So you want to improve in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)? Well, you’ve made it to the right place!
The most important thing that you can do to improve is to drill. That means spending some extra time before or after class practicing. Being a highly technical martial art, BJJ requires hard work, dedication and a lot of drilling, in order for practitioners to make significant progress.
Are you ready to take your BJJ training to the next level?
Today, Evolve Daily shares 24 Drills That Will Automatically Elevate Your BJJ Game:
1) 12 Essential BJJ Drills in 2 minutes
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner, or a seasoned practitioner. Drilling is extremely important if you want to master techniques and make progress in BJJ. After all, practice makes perfect. And what better way is there to improve than to work on your weaknesses till they become your strengths?
In this video, you’ll learn 12 technical and movement drills that are essential to every BJJ practitioner, regardless of level.
Tip: The more you drill, the better you’ll get. So aim to do these drills a few times a week (or more!)
2) 7 Critical Drills to Improve Your Guard Game
The secret to having an edge over bigger and stronger opponents in BJJ is to have a good guard. As the guard is a defining position of BJJ, we believe every student should have a solid understanding of it.
In this video, you’ll find out how you can improve your guard game with 7 drills.
Tip: It is crucial to establish a good grip so that you can have better control over your opponent. Include some kettlebell training in your workouts to increase your grip strength.
3) 5 X-Guard Sweeps
When you’re in the x-guard, you’ll break your opponent’s base. Hence, you’ll have many sweeping options. Being one of the best open guard positions to off-balance and sweep your opponent, the x-guard is highly effective when executed correctly.
In this video, you’ll learn how to execute 5 different x-guard sweeps.
Tip: Use momentum to finish the sweep while you attempt to off-balance your opponent by pushing with your legs and feet.
Now that you’ve gone through these drills, are you going to start drilling and up your BJJ game? Check out more BJJ videos at Evolve University.