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How To: Break guard position in Jiu Jitsu

In this tutorial, we learn how to break guard position in Jiu Jitsu. First, you will want to get into a position where you are over the body of the other person. Your arms should be held straight out so you are able to move and gain control over the other person. If their legs are around you, you can move your arms into place to block out their arms and lock in their head so they no longer have control of the situation. It may take you a few tries to get used to this, but there are ways to ta...

How To: Win a fight with common sense tricks

In this video, we learn how to win a fight. First, don't be stupid when you fight. Look straight up and use your brain. It's not all about punching someone out, it's about using deception while fighting your opponent. Try tricking them and say you're giving up, then backhand them. Also remember that you need to protect yourself as often as possible. Be loud while you're fighting, especially when you're getting hurt, this will help protect you so you don't get permanently hurt. Also remember t...

How To: Perform a forward wristlock aka "Ura gyaku"

In this video, we learn how to perform a forward wristlock: "Ura gyaku". Instead of twisting the wrist to the right, you will twist it to the left. When everything in the arm is straight, it will help lock the wrist better instead of it being bent. Keep the arm straight and the elbow flexed, then align it with the face. Turn it over using the same muscles between the bones and the head, then flex the shoulder and elbow towards the head. Drag it, then you will have this type of wrist lock comp...

Perform a backward wristlock: "Omote Gyaku"

In this video, we learn how to perform a backward wristlock: Omote Gyaku. This is a basic move that can be done in different variations. First, place your thumb on the back of their hand and turn the wrist around. After this, turn it sideways and turn it up and over. Doing this will twist the wrist and lock it so the opponent falls down to the ground with pain. Just a small amount of force sets off a chain reaction in all the joints in the entire body. Once you have this down, it's a very eff...

How To: Do the rack and crucifix jiu jitsu position

In this video, we learn how to do the rack and crucifix jiu jitsu position. Start by starting in the cross position with your grip around the opponent, pushing their arm up. Now, lift up your forearm and it will prop them up to their side. Now, swing your legs over and catch over top the arm on their body. Now you can swivel to perform a neck crank. From this position, there are a lot of submissions you can do. To get the crucifix position, shift your leg back and fall backwards. Triangle you...

How To: Perform a standing elbow "break" and take down in Japanese Jujutsu

If you're interested in learning a little bit of Japanese Jujutsu, check out the next video tutorial. In it you'll learn how to perform a standing elbow break and take down move. This is perfect for anyone who is touched by a possible assailant in the shirt. It's a quick and easy move that can put the attacker in a position they don't want to be. When practicing this, though, make sure you are very careful and that you don't overextend your partner's elbow. This can lead to serious injury, so...