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Is the Guard Dead: Part 3
A Different Concept of Distance

In my last post I began to illustrate how guard play is different between MMA and grappling. The first major difference was…

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Is the Guard Dead Part 2:
Sport Jiu-jitsu’s Emphasis Away from Closed Guard

In Helio’s epic fight against Waldemar Santana, the majority of the match played out in one position: the closed guard…

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Is the guard dead?

20 years ago when Royce Gracie burst upon the scene Jiu-jitsu seemed invincible, inexorable, a force of nature even. Those early UFC fights…

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