Bridging the Gap

  It seems that in many dojos the practice of standup techniques has fallen out of fashion. Oftentimes there is a reluctance to train them out of an unwarranted fear of injury, or just as common, the training environment to develop them is insufficient.  What is needed is a proper understanding of Judo principles, which Read More …

Winning the Scramble

Many people think of grappling a simply a series of well-defined positions. The guard, mount, back mount, north-south, etc. However, there is more to it than that. There is  small but significant part of each match during which no one has the advantage and no one has any thing that resembles a definable position. This Read More …