Jiu-Jitsu and Weapons in TV/Movies

Note: this one may be a bit long. Was watching Hawaii Five-O on Netflix earlier today, and absolutely tripped towards the end of the episode. Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly, one of the main characters, is thrown into a street-guard situation, and "night-night"s his attacker using a triangle choke armbar. I swear, I jumped up and…Read more Jiu-Jitsu and Weapons in TV/Movies

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The Guard Game

Jiu jitsu is like chess--offense and defense. "Guard" is any time a jiujitsuka's legs are between he and his opponent. Not to sound sexist, but I will refer to the practictioner as a he. Anyway, the guard game is a complex algorithm of mechanical math. If A, then C or D or B, then T,…Read more The Guard Game