"I start from the position that a martial art is for fighting and/or self defence, so the techniques must have some combat function, that is they are not fundamentally for exercise or physical training, that is the purpose of hojo undo, stretching etc. Miyamoto Musashi said in his book Gorin No Sho: "The true Way of sword fencing is the craft of defeating an enemy in a fight, and nothing other than this." I think that this is true and so it is necessary to develop training methods which develop skills directly applicable to fighting a strong, determined aggressor." - Harry Cook
BJJ Tournament Tips From Seasoned Referees and White Belts
Everyone has to start somewhere when they are wanting to compete, so once you have honed your skills as best you can and have your white belt safely secured, the next progression is to try and prepare yourself for your... read more
This Week in BJJ Episode 95 with Cesar Gracie black belt, Jason Manly
Budo Jake welcomes Cesar Gracie black belt, Jason Manly to the studio this week. Jason is focuses his efforts on teaching and training MMA in the Orange County area. In the technique portion of the show, Jason shows one of... read more
TWIBJJ 91 with Tyler Bishop & Sarah Black!
On today's episode of This Week in BJJ: Respect 2 Live PPV on Oct 17th! 16 superfights including Gianni Grippo vs Jeff Curran and Megaton vs Chris Haueter! Watch live at budovideos.com/respect2 Another great event, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam... read more