Month: June 2017

When, How, and Why to Use Strength

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh When we are training, there are a limited number of approaches to strength we can adopt. The first is following our instincts to use all of our strength. Everyone knows that BJJ gives us the tools to deal with someone who is bigger, stronger, faster, etc. A beginner who […]

Helio Gracie’s Perspective on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Andrew Raynor Jiu-Jitsu is for the protection of the individual: the older man, the weak, the child, the lady, and the young woman; anyone who doesn’t have the physical attributes to defend themselves. — Helio Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is for the protection of the individual: the older man, the weak, the child, the lady, and the […]

Roger Gracie Quote on Fighting

Andrew Raynor People perceive fighting in different ways.  One may see the primal nature of fighting, and another the artistic nature of fighting.  I see it as a pure artistic way that a true martial artist can display his art. — Roger Gracie People perceive fighting in different ways. One may see the primal nature […]