BJJ Links and Videos
Interview with Renzo Gracie:
A brief history of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Daniel teaches armbar from pendulum sweep:
Daniel teaches armbar:
Daniel teaches Sumi Gaeshi counter to single-leg:
Submission grappling: Ultimate Absolute:
Neiman Gracie rolling:
Augusto Tio Chico
Roger Gracie Highlights:
Roger Gracie versus Romulo Barral:
54 perfect techniques in 12 minutes:
Shaolin teaching the Matador pass:
The term "jiu-jitsu," (or, more properly, "jujutsu") was used in nineteenth-century Japan to describe a collection of various techniques for hand-to-hand combat.
According to Jigoro Kano, the founder of judo, jujutsu was: "...a system of attack that involved throwing, hitting, kicking, stabbing, slashing, choking, bending and twisting limbs, pinning an opponent, and defenses against these attacks."1
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Notes On The Road is all about stories told in the first-person. So we thought, what better way to uncover the savviest Mother's Day presents than to ask some gal pals and moms what kinds of items make their special days most memorable.
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We've definitely got the scoop on this one. Last week, Notes
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