February 23, 2012

Defending Strikes on the Ground With BJJ

Regardless if your passion is Jiu jitsu, Judo, or Wrestling, whether your motivations for training are self defense, recreational fitness, or to be the next UFC champion you need to know how to defend strikes on the ground! This competition grappling stuff is a blast but these are all still martial arts and that means knowing how to apply your techniques while someone is trying to smash your face in during a self defense situation. Below is an example of defending strikes being thrown by an opponent inside of your closed guard.

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