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Hound Roll #6


Breathing is an imporatnt component in Jiu Jitsu. During the allergy season around March – May, I develop seasonal allergies. Those are easily treated with Allegra or Claritin. However, around this time I also get nasal congestion and phlegm which … Continue reading

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Hound Roll #5 … “wake-up call”


So, I was reminded today not to let my guard down and not to underestimate my opponents. I was rolling with a Blue Belt. He was in my guard and tried to lapel choke me which I countered with an … Continue reading

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Hound Roll #2


Bow and Arrow choke… this effective technique claims a highest percentage of people being choked out at tournaments. Today I had a pleasure of having it taught by Marcelo Garcia and drilling it with a competition level black belt. It … Continue reading

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Cutting weight for competition … ain’t that a pain


I have had to do it myself a number of times. As a participant in BJJ¬†competitions, I am required to make a certain weight for a specific weight¬†division. And as every competitor knows … “Cutting weight is a BITCH!!! I … Continue reading

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