Banana Split or Crotch Ripper? Is There A Difference?

Technically they are two different submissions, and both are mean techniques from the 10th Planet…

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What body part are you most likely to hurt in Jiu Jitsu?

While Jiu Jitsu might translate as 'the gentle art', it isn't that gentle. Injuries are an…

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Understanding the Heel Hook submission

We all know that Heel Hooks are devastating, but why? In the final installment of our Leglock…

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Is Knee Reaping Dangerous?

Does your gym allow Knee Reaping? I know that most gyms don't, primarily because they follow the…

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What is the best way to prevent injuries?

In combat sports where the intention is to twist a limb in an unnatural fashion or bludgeon…

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Kneebar Submission Explained

We all know that Kneebar submissions are devastating, but how do they work and affect the…

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The Science Of The Toehold Submission

A toe hold submission attacks the ankle right, but how does it work? Dr. Mike Piekarski, DPT…

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The Science Of The Straight Ankle Lock

Leglocks are the hottest topic in Jiu Jitsu right now! If you follow EBI, Metamoris, Polaris, and…

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