Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Drills

Flexibility, flexibility!! When training jiu-jitsu you will need some kind of flexibility so you do not injure yourself. In Brazilian jiu-jitsu you will find yourself in some crazy positions at times. This short video will help you with your BJJ flexibility. I do some form of stretching every night to make myself more flexible so when I am on the mat I have less of a chance of injuring myself.


  1. Hey bud,

    I have a week knee due to a childhood accident. What exercises do you recommend to strengthen it ahead of time so I don't injure it when I do martial arts.


  2. Justin,
    I would start off with reverse lunges, just using bodyweight for right now. I would also start squatting. You don't have to go heavy on the weight but I would squat wide and use your hamstrings and glutes. I would also add in Bulgarian Split squats, it's like a lunge with one leg up on a bench. I would stay away from plyometrics at the beginning because of the impact but I would add those in later on as yu get stronger. One thing that has really worked for me is balancing myself on a bosu ball with one leg for as long as i can, it helps strengthen the muscles around the knee, as do all of the exercises above.