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  • Principle 4 – Shrimping

    By synergymma | In News | on April 6, 2007

    Shrimping Always create space between you and your opponent by bridging into your opponent and then sliding your hip away (shrimping) in order get leverage to set up your offense: escapes, sweeps, submissions, or stand-ups. Do not push your opponent away from you but instead post/push on your opponent to get your hip away from […]

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  • Exercise 4 – Wind Sprints

    By synergymma | In News | on April 6, 2007

    Wind Sprints Wind sprint is a familiar term to athletes. For them it means to sprint or go very fast. But it’s the first word — WIND — that should really be emphasized, because the purpose of the exercise is to get momentarily winded. Athletes have to go very fast to get winded. Out-of-shape people […]

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  • Article 4 – Mental Toughness

    By synergymma | In News | on April 6, 2007

    Mental ToughnessSome say competition is an acceptable method for venting aggression. Others believe it exposes strengths and weaknesses in personalities. There is little doubt that the heat of battle exposes a competitor’s weakest points. If an athlete’s personality is negative, he may turn against himself in a contest. His hidden vulnerabilities become apparent. Competition is […]

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  • Technique 3 – The Darce Choke

    By synergymma | In News | on March 1, 2007

    The Darce Choke The Darce Choke is a form of arm-triangle choke (or simply arm-triangle), which is a generic term describing chokeholds in which the opponent is strangled in between his own shoulder and the performers’ triangled arms. This is as opposed to the regular triangle choke, which denotes a chokehold using the legs, albeit […]

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  • Principle 3 – Technique & Leverage Over Strength

    By synergymma | In News | on March 1, 2007

    Technique & Leverage Over Strength Through technique and leverage you can defeat a physically bigger and stronger opponent by using his force against himself. Technique is more important than strength and power. Correct technique comes from leverage, at which point things become effortless. Only use power when you have set up to finalize your offense […]

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  • Exercise 3 – Team Quest’s Grappling Circuit

    By synergymma | In News | on March 1, 2007

    Team Quest’s Grappling Circuit 8 Reps, 6 Sets, 60 Seconds Rest between sets. Bent Over Rows Upright Rows Military Press Good Morning Split Squat (Left/Right) Squat and Push Press Straight Legged Dead Lift

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  • Article 3 – What is Jiu-Jitsu?

    By synergymma | In News | on March 1, 2007

    What is Jiu-Jitsu?“Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting with the goal of gaining a dominant position from which to force an attacker to submit. The system developed from a modified version of pre-World War II Judo including some techniques from Japanese Jujutsu and […]

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  • Technique 2 – The Anaconda Choke

    By synergymma | In News | on January 4, 2007

    The Anaconda ChokeWhether you know it as the Anaconda Choke, Nog Choke, Gator Roll or the Rolling Arm Triangle Choke, this technique has become popular due to Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira’s success with it in PRIDE Fighting Championship. He submitted Hirotaka Yokoi with it in PRIDE-Total Elimination 2004, and Heath Herring in PRIDE-Critical Countdown 2004. […]

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  • Principle 2 – Adapting

    By synergymma | In News | on January 2, 2007

    AdaptingAlways adapt to your opponent. Do not force your way. Take what your opponent gives you, do not fixate yourself on one move. “You must be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within […]

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  • Exercise 2 – The Interval Challenge

    By synergymma | In News | on January 2, 2007

    The Interval ChallengeComplete four circuits consisting of the following: 12 Burpees 24 Pushups 36 Bodyweight Squats 400-Meter Run The Interval Challenge Part II You can incorporate variety into the challenge by reducing the interval distance from 400-meters to 200-meters. The workout below requires six complete circuits. The 200-meter intervals should be performed at near-sprint speeds. […]

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