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This is a question that came up last week after class.  We were discussing the compliment--"that person is so technical", or "you are very technical".  It's a very nice compliment and many Jiu Jitsu practitioners aim to be more technical as they see a connection...

NVBJJ Calendar - JUNE2015 Get ready for the positional chapter, which is the Back for the entire month of June. We will be looking at taking the back, controlling and maintaining the back, finishing from the back. On the defensive end we will be studying avoiding...

Tonight we went over BBS1 Lesson 3 Suprise Elbows. a. Neck Hug Variation Indicator: Opponent neutralizes the Elbow Escape by hugging your neck. Essential Detail: Simultaneous implementation of all Trap and Roll components. Most Common Mistake: Weak initial Elbow Escape attempt. c. Forearm Choke Variation Indicator: Opponent neutralizes your Elbow Escape...