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BJJ British Open 2019: A Win, A Loss and A Note for Self-Improvement

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Over a week has gone by since the British Open in Birmingham. Usually, after this time, I am able to think and analyse the positives and the negatives in my performance without being overly emotional and accept the fact that a lot of the time, I make the wrong decisions. 395 more words

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Horseback - Counter to the 2nd scholar of grappling

Folio 45 v. a


This is the counter to the previous play. If someone takes you by the stirrup or the foot, quickly throw your arm around his neck, and in this way you can unhorse him. 249 more words

Fior Di Battaglia

GPP#6: Wrestlemania Aftermath

I know that Wrestlemania 35 was about a month ago, and since that time I really got hooked back into professional wrestling.

For the last month or so I started to watch Wrestlemania 1 and Starrcade 83 to compare the early PPVs with today’s wrestling, so I really got hooked back into old school wrestling. 191 more words

John E Boardman

Grappling - 8th scholar

Folio 7 v. b


This one is a play with a leg throw which is not well assured in grappling. And also, if anyone wants to make the leg throw, they must use force and speed. 280 more words

Fior Di Battaglia

John Wick is making grappling cool in Hollywood

Keanu Reeves is a savage nice guy and a savage hard worker. He puts in the time and effort in these John Wick films and it really shows, here his is drilling with the Machado brothers in preparation for the first film, he would later work with them again for the second film. 358 more words

Martial Arts

Raising the Bar - Strength and Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


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After the Master World Championship in August last year, I hit a really low point in my life and took almost 3 months off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu