Class 2014-05-05: Wristlocks

Wristlocks.  Cheap low percentage submissions, or useful tool in the arsenal?  Both.  Although wristlocks are indeed a low percentage submission much of the time, there are situations where they are quick and don’t require you to risk giving up position.  Wristlocks also can be used as a wedge against a defensive opponent, where the wristlock […]

Class 2014-04-21: Brain Training

There’s a critical component of your jiu-jitsu game that is often under-trained in new students to the art.  We practice submissions, escapes, and other physical moves, while being told when to execute those techniques.  This is an important aspect of your training, but building an understanding of why you do the things you do, as […]