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There is No Spoon: Awareness in BJJ
There is No Spoon: Awareness in BJJ

Hey All! Last month we talked about extension, which is the mechanism through which we can create distance from our opponents. Hopefully you’ve begun to be able to recognize at what place in the positions to create extension and when to use rotation. If you’ve been keeping up with the newsletters, then…

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Extend Yourself Into Better Jiu Jitsu
Extend Yourself Into Better Jiu Jitsu

Hey Bots! We hope you’ve recovered from the craziness of March and caught up on all of the action around the gym! Just to recap, on the Jiu Jitsu side of the mat we had Heather Davis place at the Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championship and receive her Blue Belt…

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Why is Your Spine So Important in Jiu Jitsu?
Why is Your Spine So Important in Jiu Jitsu?

Hey all!  Happy March, Bots! Can you believe we’re already in the third month of the year? Where does the time go? Since the New Year we’ve talked a bit about the fundamental concepts of Jiu Jitsu, namely fixed points and slack. Our resolution was (is) to go through as many of…

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SLACK ATTACK!
SLACK ATTACK!

Hey all! We spend a whole heck of a lot of time talking about torque. How to create it, when to create it, where to place it, why it’s important, etc. Generally, the gist is that we have this stuff called slack and it is ruining our Jiu Jitsu, so we need to…

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