The Best BJJ Positions for the Streets

I’m a great fan of Stephan Kesting and his training videos, and I thought I would share his video on BJJ for self defense. A couple of points about the techniques and tactics presented in this video. Train your vision and your peripheral vision. When I train law enforcement and security officers in ground fighting, I always tell them “when …

Grappling for Self Defense?

There are many ways to train the grappling arts. Having trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, submission grappling, Combat Submission Wrestling and trained a lot of people for self defense and Use of Force for law enforcement personnel for a long time, I have seen it trained in the following ways: Traditional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with a Gi No Gi BJJ, …

Great BJJ Article for White Belts

I have always been a fan of Stephan Kesting, and just lately I have been able to catch up and read some of the article on his website, grapplearts.com. He has this really good one called “What do White Belts Need to Learn in Their 1st Year of BJJ”, by contributor Mark Mullen. Here is an excerpt from that article: …