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All About That Sub

I recently purchased “The Grappler’s Handbook” by Jean Jacques Machado, and while I was reading through it, I told my husband that I believed I basically fit the description in it for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, but since he doesn’t train with me at Lincoln BJJ, I thought he was more like a submission grappler (except we usually wear gis in Ethridge class at the dojo). 299 more words


Peaks and Valleys.

In Jiu-Jitsu, a lot of people talk about plateaus. You reach a certain point in your training where you don’t feel like you’re progressing. It happens to the best of us, but I’m going to approach it with a different school of thought. 677 more words


The Darkest Colour.

When we started out in this art, one thing is very clear for the vast majority of us. Getting your black belt isn’t even on the radar. 647 more words


Tyrone Elliot: Open Guard Wizard.

Welcome back to the dark abyss, the cess-pit that is my grapping mind. I haven’t written much of late, because my training has taken a dive into the realms of couch surfing. 1,142 more words


Polaris 2.

It’s been a month since I’ve posted anything. I’ll cut the bullshit, I haven’t had anything interesting to say, or at least publish. I’m still training as frequently as possible, and mixing between Gi and NoGi. 836 more words


Jiu-Jitsu vs Wrestling.

THE GREAT DEBATE (well not really).

The summer months have been unkind. A lot of the people that train Jiu-Jitsu are either off on holidays with their families, or exploring the world in other ways. 649 more words


Gear Review: Red Journey Brand Jiu-jitsu Gi – Black Classic

Today, I’m reviewing the Red Journey brand jiu-jitsu gi in the company’s Black Classic. It’s noted on their site that the gi is IBJJF approved and is priced at $99.00. 748 more words