Intro Jiu-Jitsu Day 1
Intro to BJJ White Belt Curriculum Vol 2 | Galvao • 15m
1- MOUNT UPA ESCAPE: The “upa”, or bridge escape, is a foundational escape strategy of jiu-jitsu. By utilizing the power of the hips, you will be able to lift and escape against a much heavier opponent even while under duress.
2- MOUNT ELBOW ESCAPE: The mount elbow escape works well in conjunction with the previous technique. When your opponent tries to catch his balance during the bridge escape, you can use this hip escape to take advance of this space to execute a clean escape to guard.
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Intro Jiu-Jitsu Day 2
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Intro Jiu-Jitsu Day 3
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Intro Jiu-Jitsu Day 4
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