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Aces Jiu Jitsu Club Technique – Flying Kimura

Stuck at home with nowhere to go? Learn another awesome technique from your friends at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club! Let’s take a look at the Flying Kimura w/a few bonus subs!   Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy […]

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Novel Covid-19 Texas Update (w/LIVE LINKS) Below

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row custom_padding=”63px|||||” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.7″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] LIVE UPDATES What you need to know (local gov links below) Online class link COMING SOON!… Aces Jiu Jitsu Club temporarily closes physical locations. Fed gov advises against gatherings of more than 10 people. New normal in the US: Travel restrictions […]

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5 Common Mistakes People Make At Grappling Competitions

Every time I referee at a grappling competition, I see certain behavioral patterns among competitors.  These are things I know I have done, and sometimes still do, and some of these behaviors are mistakes.  I’ve identified 5 things competitors do that are counter productive: Spending too much time on the feet.  I get it.  You […]

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JOCKO WILLINK: “YOUR KIDS NEED TO EXPERIENCE FAILURE TO CONTEND WITH THE VICIOUS WORLD THAT AWAITS”

Below is a piece of curated content from The-Father-Hood.com.  Jocko Willink is an intimidating customer. Weighing in at a 104 kilos of lean muscle, he’s a fearsome man-mountain with a freshly shaven head. He’s also a legend in the Special Operations world. The former Navy SEAL commanding officer led the most decorated special ops unit […]

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Are All Jiu Jitsu Techniques Created Equal?

In a recent conversation with a blue belt, I heard something that got me thinking…  My blue belt friend had been rolling with an higher belt (purple or brown) and caught him with a “mercy” lock (the technique Vagner Rocha hit on Marcin Held at Kasai) and the upper belt responded by calling the move […]

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Why You Should Study Tape To Prepare for Matches | Aces Jiu Jitsu Club

As a jiu jitsu competitor, no skill has helped me prepare for superfights and competitions more than tape study.  A lot of people don’t realize just how powerful tape study can be, so I’ll break down my reasons for and methods of doing it.   Back when I first started competing, my attitude was always “I’ll […]

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4 Reasons to Cross Train

The jiu-jitsu world is small, so small in fact that we very often see bitter rivals share the mats with each other in order to exchange data and “cross train”.  Some instructors discourage their students from cross training as a result of an antiquated concept of loyalty. Now, of course, if you are happy with […]

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Police Officer Uses Jiu-Jitsu Training On The Job And In Competition

When police officers graduate from the academy it’s not like their training is done. They need to stay strong and healthy to help protect themselves, their coworkers and the community. That has turned some of them into fierce competitors. One of those officers is Teresa Gillian. When most of the world is getting moving, she […]

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Joe Rogan on Learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense

Listen to Joe Rogan talk about learning Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense! Andy GonzalezAndy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy on Twitter at @GoGoGonzilla Andy lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Amanda and their 3 beautiful children. Andy is also […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Addictive Personalities

Gemina Sports writes: “Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Addicts! If you have an addictive personality try fill it with good. If you need to be the best, make sure you choose to be the best at something healthy. If you are in deep with drugs alcohol this could mean you have an addictive personality. A good way […]