Have you ever faced someone in training who just had a knack for getting out of bad spots?
You’d catch them in situations that you wereÂ sureÂ you would be able to finish themÂ in, like a tight armbar or a deeply-sunk rear-naked choke, but no matter what, they would find a way out.
The most important hour of practice is the that you can get the most number rolls in, against training partners of equal or greater levels of skill than you.
In fact, I would prescribe a couple hours of open mat a week as the perfect low-time-investment training plan for your typical grappler balancing jiu-jitsu with work, school and family life.
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Having an offensive sequence allows you to â100-to-0â your opponent. Skip toÂ 1:44Â to see what I mean:
Continue reading The Power of Having an Offensive Sequence in Grappling
Iâm going to introduce this blog with an idea I have on the nature of offense and defense in jiu-jitsu and what makes a submission work.
When I first started training, I was messing around with techniques from everywhere just like everyone else. Iâd watch something on youtube, try it out the next day, then if that didnât work, Iâd try something else, and on and on and onâ¦