This week on GB Blog we are going to take a look at the idea of technique sequences. Jiu-jitsu has a hierarchy of positions and your task is to control and progress from lesser to more dominant positions leading to submission.
One top jiu-jitsu instructor said that the perfect jiu-jitsu match was 9 points:
2 points for the takedown
3 points for passing the guard
4 points for mount or rear mount
Match ending submission!
If we see this as a sequence of positions and advancing to the submission finish, we have a more clear understanding of all of the tools and techniques we need to overcome an opponent in a sequence.
Here is how one of these key sequences might look:
See also on Gracie Barra : GB Techniques: Technique Combinations
Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam