Kuzushi, breaking the balance, is the key to a beautiful, effortless throw. When your opponent is off-balance, he has no power to resist your attack.
What is balance? Balance is a situation where your body is stable. You need very little effort to maintain your position. All the forces applying to your body cancel each other out. When you are in balance, it is very hard to throw you or move you. This is true standing or on the ground.
Timing is the skill of executing a move at the right time. What is the “right time”? It’s the time at which the move can be the most effective.
Mindfulness has become an increasingly popular practice in today’s busy world. People are turning to it as a way of giving them some peace from the ever increasing number of
This past December I posted the first of my articles on Older Grapplers because I felt their needs were not being properly addressed by the BJJ Community as a whole. This post