BJJ and Back Pain

Andrew Raynor This article by jiu jitsu brown belt and medical doctor, Marc Barton, gives helpful tips for those suffering from back pain induced by BJJ training. Back pain is an extremely common problem for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners. Rarely a class goes by without someone I know complaining of it to some extent. Jiu Jitsu […]

BJJ and Back Pain

Andrew Raynor This article by jiu jitsu brown belt and medical doctor, Marc Barton, gives helpful tips for those suffering from back pain induced by BJJ training. Back pain is an extremely common problem for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners. Rarely a class goes by without someone I know complaining of it to some extent. Jiu Jitsu […]

The Importance of Footwork in Jiu Jitsu

Andrew Raynor One of the least talked about aspects of Jiu-Jitsu techniques is foot positioning. Grips, movement, and basic leverage make up the majority of what an instructor shows in a technique. This leaves foot positioning as side note that not few instructors ever address. I was at seminar recently where the instructor was talking […]

The Importance of Footwork in Jiu Jitsu

Andrew Raynor One of the least talked about aspects of Jiu-Jitsu techniques is foot positioning. Grips, movement, and basic leverage make up the majority of what an instructor shows in a technique. This leaves foot positioning as side note that not few instructors ever address. I was at seminar recently where the instructor was talking […]

Flow Jitsu Review

Flow Jitsu 49.95 Content 9/10 Organization 9/10 Production Quality 8/10 Teaching Methods 8/10 Intended Audience 8/10 Pros (why you should buy this) Seatbelt Defense Counters How to Link Techniques Americana / Key Lock Trouble Shooting Unique Chokes Using the Lapel Cons (what may make you reconsider) Not Intended for Beginners Lack of Content Navigation I’ll […]

BJJ and Back Pain

Andrew Raynor This article by jiu jitsu brown belt and medical doctor, Marc Barton, gives helpful tips for those suffering from back pain induced by bjj training. Back pain is an extremely common problem for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners. Rarely a class goes by without someone I know complaining of it to some extent. Jiu […]

Traditional Martial Arts, Part 3

August 17, 2016 2 Views 0 Comments 4 minutes read The shortest in this four-part article-series, this article will look at the second point, as listed in the first part of the series. Point 2: “Since traditional systems teach too many and too difficult solutions problems, the practitioner won’t be able to use any of […]

Seminar footage added to Mastering the Crucifix

Have you ever heard of a BJJ instructional suddenly gaining 2 hours of bonus content at no extra cost? Now you have. We’ve added 2 hours of new seminar footage to Mastering the Crucifix. One seminar is gi, the other no-gi. Artechoke customers who already own MTC can access the bonus content here (you must be logged in): Don’t own […]

Griddled oatcakes

Andrew Raynor From Epicurious: INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups (or more) water1 3/4 cups steel-cut oats1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup whipping cream2 tablespoons pure maple syrup plus additional for serving1 tablespoon (packed) dark brown sugar1 tablespoon vanilla extractMelted butter (for brushing)2 pints strawberries, hulled, sliced PREPARATION Butter 13x9x2-inch metal baking pan or rimmed baking sheet. Bring 3 […]

Griddled oatcakes

Andrew Raynor From Epicurious: INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups (or more) water 1 3/4 cups steel-cut oats 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup plus additional for serving 1 tablespoon (packed) dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Melted butter (for brushing) 2 pints strawberries, hulled, sliced PREPARATION Butter 13x9x2-inch metal […]