BJJ Basics: The Different Positions In BJJ Explained

BJJ Basics: The Different Positions In BJJ Explained

BJJ instructor Ritchie Yip here to talk about the different positions in BJJ. BJJ is profoundly complex and confusing especially to the novice. To anybody just starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, BJJ can seem like a maze of positions, submissions and strategies. To simplify...
BJJ Defined: How BJJ is Simply a Solution for a Problem

BJJ Defined: How BJJ is Simply a Solution for a Problem

How is BJJ defined?   Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is merely a solution to a problem. BJJ is a grappling art were the foundational position is the Guard. The Guard in BJJ is similar to “keeping your hands up” in Boxing. Not only is the Guard the main defensive...
Boxing Training: How to Wrap Your Hands

Boxing Training: How to Wrap Your Hands

Here’s a quick tutorial talking about how to wrap your hands and keep them safe as you are Boxing, sparring or hitting a heavy bag. There’s many different ways to wrap your hands; but, this is my favourite way. I call it the: Three/Three/Fingers/Vee...
Dirty Boxing Techniques

Dirty Boxing Techniques

Vancouver Kickboxing coach Ritchie Yip illustrates moves such as elbowing, grabbing and pulling, which are illegal and frowned upon in Boxing, are perfect for MMA. All of these dirty boxing moves arise from the close range or the shoulder to shoulder” type of...
Boxing Training Tip: Chin Down

Boxing Training Tip: Chin Down

Often, newbies to Boxing or Kickboxing will have their chins up when they spar. You need to keep your chin down. Keeping your chin down protects your nose. If you get hit, you want to minimize the amount of damage you take on. By keeping your chin down, your nose will...
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