November Catch-Up

Whilst I love writing articles for my readers sometimes other people say things just a little bit better than me! Or at least are better placed to say them! So here’s my round-up of the blog, stories and articles you might have missed of the month or so.


Where should I grip in BJJ? Grip Fighting 101 -Part Time Grappler – Liam (the part time grappler) hasn’t blogged in a while so I pleased to spot a new post exploring the concepts being a sometime overlooked bit of the sport. Grabbing hold of someone!

Jiu Jitsu Origins: Grappling With Gods – Jits Magazine – An article looking at the origins of JuJitsu

Is Jiu-Jitsu REALLY For Everyone? – AJJC – A recent blog exploring the concept of the age old adage that jiu-jitsu is for everyone

Weight Cutting in Judo and BJJ – Danny Williams – An open blog about weight cutting, Its acceptance within sport and how we should consider protecting younger athletes. 


DefensiveBJJ – A Review of Priit Mihkelson’s New Website – BJJ Tribes – A review of DefensiveBJJ the new video based BJJ online learning website founded and run by Priit Mihkelson. 

Tom Halpin: The Modern Game: X-Guard and Leglocks review – Jits Magazine – A review of the latest leglock instructional by Tom Halpin.

Technical Takeaway

I was lucky enough to train with Kenny Florian a few years ago at Meraki in Santa Monica. His class was really detailed and conceptual so I am really excited to see what his new youtube channel will shape up to be. This is the first post exploring the value of the underhook. 

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