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3 Simple Tips for Taking Notes in BJJ (and Life!)
3 Simple Tips for Taking Notes in BJJ (and Life!)

Effective Note Taking Accelerates Learning: This week, I am going to share a couple tips for taking notes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. By taking your outside-of-class progress into your own hands, you can rapidly accelerate how fast you learn! These ideas can be applied to combat sports or other endeavors…

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Understanding the Guard in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Understanding the Guard in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Breaking Down the Basics of the Guard: This article is primarily written for our Bots and Bots Parents, but it includes information that any BJJ practitioner should do well to know!  I wanted to spend a moment explaining the Guard and Passing the Guard as it relates to Bots Brazilian…

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4 Easy Solutions to Prevent Blisters While Weightlifting
4 Easy Solutions to Prevent Blisters While Weightlifting

Blister Prevention Wear and Tear of the Hands: Perhaps the most troublesome aspect of high repetition swing and snatch training, especially for ladies, is the wear and tear on the hands. Women clients, most particularly, are loathe to develop calluses much less deal with tearing those calluses. While proper hand…

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Bots Martial Arts Update for May
Bots Martial Arts Update for May

Belt Promotion and Movie Night Success! 1) Bots Belt Promotion: On Saturday, many of the Bots came out to demonstrate their improved skills and it showed! We practiced, sparred, and then tested our take downs, guard passes and sweeps. We have been covering a lot of single-leg takedowns, sweeps from…

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3 Simple Tips on Grips and Hooks for Passing Guard
3 Simple Tips on Grips and Hooks for Passing Guard

Grips and Hooks for Playing and Passing Guard: 1) Remember Your Range / Determine the Distance: If you are passing the guard, start your pass before you make contact with your opponent. Use speed and side-to-side movement to get ahead early on the pass. Don't let your opponent entangle you!…

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