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Training Journal from Two Years Ago: Stand Up, Ankle Pick, Ankle Lock

This is a Catch Wrestling Drill I learned from Billy Robinson. It is the counter to the Stand Up he taught me.

Sam Kressin


I’ve been here before. It’s the bi-annual grading for Origin Jiu-Jitsu. Celebrating the North East and beyond. It’s a chance for the teams in Newcastle, Darlington and Dundee to come together, meet up, chat shit, have a laugh and a bit of an inter-club scuffle. 2,379 more words



Every so often it’s good to reflect on where you’re going, what you’re doing, and whether it’s the right thing or not. In this case, it most certainly is not. 782 more words


Jamie Hughes battles to a draw at Super15

On Saturday night, BJJ brown belt and Cardiff BJJ coach, Jamie Hughes, traveled down to Bournemouth to compete in a submission only competition. The contest was scheduled for one fifteen minute round and was to take place in the gi. 70 more words


Bastard Injuries.

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, they* say that most injuries occur during your white and blue belt years. The reason for this is because you’re green to the sport. 419 more words


Why are you not watching BJJ Hacks right now!?!

What do you mean you have never heard of BJJ Hacks!?!

I love to watch jiu jitsu videos, I mean I really really really love to watch them. 61 more words


The Good, the bad, and the ugly of the Eddie Bravo Invitational 3 (EBI3)

Yesterday (Sunday the 22nd) was the third installment of the Eddie Bravo Invitational, which is a submission only invitational tournament.I streamed the event live (thanks budovideos!) last night and was thinking about it again today. 501 more words