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Fundamentals or Advanced Jiu-Jitsu?

Published by : site-admin on August 3, 2018 Category : Events,News.

“Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise” Through my travels I have visited a number of different jiu-jitsu academies and observed many different students learning and practicing the art of jiu-jitsu. A very common continue reading...

Come learn Open Guard at Gracie Barra Jitsu

Published by : site-admin on July 25, 2018 Category : Events,News.

GB Learning : Open Guard Styles This week on Gracie Barra Blog we are going to look at 5 different styles of open guard that intermediate to advanced jiu-jitsu students should be training. Depending on your body type, your personal continue reading...

The 4 Most Common Jiu-Jitsu White Belt Problems

Published by : site-admin on July 12, 2018 Category : Events,News.

This week’s Gracie Barra Technique post is for the first year white belt students. In your first year of training jiu-jitsu there are some very common technique problems that are shared by most students. Getting caught under side control? You continue reading...

GB Learning : Tournament Guard Passing

Published by : site-admin on June 27, 2018 Category : Events,News.

Learn to Guard Pass for your next competition Observe all of the different divisions at a bjj tournament and it doesn’t take long to see just how many matches come down to passing and defending the guard. The majority of continue reading...

3 Tips to improve your Jiu-Jitsu Guard

Published by : Robert Goodloe on June 21, 2018 Category : Events,News.

Practicing the Jiu-Jitsu Guard Game. Since 50% of your training time in jiu-jitsu you will be working from the bottom, your guard is super important. The sophistication of the jiu-jitsu guard position is the most significant difference between jiu-jitsu and continue reading...

Mental Preparation For Competition

Published by : site-admin on April 4, 2018 Category : Events,News.

The time before a major competition is when the athletes sharpen their skills, push their level of physical conditioning and look to strategies for the matches. The physical part of preparation is important, but many experienced competitors also point out continue reading...