Episode 166 - Rules For Jiu-Jitsu 3: Grips First (Live Q&A)

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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss the importance of establishing your grips for Jiu-Jitsu techniques, and how this has an immense impact on your Jiu-Jitsu game.

We discuss different types of gripping, using feints with gripping, modifying grips to make techniques work, problems that white belts have with gripping, decreasing grip/hand fatigue, reducing injury risk to the hands, and how to improve your grips.

Live Q&A starts at 55:00

Topics Covered:

Getting back to training, choosing a gym based on distance vs. schedule, younger grapplers using more leg locks, decreasing risk of injury when getting stacked on bottom, suggestions on recovery and thoughts on ice baths and sauna, formula for choosing a weight class for competition, tips on improving neck strength, how instructors determine when a student is ready for a belt promotion, how to improve low back flexibility, how to reduce jitters from drinking coffee.

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