Awesome old school pic of Master Caique training with Grandmaster Helio Gracie. When people ask what is my Jiu Jitsu lineage, I’m proud to say it’s easily represented in this picture. I’m honored to carry on the tradition and teaching philosophy of Grandmaster Helio. I realized that BJJ and instructing are MUCH bigger than I am. Passing on the tradition of the art is what’s important to me.
Position before submission. This is the mantra of BJJ, we teach it over and over. But when you watch high level competitors, they’re often catching the submission in transition, or totally committing to a submission regardless of position.
I saw an interview with Rickson where he said jiu-jitsu should move in one direction. Step 1 to Step 2, etc. If you move from Step 3 to Step 4, you don’t go back to 3. So if you have mount, you don’t go to side control. If you have back control, you don’t go to mount, etc.
But when I analyze my own game, I find my highest percentage of finishes come from eliciting a response and seizing the opportunity. Like I have mount, I bait an escape, when the guy takes the bait, I snatch an underhook and finish from side.
Does the position before submission mantra need an update? Or does my jiu-jitsu need fixing and I should focus more on grinding the position?
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Caique - Gracie Brazilian Jiu JitsuRickson's Bear hug counter for when you have lost the leverage battle. Order of Defense: 1. Prevent 2.Defend 3.Survive or Counter (because you were too late to do steps 1 and 2 or because you wanted to ;) ) check out more content at graciebjjonline.com BTW we will be sparring live today here on Facebook at 5:45pm PST ... See MoreSee Less
Make sure you don't miss this weeks episode where were talking all things #JiuJitsu his background coaching one of our very own and many others at Mash Gym and Warrior Way had a long #MMA career all while being a High School teacher ! We'll also jump in to all of the people hes gotten to train with along the way lik Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch and some of the memebrs of Tool ! ... See MoreSee Less