How can I improve teaching forward and flip (kote gaeshi and sumi otoshi for those that know what it looks like) breakfalls? I have been teaching those for a while and students do pick them up and ...
Do all schools of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) come from the same original source? Or did some come down different path ways and hop on to the BJJ marketing wagon?
In North America, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practice and instruction is quite different from what is found in schools of Jiu-Jitsu that describe themselves as Japanese. Are the two martial arts still ...
I am relatively tall - when practicing many Jiu-Jitsu throws I am frequently given the advice to "bend my knees more" or to "get lower". When I really focus I find this is very effective ...
I find it quite tricky to maintain a closed guard as I shortish legs, I find that its not that hard for someone to break it open. Is there any good advice on how to keep a good closed guard if you ...
Whats the difference between Ju-jutsu and Jiu-jitsu? In Sweden we only have Ju jutsu and i have notice that in USA thay have both Ju jutsu and Jiu-jitsu and it looks like the same thing.
First a little background here, I've done Karate for 7 years and quit some years back because of reasons I won't discuss here. In either case I have all this experience build up and recently met ...
I've been doing some serious thinking on WHY i am doing martial arts. Can't get it out of my mind and that's all i've been thinking about. This all happened after a trip to Japan and Australia with ...