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This Month's Expert: Ricardo "Cyborg" Abreu
TECHNIQUE OF THE WEEK
Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu shares some basics on positining in the half guard for nogi grappling. Cyborg then demonstrates a drill he uses for switching sides in the half guard and for recovering the position if lost. After going through these fundamentals he shows us a nice set up for a straight arm lock....WATCH NOW >

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This Month's Expert: Emily Kwok
TECHNIQUE OF THE WEEK
We caught up with this month's expert World Champion Black Belt Emily Kwok on the job at Marcelo Garcia's NYC academy. This week, Emily shares a chained series of techniques from cross side control. She first gives us some details on tightening up the Americana arm lock, then transitioning to a straight arm lock, and finally to an arm bar....WATCH NOW >

Emily Kwok

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Health and Nutrition

10 SUPPLEMENTS EVERY JIU-JITSU FIGHTER SHOULD BE TAKING

Why should I take supplements?
Ever since I began my training in the martial arts I’ve been looking for ways to help my body heal faster, become stronger and perform at its best. This has led me to study strength training, conditioning and in particular, nutrition.

A Jiu-jitsoka puts his body through much more stress than the average individual and is more likely to have deficiencies. We all know of the physical benefits of our training but sometimes we neglect to assess the physical costs. I’ve said it before - Jiu-Jitsu is hard on the body. The amount of vitamins and minerals lost through perspiration and the general taxation on our systems means that we need far more nutrition than the average individual to replenish our reserves and contribute to the repair and growth of our bodies’ tissues. ... READ NOW >

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LIFESTYLE & OPINION Power Play

JUST LET THE JIU-JITSU HAPPEN
zenWarriors living in Feudal Japan often studied Zen as a way to help develop the mindset required to master martial arts. Yagyu Munenori, a swordsman who studied Zen, wrote in his Book of Family Traditions on the Art of War:

Masters of the arts cannot be called adepts as long ... MORE >

 

STRIP, GRIP, HIP
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