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511, 2019

Scranton MMA November Events

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: bjj, Blog, community events|

Hey Everyone we just sent out our monthly newsletter and I wanted to post some of the details here on our blog as well.   First off, we will be sending out a test text message to all of our current members to make sure we have everyone’s number on file. We will be using texts to announce snow cancellations seeing as the winter months are sneaking up on us! [...]

1610, 2019

Scranton MMA Basic BJJ armbar from Guard

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: bjj|

Recently in our Beginners BJJ class we have gone over a pretty basic armbar. When we have taught and reviewed the armbar we have been practicing it from a dominant position while on top of our attacker. One great thing about BJJ is that very often the same move can be done from different positions or situations. In this case the armbar we have gone over from the top position [...]

710, 2019

Get Up – Basic Self Defense Move – Scranton MMA

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: bjj, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, self defense|

There are a lot of important techniques you need to learn in order to be confident that you can defend yourself in a self defense situation.  There are also a lot of concepts and principles that you will learn and pick up along the way. Today we are going to talk about a technique that also ties in with a basic principle of self defense. The principle is this: if [...]

410, 2019

Basic Self Defense – Scranton MMA BJJ class

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: General News, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, self defense|

  Today lets talk about about the number one submission everyone should learn for Self Defense.  The Rear Naked Choke!  I have not problem saying that if you could only do one submission for self defense that the rear naked choke should be the go to move.  There are many reasons for this. One is that pretty much anyone of any size can use this to choke an attacker of [...]

310, 2019

BJJ 101 – Escape from The Mount

By |October 3rd, 2019|Categories: bjj, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, self defense|

Today I wanted to share a quick video from the Beginner Bjj class at Scranton MMA.  In this class we went over the number one way to get out of the mount position. First what is mount and why do we want to get out of it.  Well mount is a position where basically someone has one knee on one side of your body above your legs and one [...]

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