Wrist locks, joint manipulations in martial arts, have their effectiveness debated among practitioners. They bend, flex, extend, or rotate the wrist in relation to the forearm bones. Aikido, Hapkido, and traditional Japanese Jujutsu prominently use wrist locks, while Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu focuses less on them. Their effectiveness varies between standing and ground scenarios and their safety risks demand cautious practice and proper control. Ground-based wristlocks are viable submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and other combat sports, but practitioners must approach them responsibly to minimize dangers.Read more
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Unveiling the Ultimate BJJ Paradise: 5 Mind-Blowing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gyms You Won’t Believe Exist in New York City!
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is gaining popularity in New York City, with a vibrant and diverse scene. The top five BJJ gyms in the city are Renzo Gracie Academy, Marcelo Garcia Academy, 10th Planet NYC, Unity Jiu Jitsu, and Jiu Livre Grappling Office. These gyms offer high-quality training from expert instructors, creating a conducive environment for all BJJ practitioners. In choosing a gym, consider the instructors’ expertise, gym atmosphere, and class schedule. The city also hosts several smaller gyms for a more intimate training experience.Read more
When it comes to martial arts training, there’s a rich history of time-tested techniques that have been handed down through generations. These old school martial arts training methods, often rooted in tradition and discipline, continue to be effective and relevant even in the world of modern MMA training. In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into five of theseRead more
A frequently asked question from newbies to You Jitsu is “how do I keep my gi from stinking?” Or “how do I clean my gi?”. Well we’ve answered both in this article on how to keep your Martial Arts Gi in top quality and smelling fresh every time you roll!Read more