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Cradle from Side Control

If you find yourself stuck on top side control with nothing going on, the cradle might be the solution to your problems. I have been inspired as of late to use the cradle more often, as I have some new variations from Robert Drysdale on the cradle. So I have been exploring the concept more […]

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There is stretching, and then there is this…

Being in the martial arts for about 22 years now, I have done all sorts of stretching routines and massage therapies with good success. However, it takes a good amount of time and consistency to get results, which is true for most things in life. Having recently hurt me knee, my girlfriend suggested that I […]

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Smashing the Open Guard with the Cradle

* I apologize about the audio, will do a better job of keeping the noise down next time ­čÖé * I am a big fan of using pins to advance positions, and there is no better place for pins than wrestling. It is the ultimate goal of wrestling, and they have centuries of experience. BJJ […]

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4th of July Sale – Get 17.76% Off All Courses!

Happy Independance Day! All across the FFAcoach Online Shop we will be offering a store wide discount of 17.76% off. To get the discount, you must use the coupon code: ffa1776

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Ouch my knee! How to deal with injuries

It all happens so quickly. I setup the truck from fours, and right away got a hold of his toes to finish the calf slicer. I was slowly applying pressure to finish the hold, but my partner spazzed out to escape and my knee popped. Unfortunately, one of the consequences of dealing with a sport […]

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PSA: Be careful with moving companies

I mentioned how I got scammed by the moving company in my last email, so I feel as a community service I should make a mention of it to protect you from suffering the same ordeal. The above video is what I felt like doing throughout this process, lol! Here is my story: The first […]

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How To Do A No Gi Uchi Mata

I asked Mark Lajhner of MMAcoach.net to show us how to do an Uchi Mata in a No Gi environment. The Uchi Mata is a powerful judo throw, often used as a counter throw. Mark is the founder of Kaizen MMA in Belgrade, Serbia, and has an extensive martial arts background. He goes into great […]

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Kimura Trap System Seminar at Maxercise in Philadelphia, PA – July 24th 6-9pm

Kimura Trap System Seminar Part 2 at Maxercise Monday, July 24th, 2017 from 6-9pm 777 Appletree St, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 800-1927 info@maxercise.com

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Kimura Trap System Seminar at Sucker Free Jiu Jitsu in Amityville, NY – August 5th 1-4pm

Kimura Trap System Seminar at Sucker Free Jiu Jitsu August 5th, 2017 from 1-4pm 134 Merrick Rd Amityville, NY, 11701 (631) 608-4840

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Trade Your Foot For Their Knee

Sometimes you have to give a little to get a little. In this case, when they go after you┬áankle you can let them have it as you attack their knee for a nasty Knee Compression Lock. This hold can be devastating, so once again practice caution. The key here is to make sure you “turn […]

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