For the first time ever I am traveling to Canada to teach the Jiu Jitsu I learned from the man himself, Rickson Gracie.
There are only two seminars and space is limited at both venues so register asap to reserve your spot. This will be my first trip to Canada to teach and I’m really excited […]
Why “the back” position is not as good as most people think in MMA or for fighting.
Many consider “the back” position the most dominant position in all of jiu-jitsu and are willing to give up any position to take the back. “The Back” is considered by many the golden position, a place where we all […]
“The training is all in your mind!”
For a long time in my training like most people I always thought I had to train with the best and the toughest guys to improve and get better. Then one day after talking with Rickson I realized my strategy for how to get the most out of my […]
The details are in the deep understanding of Jiu Jitsu.
People ask me a lot of times for advice on how to improve quicker at jiu-jitsu. I was one of fastest black belt under Rickson Gracie. I started training in 1995 and within 6 months I had my blue belt. A year and a half after […]
I remember one of my first exposures to Jiu-Jitsu was watching Royce Gracie fight in UFC 1 back in 1993 (a few months before that I had seen an old grainy vhs copy of a copy of Gracie in Action 1 and 2 so I knew who the Gracie family were and who Royce was). […]
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It was about 100 different Self Defense techniques that Rickson wanted to make sure were not forgotten in Gracie Jiu Jitsu. But the crazy part is with […]
I got asked this question the other day and I really had to put quite a bit of thought into it. I’ve had zillions of breakthroughs in training just like everyone else. Sometimes it relates to a specific technique, a way to escape, a moment something is available to attack or just a concept and […]