knee pushs to fake your opponent and them WHAM you hit them with the triangle. […]

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The beginning……

Ego ego ego – let’s leave it at the door ….. Everyone always says this but you know it feels good when you win !!!! Been doing a few BJJ drills with the kids – trying stay sharp until training is back on. The kids are loving it …. Looking back at my life in […]

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Lack of training is killing me…

With a thumb injury, and a knee injury and no bjj dojo things are looking dire. I managed to scrape a BJJ blue belt just before my holidays which was great but I now need to ensure my game matches my belt. No more sloppy techniques. I hurt my thumb after falling onto my thumb […]

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