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I've learned both methods in judo, BJJ, and karate. Tucking the bottom leg makes for smoother rolls and stand-ups after the fall, but makes little sense if one cannot roll and is just trying to best take the impact. It is also suboptimal for rolling if one's opponent is still latched on. Keeping the bottom leg mostly straight is good for stopping the ...


According to Wikipedia, it was introduced to the UK by Edward William Barton-Wright in 1898.


The kimura, omoplata, and barataplata are all attacks on the shoulder. The end result is the same but they apply the attack in different ways. I'll do my best to describe each attack below, but these descriptions would make a lot more sense if you accompany each one with an image of the attack (probably just a quick google image search would be good enough)...


Baratoplata and Kimura hurts the same joints and area Shoulder. It means both submissions are to same result but with different variations. In the same way of the Arm bar/arm lock. This submission hurts the elbow and could be apply for guard, mount, back, inverse and also from inside the my opponent guard (not usual) The history of Kimura: The kimura ...


For a judo perspective on falling technique (ukemi), the best place to start is the formal throwing techniques (nage-no-kata), where the most emphasis is placed on falling details. For forward rolling falls (zempo kaiten), there are two basic possibilities: You cannot roll and stand up, as in the nage-no-kata fall for tsurikomi goshi. You may be ...


A crossface is a way to gain positional control of an opponent while working from side control (side control is also called cross side or side mount). The gist of it is that you are driving shoulder pressure into the chin of your opponent to mitigate his/her mobility. More specifically, using a crossface helps prevent your opponent from turning toward you so ...


I can't comment as a new user, but this technique is IBJJF legal for everyone except kids under 12. The banana split is usually reached fom the Truck, but there is a lot in common between it and the Electric chair submission. If you watch the last match between Eddie and Royler, Eddie gives a textbook exhibition of the Electric Chair.


It doesn't sound like it's an issue with this school, but some schools require that students only wear certain colors, such as white. If you want a gi other than white and you plan on occasionally training at other schools, especially while traveling, it's a good idea to have a white gi to wear so you don't cause any problems at the host school.


Crossface has no translation in bjj. It is a position when you force the head of your opponent to one side using your forearm or shoulder on the face of him. This position could be from side control, half guard, back, mount and defense of take down. Crossface is very common nowadays to protect the single leg. When your opponent attack your leg. Using the ...

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