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Basics, Advanced Techniques, and the 1 Leg X-Guard

What makes a technique “basic?” Conversely, when does a technique cross the boundary from “fundamental” into being considered “advanced?”  Are “basic” techniques simply labeled as such because of tradition (i.e., Hélio practiced and taught them), while advanced techniques have been … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple

In my last post I discussed the overwhelming complexity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and the addiction that often goes along with it.  With so many new techniques being created and popularized, it’s easy to get swept up in the novelty … Continue reading

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