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Brazilian Jiu jitsu Belt Rank System (IBJJF)


“How long does it take to get a blue belt in jiu jitsu?” I know you’ve heard that question – or at the very least, some manifestation of it…i.e. sacrifice “blue” for “purple”, “brown” or “black” belt. Well, you can

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Brazilian Jiu jitsu Belt Rank System (IBJJF)


“How long does it take to get a blue belt in jiu jitsu?” I know you’ve heard that question – or at the very least, some manifestation of it…i.e. sacrifice “blue” for “purple”, “brown” or “black” belt. Well, you can

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Jiu Jitsu (In a neck-shell)


Someone in class has been consistent in asking me about submissions.  For the last two weeks it has been, “I need more submissions”.  I insure them that needing more submissions probably isn’t the case.  They disagreed so we rolled.  After

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Jiu Jitsu (In a neck-shell)


Someone in class has been consistent in asking me about submissions.  For the last two weeks it has been, “I need more submissions”.  I insure them that needing more submissions probably isn’t the case.  They disagreed so we rolled.  After

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Tap Semi-Early and Extremely Often


You’ve heard it thousands upon millions of times, “tap early, tap often”, but how much of that goes into one ear and right out the other?  How many times do you start rolling and get exhausted because you were trying

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Tap Semi-Early and Extremely Often


You’ve heard it thousands upon millions of times, “tap early, tap often”, but how much of that goes into one ear and right out the other?  How many times do you start rolling and get exhausted because you were trying

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“The Art of War” …In Terms of Jiu Jitsu


For those that don’t know, The Art of War is a book by Sun Tzu that has endured many translations and is used as a reference in many countries for senior managers of companies.  The reason for this is that

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“The Art of War” …In Terms of Jiu Jitsu


For those that don’t know, The Art of War is a book by Sun Tzu that has endured many translations and is used as a reference in many countries for senior managers of companies.  The reason for this is that

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Behring Jiu Jitsu Progressive Guard Reference


Hidden Valley MMA is getting big.  More people have been there longer and they’re getting close to their next belts.  While life definitely gets in the way, it’s very difficult to teach the progressive guard without constant attendance, so I

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Behring Jiu Jitsu Progressive Guard Reference


Hidden Valley MMA is getting big.  More people have been there longer and they’re getting close to their next belts.  While life definitely gets in the way, it’s very difficult to teach the progressive guard without constant attendance, so I

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Advice From The Best Samurai Ever


When asking yourself, “Who is the greatest Samurai ever?” there is only one answer – Miyamoto Musashi, he is widely regarded as the best Samurai that has ever lived.   Not including any wars, he is believed to be undefeated in challenges

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Advice From The Best Samurai Ever


When asking yourself, “Who is the greatest Samurai ever?” there is only one answer – Miyamoto Musashi, he is widely regarded as the best Samurai that has ever lived.   Not including any wars, he is believed to be undefeated in challenges

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Some Random Jiu Jitsu Tips For Your Game


Jiu Jitsu borders steak and tits on my list of things that I think are awesome.  I’ve come to the reality that black belts won’t give away secrets that they’ve spent years discovering from thousands of hours of rolling.  They

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Some Random Jiu Jitsu Tips For Your Game


Jiu Jitsu borders steak and tits on my list of things that I think are awesome.  I’ve come to the reality that black belts won’t give away secrets that they’ve spent years discovering from thousands of hours of rolling.  They

How To Beat A Stronger Opponent


Everyone has heard that Jiu Jitsu is the art the levels the playing field between big and small people.  If you’re into BJJ, you’ve also heard an argument that’s something like, “Well, if you both know jiu jitsu, the advantage goes back to

How To Beat A Stronger Opponent


Everyone has heard that Jiu Jitsu is the art the levels the playing field between big and small people.  If you’re into BJJ, you’ve also heard an argument that’s something like, “Well, if you both know jiu jitsu, the advantage goes back to

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The Difference Between Blue Belt And Purple In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


There is a difference between blue and purple belts…a big one.  Being a fresh purple belt, I can’t tell you what it’s like to be a purple just yet, but I know what made me one…flow and confidence. As a

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The Difference Between Blue Belt And Purple In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


There is a difference between blue and purple belts…a big one.  Being a fresh purple belt, I can’t tell you what it’s like to be a purple just yet, but I know what made me one…flow and confidence. As a

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

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Master Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar (Hidden Valley MMA)


Well, this past April 26-29, 2012 was the seminar with Master Sylvio Behring and our belt grading with Hidden Valley MMA.  I have to be honest and say that I’ve only missed one seminar with Master Sylvio since picking up BJJ, and

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Master Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar (Hidden Valley MMA)


Well, this past April 26-29, 2012 was the seminar with Master Sylvio Behring and our belt grading with Hidden Valley MMA.  I have to be honest and say that I’ve only missed one seminar with Master Sylvio since picking up BJJ, and

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

REACT TO ME!

My Favorite Choke: The Okuri-Eri-Jime (Bow and Arrow to you Jiu Jitsu cats)


Ok, so check this out, compliments of The Human Weapon: This is the Okuri-Eri-Jime.  It’s my favorite choke.  Note the grey guy with his left leg over the other grey guy’s waist.  Also note the expression on the grey guy’s face. 

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My Favorite Choke: The Okuri-Eri-Jime (Bow and Arrow to you Jiu Jitsu cats)


Ok, so check this out, compliments of The Human Weapon: This is the Okuri-Eri-Jime.  It’s my favorite choke.  Note the grey guy with his left leg over the other grey guy’s waist.  Also note the expression on the grey guy’s face. 

Here Comes The Purple (Uh-oh!)


So here’s the formula: 1 year = 52 weeks/2 = 104 weeks/ 2.5 years = 130 130 weeks x 4 hours per week (4 hours being the bare minimum for sake of the formula) = 520 hours 520 hours…that’s my

Here Comes The Purple (Uh-oh!)


So here’s the formula: 1 year = 52 weeks/2 = 104 weeks/ 2.5 years = 130 130 weeks x 4 hours per week (4 hours being the bare minimum for sake of the formula) = 520 hours 520 hours…that’s my

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu. At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu. At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just