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5/16/13 8:03 AM
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TrevorRice
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i am not short, but i think short bjj guys would be great at deep half guard (which i am not) and for no gi arm in guillotines. Which guys like Wilson Reis etc.
5/18/13 3:13 PM
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You should focus on fighting for your life.
5/21/13 3:33 PM
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SpiderRicco - You should focus on fighting for your life.
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5/21/13 3:36 PM
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SpiderRicco - You should focus on fighting for your life.
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Being short increases your chances of unexpected, sudden death. Look it up.
5/21/13 6:53 PM
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pcuzz - Dont waste time with the triangle.
Why? Im 5'8" I get it quite abit.


Also, just wondering...how tall is Caio Terra? Phone Post 3.0

Thats not really what I call short. A grown man thats 5'4" or less is short. In some cases it may be your leg length too, for instance I am 5'10" but have a 32" inseam while one of my training partners has a 36" inseam even tho we are the same height.
5/21/13 9:17 PM
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While I agree that open guards work great for us guys with short legs, don't think that we can't have great closed guards as well!

I'm 5'7 180 with really thick, attractive legs. Yeah, it's easier for people to break the guard of people with short legs, but if you use your superior leg strength to control and break them down you can give them a lot of problems.

I also have put a lot of time into the top half position, specifically my head-and-arm control and my instep-on-the-leg pass. If you can flatten out a tall, lanky guy in that position he has virtually nothing. Phone Post 3.0
5/22/13 9:19 AM
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hgh when your a kid

5/22/13 9:46 AM
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5/22/13 2:10 PM
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TrevorRice
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there are benefits to being short in bjj. Thats whats great about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you can make it work for you.
5/22/13 2:20 PM
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5/22/13 3:14 PM
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The Acorn - What should shorter people focus on? Phone Post 3.0
look at a ton of Bruno Malfacine footage. Also, learn to wrestle, pin, and get back to your feet from bottom positions. Phone Post
5/23/13 9:50 AM
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