BJJ Training Methods In Virginia, Washington, Maryland

By: Lloyd Irvin


are important for self-defense. It is different from other martial arts such as karate and judo that focus on hitting and striking the opponent. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu involves techniques that are to be used without hurting your opponent. It requires extensive training to gain expertise in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and carry out the techniques as desired. The training methods involve warm-up sessions, learning the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques and then practicing against full resistance.

The warm-up sessions include push-ups, running laps, crunches or other exercises as your trainer deems fit for you. This is followed by learning basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques such as mount positions, armlock, chokes, close/open guard, and so on. In most cases, you will be partnered with someone on a mat to learn these techniques.

The next methods in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & & MMA Fights In Virginia, Washington, Maryland training would be drilling and sparring which form the practice part of your training. Drilling and sparring may be divided into sub-categories such as solo drill, cooperative 2 persons drill and finally sparring. Letís look into all the methods briefly.

Solo Drills: In this method, you need to practice few Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques, movements or positions by yourself. This method is used during the warm-up sessions after you have learned the techniques.

Cooperative 2 Persons Drill: In this, you practice a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu movement or technique against a non-resisting partner. This method helps you to develop a movement and apply it practically.

Sparring: This method allows you to practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Virginia, Washington, Maryland techniques against a competitor with full resistance. An instance of sparring is when you try to escape from your partner when he has gained a mount position over you with full force. In sparring, you can use any legal technique of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to submit your partner and hence, it is close to a fight in a real competition.

For more information contact at:
Lloyd Irvin's Mixed Martial Arts Academy
6333 Old Branch Ave, Suite 302
Camp Springs, MD 20748

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