Many of you saw Jimmy Pedro coaching his athletes at this years Summer Olympics. Jimmy is the real deal and from the feet he is one of the best in the world. Jimmy shows us a firemen's carry this week and demonstrates it both Judo style and also with a little less impact for us BJJ guys. Practice it and make it your own.
In this episode of Judo for Jiu Jitsu, Dan Simmler shows us one of his favorite basic takedowns.
Sometimes when working takedowns with a very defensive opponent, it can be difficult to execute a throw successfully. Jimmy Pedro shows us some great simple trips that will work well against a tight stand up player.
Jimmy Pedro, 4x Olympian and US Olympic Judo coach shares some of the key grip fighting strategies used by top Judo players. Pedro says grips are one of the most important aspects of Judo because even a less skilled player can win a match by achieving superior grips.
4x Olympian and US Olympic Judo team coach Jimmy Pedro shares a very nice body drop or Tai Otoshi technique with some potential modifications for the jiu jitsu game.
All Jiu-Jitsu matches start from standing, but at a lot of schools rolling starts from the knees. Some traditional Judo throws and take downs can be extremely effective and put you in a better position than pulling guard if completed successfully. In this episode of Judo for Jiu-Jitsu Jimmy Pedro, 4x Olympian and coach of the US Olympic Judo team shares a really nice technique that you can put to work in your game.