Published On: Tue, Jul 18th, 2017

The Forward Shoulder Roll in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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, Judo and any other kind of Martial Art style. Know how to properly roll will help you avoid injuries.

Being able to learn how to roll is a must for any Martial Arts Practitioner because is another way to protect you from an aggressor if you end up falling. You might be a good striker and can have a good set of techniques you dominate while you are standing, but all those might not work if you fall, so you need to have options and learning the forward shoulder roll is one of them.

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About the Author


Peter A Soto is a Martial Artist with more than 20 years training all kinds of Martial Arts styles such as Kenpo Karate, Japanese Karate, Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Tang Soo Do, Kung Fu, Krav Maga… He is also a Certified High School Teacher in the State of California, he was also a Fulbright Teacher by the Department of Education of the United States of America.