The Iron Maiden Back Control System is the brainchild of Professor Matt Darcy (co-founder of the Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu system).

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Want better hips, back, shoulders, and knees? When your joints are healthier, your training is better, and you want to train for a long time. Samantha Faulhaber, Gracie Humaita black belt and brown belt Pan Am Champion, has launched a site for Jiu-Jitsu athletes looking to improve their mobility by taking a mindful, joint-by-joint approach to build a more complete picture of where opportunities lie.

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This is a fundamental drill that you must learn in order to get to have a good Reverse De la Riva guard. Watch the official instructional series at Digitsu.

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This article by Gianni Grippo provides the reader with a fascinating look into his mindset and techniques for maximizing time during a productive drilling session. If you enjoy this article please go to www.giannigrippo.com for about this amazing athlete and an equally amazing person's life.

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Hybrid guards are creative and sometimes individualized to the athlete, that’s why these type of guards are so tricky to deal with. In 2009, Alliance Black Belt Tarsis Humphreys introduced his lasso/deep-half/turtle hybrid guard to the Jiu Jitsu community by sweeping Braulio Estima at that year's Abu Dhabi World Pro Tournament and capturing first place in both his weight division and the absolutes.

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Spider guard sweep to back take to standing bow & arrow to RNC # NajmiStyle

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The Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt "Blues"
Published on by Erin Herle

It’s a fact that many jiu jitsu drop outs are blue belts. Why this belt instead of white, purple, brown or even black belt— the end of the road for promotions? Many will tell you it’s the most frustrating belt and it’s the belt of discovery and that it’s the mark of a serious commitment.

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Bruno Frazatto - Building A Dream
Published on by Charlie

Bruno Frazatto is considered one of the best Featherweights in BJJ history. In this documentary, we spent a day with this Jiu Jitsu legend as he dedicates his time building his dream one step at a time. Additionally, Bruno talks about his training history with Roberto Godoi, Leozinho Vieira, Ramon Lemos at Atos, the Mendes brothers and finally with Andre Galvao at Atos San Diego.

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