How To Develop Crushing Grip Strength For BJJ

BJJ is an athletically unique discipline. A very common complaint among new students is feeling fatigued in muscles they didn’t know they have. The fact that BJJ takes place on the ground for 90% of the time is enough to guess that you’ll need a different type of strength than that required to lift weights, for example. First, you’ll discover that your body has stabilizing muscles apart from the pushing and pulling muscles. They’re going to take some time to get used to the new movement patterns you expose your body too. Next, and much more important, is the realization that your arms have more than just deltoid, biceps and triceps muscles. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is going to make your forearms burn like never before. Only after your first class in Gi, you’ll realize how important grip strength is. And you’ll also realize how much you … Continue reading How To Develop Crushing Grip Strength For BJJ