The “Grave” Wrestling Cradle System For Jiu-Jitsu

Just a glance at the recent victory Khabib Nurmagomedov won over Conor McGregor clearly demonstrates the importance of wrestling for MMA. With wrestling, you don’t just get techniques – you also get the mentality. And there’s no grappling martial art out there that’s more aggressive and relentless than wrestling. To make it as simple as possible, wrestling is a great addition to any martial art. And that includes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, wrestling for BJJ goes much deeper than just single and double leg takedowns. There are a lot of things BJJ athletes can take from wrestling, form positioning to the never-back-down mentality. One great example of something that works perfectly for BJJ is the wrestling cradle. Catching someone in a cradle is nothing special for wrestlers. They’re doing it a lot and not paying too much attention to it. The reason for this is that it is a move … Continue reading The “Grave” Wrestling Cradle System For Jiu-Jitsu