By definition, a “sucker punch” is one without warning, or at least without obvious warning. This video discusses not only technical considerations, but also some pre-fight cues to possibly observe preceding violent action by an aggressor. It is always best to avoid or diffuse a situation before it becomes violent if possible. However, when talking […]

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In a streetfight the opportunity may present itself to use the collar and lapel chokes from BJJ, but you have to know how to set them up properly!

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It’s a very common question for people new to grappling: can’t an attacker just strike the groin if you’re on the bottom? In this video Elliott explains how it’s actually not that simple

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Here is the defense against a haymaker punch from the closed guard.

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Within the series Self.Defense.Unit, master Rickson Gracie teaches invisible aspects of the self-defense. This is the first time ever that Rickson, arguably the best Jiu-Jitsu fighter of all times, filmed instructional videos.

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Plus a VERY special announcement at the very end! http://www.GracieUniversity.com – Find a Certified Training Center near you, or learn Gracie Jiu-Jitsu from anywhere in the world! Registration is free and the first three lessons are unlocked for your instant viewing!

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A quick review of the 8 automobile abduction prevention chokes that every woman should know! In response to the Southern California assault by a fake taxi driver a few months back, Gracie University will be offering free Women’s Self-defense Seminars at Certified Training Centers worldwide. To review the full list of locations or save your […]

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