There’s a whole series of videos entitled “Judo for Jiu Jitsu” available on BJJ Weekly, and I’ve picked up some good tips just by watching a few of them. I found a video on grip fundamentals by Dan Simmler that I posted in the last blog entry and found another good one this morning.

This is why gripping is so important – the first person who has solid grips on their opponent begins to dictate the flow of the contest. Check out how easy Dan Simmler makes this look!