If you haven't chosen your jiu-jitsu resolution for the New Year, this one's for you. When you hear the term "self-defense," you typically think of punch protection, distance management and multiple attackers, but the reality is these only encompass 10% of self-defense. Joined by special guest Master Pedro Sauer, Ryron and Rener discuss the secrets to the remaining 90%, and explain how "self-defense" can be applied in every roll, even when punches are absent. To increase your efficiency and maximize your jiu-jitsu lifespan, do your best to follow the advice in this video, even if the culture of your academy is conducive to the efficient approach.
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