Xande's Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals 1 - The Three Essential Jiu Jitsu Poses

Xande's Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals 1 - The Three Essential Jiu Jitsu Poses

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Xande breaks down what he considers the three most important fundamental body positions in Jiu Jitsu, which he simply refers to as Pose One, Pose Two and Pose Three. Each of these poses can be applied to any situation in Jiu Jitsu, as Xande will continue to display.


Xande's Side Control and Mount Transitional Movements 2 - Sitting Up to Technical Mount

Xande's Side Control and Mount Transitional Movements 2 - Sitting Up to Technical Mount

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Continuing with mobility drills, Xande breaks down some basic movements to sit up into a strong base, which he applies to a practical situation by transitioning from mount to technical mount.

Xande's Side Control and Mount Transitional Movements 1 - Mobility Warm-Up Drills

Xande's Side Control and Mount Transitional Movements 1 - Mobility Warm-Up Drills

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To start off this seminar, Xande warms up with some mobility drills to loosen up and get ready for the transitional movements he will be covering.

Xande's Side Control Movement Patterns Seminar 2 - The Importance of Internal Hip Rotation

Xande's Side Control Movement Patterns Seminar 2 - The Importance of Internal Hip Rotation

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Xande breaks down the importance of internal rotation of the hip, starting on his side in the fundamental survival position, and then shows how the same theory applies to being on top in side control. This internal rotation is a major key to this seminar.

Xande's Side Control Movement Patterns Seminar 1 - Mobility Warm Up

Xande's Side Control Movement Patterns Seminar 1 - Mobility Warm Up

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In this seminar, Sensei Xande shows many things he's been focusing on lately dealing with movement and behavior patterns, specifically related to side control for this series. He begins with some mobility drills to warm up and build a foundation for the angles and positions he will be using.

Inside the University 1010 - Warm Up Drills - Triangles and Guard Passing

Inside the University 1010 - Warm Up Drills - Triangles and Guard Passing

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To start of this lesson Professor Nick Schrock shows a couple warm up drills, including a triangle from closed guard and a toreando pass to one side and back stepping to the other side when your opponent defends.

Inside the University 952 - Blocking Side Control with Your Outside Arm

Inside the University 952 - Blocking Side Control with Your Outside Arm

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First Saulo shows a mobility drill you can do to practice recovering guard from side control. Next he shows why it's so important to react right away and block your opponent using your outside arm. The old way is to block with your inside arm, but this can easily lead to trouble for you.

Inside the University 939 - Solo Drill to Escape Mount and Recover Guard

Inside the University 939 - Solo Drill to Escape Mount and Recover Guard

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Now Saulo goes over a drill to do on your own that covers the entire movement of escaping the mount and recovering your guard. This drill puts all the movements together, and you should make a point to focus on doing a proper block at the beginning, as it is the key to the entire escape.

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 6 - Combat Mobility Combinations

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 6 - Combat Mobility Combinations

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Now Xande puts all these mobility drills together, combining them anyway that feels natural to mimic the movements he would make in a fight. This is a fun and useful way to practice your mobility for grappling.

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 5 - Forward Stepping to Your Knees

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 5 - Forward Stepping to Your Knees

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Xande starts this movement from his side, imagining a situation where his opponent is attacking his back. Now he uses his forward step to get away and turns to turtle. From here he can fadeway and get to his back to recover his guard.

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 4 - Hip Switch to All Fours

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 4 - Hip Switch to All Fours

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Building on top of the previous movements, Xande now shows a combination using a few different steps and a hip switch to the other side when he bridges, before bringing his leg underneath to get to all fours. Then he can fade away back to a supine position and redo the drill.

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 3 - Bridge to All Fours

Xande's Turtle and Back Defense 3 - Bridge to All Fours

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This movement is one to use when someone is on your back and you want to turn in and face them. Xande begins on his back and bridges his hips before taking a couple steps and turning to his side. Now he brings his leg underneath and turns to all fours.