Usagi Yojimbo and the BJJ Black Belt

****This is a re-post of a blog i wrote over 4 years ago, for my old blog at Dig Deep Brazilan Jiu Jitsu, but it's about a samurai rabbit, so how could it NOT be relevant? ¬† Now to be fair, I haven't had my black belt for long, so I'm certainly not saying that¬† … Continue reading Usagi Yojimbo and the BJJ Black Belt

4 Shin Hybrid Guard Attacks: Ten Sec Techs Part 3

Part 3 of the Ten Sec Techs series brings us...Shin to Shin! I started playing with this after watching a lot of womens black belt matches at the worlds one year, and the non-stop aggressive attacks from Michelle NIcolini.  She uses primarily a spider/shin hybrid to great effect, sweeping and submitting with high percentages. I … Continue reading 4 Shin Hybrid Guard Attacks: Ten Sec Techs Part 3

4 Inverting Back Escapes and Attack Transitions: Ten Sec Techs part 2

OK! Part 2 of my Ten Sec Tech Instagram technique gathering blog posts. This time around we'll be focussing on a little doozy that my BJJ buddy and training partner, Curt Malin found working off of a turtle sweep.  So of course after discovery we tried to figure out how many things we could do … Continue reading 4 Inverting Back Escapes and Attack Transitions: Ten Sec Techs part 2

7 Reverse Triangles: The Ten Sec Techs

  Over the next little while I'll be grouping some of my Instagram video techniques (#tensectechs) into blog posts. My intent with these was to inspire creativity and hopefully spark a back and forth with other practitioners, and mainly...to be brief.  If it wasn't something that someone was interested in fitting into their game, they didn't … Continue reading 7 Reverse Triangles: The Ten Sec Techs