5 Jiu-Jitsu submissions you must know

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Not all martial arts out there are created equally. The level of effectiveness among different arts can vary quite significantly. Of course the ideal scenario is to have a well-rounded skill set both in striking and grappling but not everybody has the time to train in so many different facets.

Perhaps the most effective of all singular martial arts is Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) which focuses entirely on grappling techniques. BJJ is all about using technique and leverage as well as positioning in order to apply a submission hold to eventually end the conflict.

In this video from martial arts YouTube channel ‘fightTIPS’ they go over 5 BJJ submissions and their set ups that you should know in case you ever have to defend yourself.

Most of the submissions they go over, both chokes and locks, are applied for the bottom position which is a very risky spot to be in during a self-defense situation so you’ve got to know what to do in case in happens.

The main thing for novices to worry about if they end up on the bottom is getting full guard as well as controlling your opponent’s posture so they can’t rain down punches. But eventually you’re going to want to look to create space to get back to your feet in order to escape.


These 5 different submissions holds they go over in this video are important to know as well but it is unlikely you’ll be able to pull them off in an actual fight without legitimate BJJ training under your belt.

fightTIPS teaches you how to fight with street fight and anti-bullying self defense, including martial art technique and fitness tutorials to win a fight and increase confidence. Avoid a fight at all costs, but when you can’t — avoid injury. New uploads every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday! [Source: fightTIPS]

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