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Finding your Fixed Points in Jiu Jitsu
Finding your Fixed Points in Jiu Jitsu

Happy New Year Bots! 2015 is going to be a BIG year here at Robot! Since we’ve all been so good about staying consistent and keeping those holiday lbs off, we can stay focused on taking our training to the next level this year! No matter your goal, we can…

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Knee on Belly, Turning Featherweights into 300 lb Gorillas
Knee on Belly, Turning Featherweights into 300 lb Gorillas

Coach Drew and Coach T at it again to bring you the last newsletter of the year! Over the last few weeks we’ve been studying the knee on belly position and using it effectively to 1. Control our opponent and 2. Dictate what our opponent does. When your knee on…

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Understanding Grips (Anchors) to Control Torque and Prevent Injuries
Understanding Grips (Anchors) to Control Torque and Prevent Injuries

Learn The Proper Way to Use Grips (Anchors): Hey all! Whether you are training with a gi or without one, grips / anchors are incredibly important. One unfortunate problem students run into is that the improper gripping technique or insistence on holding a particular grip can lead to injury. This…

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Torque: Fixed Points, Twisting For, and Coaching Through
Torque: Fixed Points, Twisting For, and Coaching Through

Torque (Part 2) Hey all! Over the last few weeks, we have introduced a lot of new ideas. Last week, we went over some tips for beginners. You can find a link to that here. Also, as usual, you can find a review of Posture, Anchors and Torque (with an example…

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Torque (Part 3) Cues to Remember During Transitions
Torque (Part 3) Cues to Remember During Transitions

What to remember: Hey all! Over the last few weeks, we have introduced a lot of new ideas. As usual, you can find a review of the previous week's newsletter here. Additionally, this link is the first "index" for the Anchor / Brace / Torque series we have been discussing. Use this link…

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The Application of Torque in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
The Application of Torque in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learning to Master Torque (Part 1): Over the last few weeks, we have been defining and applying ideas such as "Posture," "Bracing," and "Anchoring," among other things. While these ideas are tremendously useful on their own, they create a synergistic effect when we combine them through the application of Torque…

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