"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
The top 5 instructionals for the beginnger BJJ student.
The beginning BJJ student can easily get overwhelmed with the vast amount of techniques and terminology needed to understand the art. Here are 5 instructionals that we think any beginning student would greatly benefit from: 1. The Progression 10 DVD... read more
Top 5 Half Guard Videos for the Modern BJJ Practitioner
Next to the closed guard, the half guard is one of the most widely used guards in BJJ. When implemented properly, you can sweep, submit and take the back of almost any opponent. Below is our list of the top... read more
6 Top Selling Modern Jiujitsu DVDs
What is modern Jiujitsu? Stated simply, it's all a combination of movements and guards that weren't commonly seen until recent years. The beauty of Jiujitsu is that it's constantly evolving. That doesn't mean that "traditional Jiujitsu" is no longer effective,... read more