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Best Stretches for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu to Improve Flexibility and Prevent Injury

Do you feel tight, beat up, and unable to perform some positions in BJJ simply because you’ve been led to believe that you’re not flexible? You’ve probably skimmed through the internet for a good stretching routine but found nothing noteworthy? To be frank, there’s a lot of workouts and stretches for BJJ out there. That’s …

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First BJJ Class: Your How-To Guide

It’s your first BJJ class, do you feel nervous? Feeling anxious and can’t decide what to wear or bring? What’s the best workout clothes should I wear? What if I’m the only girl in class? Do I show up with a pineapple? I’ll answer all these questions, and ready you for your first Jiu-Jitsu class. …

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Terminology

# 50/50: A leg lock position similar to an outside ashi garami but with your opponent’s leg being controlled with a “cross grip” on the inside of your body rather than on the outside. As the name suggests, the 50-50 position also gives your opponent access to leg locks, so it’s often used as a …

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