Rickson Gracie 9th-degree red belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie is a Brazilian 9th-degree red belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and a retired mixed martial artist. The legend Rickson Gracie talks about the difference in cultures between the Japanese and Brazilians. We also dive into the critical aspect of learning for this white belt generation, and the JJGF purpose for the progress of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  More...

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Kron GracieTraining with the Meat-Free MMA Fighter
By Peter Soto On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Kron Gracie Training with the Meat-Free MMA Fighter

Kron Gracie He is the son of Rickson Gracie and his grandfather, Helio Gracie. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, into the legendary Gracie family, fighting came second nature to Kron. He followed in his father’s More...

Sideways fall or Yoko Ukemi Technique
By Peter Soto On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Sideways fall or Yoko Ukemi Technique

Yoko Ukemi Technique Teaching a student how to properly fall and not get hurt is really important, unfortunately, is not in the curriculum in many Martial Arts schools. But sooner or later someone will fall and More...

Stephan Kesting
By Peter Soto On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Stephan Kesting

Stephan Kesting is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and has been doing martial arts for over 30 years, he has studied several martial arts as well. He’s the owner of Grapplearts.com and BeginningBJJ.com, he More...

The Forward Shoulder Roll in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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The Forward Shoulder Roll in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

How to do the forward shoulder roll and avoid 3 of the most common mistakes people make. Stephan Kesting explains the most common errors for the rolling forward shoulder roll in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, submission grappling, More...

Ukemi Backward roll
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Ukemi: The Backward roll

Here is a brief video on how to on the backward roll in Jiu Jitsu. Remember how important is to learn how to fall without getting injured, that is why I recommend you to learn and practice this technique.  More...

Side Break Fall in Brazilian Jiu Jitu
By Peter Soto On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Side Break Fall in Brazilian Jiu Jitu

Professor Charles Dos Anjos of Wolfpack BJJ shows how to properly execute a Side Break Fall in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6942155912585676"; google_ad_slot = "5739994233"; google_ad_width More...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Takedowns
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Takedowns

Takedowns These are just a few of the many options you have available in the ground game of takedowns. But is very important to be able to control your opponent and a good takedown is key. These techniques can be More...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Passes
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Passes

Passes Standing Guard Pass Double Knee Standing Pass Double Leg Pass Switchover Half-guard Pass Knee-through Pass Cross Knee-through Pass Shoulder Control Pass Hip/Shoulder Control Pass Overlook Leg Control Pass Basic More...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Escapes
By Peter Soto On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Escapes

Escapes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is like chess, you need to think what to do to be able to move. Once you are in a threat you need to find the right technique to escape and counterattack. Here is a list of escapes you More...