Tag Archives: BJJ for self-defense

BJJ Instructional: Armbar from Mount

When people who aren’t practicing fighters think of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu submission they usually think of the armbar, guillotine, and the rear naked choke. Today we’ll go over just that, the armbar. The armbar from mount is more commonly … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s Most Famous Move for Self Defense

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The Most Common Attack in Backyard Brawls

You can go on Youtube and look up hundreds of videos of people fighting each other on the streets. You can notice a common trend in all of these fights and that’s if someone has the opportunity too they’ll start … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Most Effective Form of Self Defense

 It’s a Friday night at 5 o’clock and you’ve just come off work. You leave your building and start walking to your car and BAM it happens. That moment you never thought could ever happen. It could never happen to … Continue reading

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Jujitsu for Self Defense – Technique

Using this arm triangle is a great way to subdue an opponent without having to truly harm him in any way. Notice how coach Tim sinks his weight DOWNWARD, allowing is shoulder to do most of the work instead of … Continue reading

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Getting to the 50/50 Following a Failed Kneebar

Following a Failed Submission with A Successful One This post continues a theme from the previous two: finishing a submission after giving up another one. In the last couple, we showed you how to get an arm triangle choke, a … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Self-Defense

Krav Maga: When Brutality is Appropriate If I have to pick one program for self-defense, my first choice is probably Krav Maga, the Isreal Defense Forces’ brutal, anything-goes combat system. As martial arts go, Krav is likely the most martial and … Continue reading

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Guillotine Choke for Self-Defense Situations

We’ve looked at the guillotine choke in a couple of contexts, already. For purely BJJ situations, there’s the guillotine starting from front headlock position and starting from top half-guard. We even looked at the standing guillotine that Jon Jones used – … Continue reading

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