Choose Your Jiu-Jitsu Game: Pass Or Play Guard?

There’s hardly any grappling martial art that is more versatile than Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This is true both in terms of techniques, positions, options and the potential for evolution. Still, we can divide the whole sport of Jiu-Jitsu into three main areas: top positions, bottom position and submissions. Submissions are a category by himself, because sometimes when you catch one, you’re neither on top nor bottom. Top and bottom position, on the other hand, are more closely related. As such, they offer the same dilemma other related yet different things do – which is better? Very often, a grappler’s Jiu-Jitsu game is defined by their inclination to roll from either the top or the bottom. Which one do you prefer? If there’s one constant about BJJ, it is the fact it is continuously in flux. The moves in BJJ never set because experimentation is such a huge part … Continue reading Choose Your Jiu-Jitsu Game: Pass Or Play Guard?