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Troll Creek Jiu-Jitszu - Sinkin' Da Hooks THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #072 VIEW NOW >

Since we are featuring Marcelo Garcia this week in the newsletter, the butterfly hooks seemed like a perfect compliment. This cartoon is the first in a series, enjoy!

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Troll Creek Jiu-Jitszu - DLR Sweep with the Tail THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #073 VIEW NOW >

This week the Trolls are taking some practice with a DLR guard sweep (specially modified) in honor of this month's expert, Ricardo De La Riva!

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This Week in Troll Creek - BJJ Weekly #074 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #074 VIEW NOW >

This week in Troll Creek, we practice takedowns and control.

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This Week in Troll Creek - Turtle Sweep THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #075 VIEW NOW >

Troll Creek Jiu-Jitzsu is a cartoon created by Ola Lanteli. He and his son train together, and this started as a fun project for the two of them. Soon there were drawings of troll jiu-jitsu everywhere and Ola started a training blog for the trolls here.

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This Week in Troll Creek - Two on One Controls THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #077 VIEW NOW >

Troll Creek Jiu-Jitzsu is a cartoon created by Ola Lanteli. He and his son train together, and this started as a fun project for the two of them. Soon there were drawings of troll jiu-jitsu everywhere and Ola started a training blog for the trolls here.

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Real Success Begins With a Dream THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #068 VIEW NOW >

Dreams:  Impossibly fragile.  Easily discarded.

In our teens most of us stopped imagining a life of stardom, athletic achievement, or adventure when we decided others were more intelligent or talented or simply had opportunities denied us.  Later, after landing our first real job, the cold weight of responsibility slowly crushed visions of incredible personal success.

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TAKEN BACK: The Transition From Wrestling To BJJ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #066 VIEW NOW >

When I was sixteen, after a night of "Quarters" with some friends in the beach town where I spent my school vacations, I found myself near the dunes with a pretty girl I'd been pining for all summer. After bearing with my fumbling for a half hour or so, she took control of the situation and pushed me to my back, smiling as she closed in.

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Make the Most of Your Training Opportunities THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #069 VIEW NOW >

It’s easy to be tricked into thinking that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. We see people training at beautiful schools, or with celebrity instructors, or with a bunch of world class training partners and think, “I wonder what my jiu-jitsu would be like if I had those opportunities?” But the truth is that almost none of us make the most of the opportunities that we do have.

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Sneak Across the Ocean in Broad Daylight THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #071 VIEW NOW >

Chinese philosophy and science of war has produced many classic works, including the essay The Thirty Six Strategies. This essay was highly influential in both China, and later Japan where many of the strategies were incorporated into the Samurai Bushido.

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Making the Most of Your Training Time - Dan Faggella THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #054 VIEW NOW >

Your instructor and training environment serve an irreplaceable role in developing your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game. Having guidance and structure is integral, especially for the newer students who need to understand the basics.

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