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I like to sprawl my arms and body right out, this means when your partner cannot shift you as your body is sprawled all over him. Also make sure your feet are touching and not grape vining.
Elbow Knee escape Roy dean has some great techniques for escaping the mount! check out his blue belt reqs dvd
Just roll, it's as simple as that. The more you do it the better! Matt Thornton Head of SBG once said he holds an hour class of rolling where no one is allowed a rest or drink of water. I've been doing this for about a year, it has massively helped my endurance and my skills as I cannot rely on power or speed.
Two hands in at all times no matter what and shrimp your way out. Don't push with your hands. The position is similar to the thai clinch. This has saved me from being subbed from black belts so many times!
In Brazilian jiu-jitsu with a gi you wear the funny Asian pajamas. In no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu you wear shorts and usually a t-shirt or rash-guard top. You can grab onto the funny pajamas but you can't grab onto any clothes in no-gi. The gi absorbs sweat, adds friction, and provides a wide variety of grips to choke, throw, and control from. Often the ...
New user and first time poster here so please correct me if I am out of line. One factor I don't believe was addressed was being able to tell if someone is going out from BEHIND. An example would be and bow and arrow choke where your training partner may have both hands in the collar attempting to defend. In this case it may appear and feel as if he is ...
Put a 3 inch vertical handle on five gallon bucket. Each day fill it with a bowl of water and lift with fingers from floor to chest for 15 minutes with each hand. In three months your hands will be three times stronger. After using water, repeat the process with sand, and then with lead. If you can lift a full bucket of lead, you can actually control any man ...
From my experience of training BJJ, I've found that this kind of 'sprint' training does help, but nothing is as beneficial as regular training and rolling. Try to relax when rolling and concentrate on breathing. If you hold your breath when rolling you'll, obviously, run out and gas.
Forget about all the fancy techniques like chokes, sweeps, locks, armbars, etc. As a blue belt you are expected to know how to survive and not do stupid things such as pushing the person off you when mounted. Survival, that is all.
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