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Every BJJ player should have at least 5 takedowns & throws in their arsenal.
There are so many to learn and some are better suited to your size, height and body. Here are 42 great takedowns for Gi and No Gi BJJ demonstrated by BJJ black belt Jason Scully. Try them out in training and choose the ones that work best for you and drill to infinity to develop muscle memory.
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Everyone loves a good submission finish in an MMA fight. Grapplers, wrestlers, BJJ specialists, and sometimes even strikers turn to submissions as a means to end a fight. And out of all the submissions, nothing is more devastating than a choke.
Ask any MMA fighter or BJJ practitioner, and they’ll tell you that joint submissions, are much easier to resist than a choke. Unlike a joint submission, a choke challenges the neck strength of one’s opponent, testing him/her until he/she is forced to tap. Because of this possibility, a choke has more potential to end any fight as opposed to a joint submission.
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So you’ve been looking for the secret to becoming a good Jiu Jitsu player? You’ve been wanting that one element required to become a champion? It’s really simple. Mat time. The one element that will improve every aspect of your Jiu Jitsu. Let’s have a look at what and how can be improved by simply increasing mat time.
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By Evolve MMA
Thanks to the rise of MMA, the evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has never been more apparent. As the ultimate testing ground for all martial arts, the need for a no-gi system that was applicable to MMA became even more obvious, especially to 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo. Unlike traditional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu where the use of the gi for attacks is emphasized, 10th Planet focuses on clinching and overhooks, which, Eddie believed, was more suitable for MMA.
The dynamic, highly offensive 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu style of grappling has been adapted and utilized by some of the most exciting BJJ and MMA competitors to date, including ADCC champion Garry Tonon, ONE Superstar Shinya Aoki, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, as well as the Miyao brothers. There’s no doubt that adding 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu to our BJJ arsenal will certainly take our grappling skills to the next level. . . . Read Article . . .
Every martial art begins with real-life combat effectiveness as its top priority. As civilizations evolve and safety concerns diminish, the survival emphasis is replaced by sportive practice, and over time, the art is stripped of its combat effectiveness altogether. Jiu-jitsu has arrived at this critical juncture, and if drastic measures are not taken, it risk suffering the same fate that has negatively affected virtually every other martial art. . . . Read Article . . .
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