Learning jiujitsu is like learning a language. You don’t do it all at once. You learn the smallest, most base elements of a new tongue (an alphabet, words) before you dive in to the whole grand structure. As you get more building blocks — more movements, a larger vocabulary of techniques — your understanding of »
The world is made of probability. If you make consistently good choices, you have much better chances of getting good results. If you make consistently bad choices, you will probably end up getting submitted. Numbers can guide us on what choices are better than other choices. If you ask a human being what the best »
Drilling is central to success in jiujitsu. With an art this detailed, you simply have to repeat the core movements thousands of times to train your body. As Roger Gracie famously advised, you shouldn’t drill a move until you get it right — you should drill until you can’t get it wrong. There are several great »
Seth Shamp was kind enough to film our first in-studio technique video, live at WHUP headquarters! Learn how to arm drag to the back for self defense.
Posted by Dirty White Belt Radio on Wednesday, December 23, 2015
You’d think grip fighting would rank at the top of the “grappling fundamentals” list. When you grapple with someone, you have to grab them, and if they’re wearing clothes, those clothes are an ideal target for said grabbing. Yet when I started jiu-jitsu, I remember my knowledge of grips lagging behind. I don’t want this to »