While training Jiu Jitsu you will spend a lot of time in positions where your hip flexors will be in a contracted position.
Ever having a nagging elbow pain that refused to go away? Epicondylitis is a condition that involves overuse of the forearm muscles that occurs from excessive repetitive activities. Overuse leads to
The armbar, arguably the most iconic technique in grappling, is a submission that involves hyperextension of the elbow joint (humeroulnar joint). While there are two other joints around the elbow region:
Technically they are two different submissions, and both are mean techniques from the 10th Planet system, thanks to Eddie Bravo. The Banana Split is a submission that works by separating the
While Jiu Jitsu might translate as 'the gentle art', it isn't that gentle. Injuries are an unfortunate part of Jiu Jitsu, but what injuries are most common? Elbow injuries. One article that