Last night during the Crossroads BJJ Fundamentals class we worked on our submissions from the guard position. The guard is what separates Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from other martial arts. In the early days of the UFC Jiu-Jitsu gave Royce Gracie the ability to fight off of his back which is something almost nobody had seen outside […]
Groton CT Jiu jitsu
Last night during our BJJ Team Training class at Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-jitsu we continued adding techniques to our Kimora system. In BJJ having options is never a bad thing, as our overall goal is to develop a set number of options we can execute at the correct time. If you do not have enough options […]
In BJJ it is always Position before submission! This means that before you can attempt a submission you must put your opponent in a position where they can not hurt you. In last nights Jiu-Jitsu class we focused on controlling the fight from the side control position. We spent the class alternating between drilling […]
Last night during our team training class we continued our study of the Triangle choke. The triangle is a strangulation submission where you use your legs and your training partners shoulder to reduce blood floor through the carodid arteries. The reduced blood flow will cause a person to feel sleepy and eventually fall asleep. The […]
Congratulations to Bryan for his Double Gold Performance at NAGA last month! Bryan has been working hard on his Jiu Jitsu at Crossroads In New London County and on his Wrestling in Groton for Fitch High School! Hard work pays off! Congratulations Bryan!