A few weeks ago I posted a video showing you how to quickly improve the range of motion on your toe touch. It was a drill I had used to help a lot of high level BJJ guys touch their toes for the first time in years and I heard from a lot of blog readers who also found it extremely helpful.
Having strong, injury resistant shoulders is a must on the mat. And while you don’t press a lot of things over your head while rolling the Shoulder Press is one of the best ways to achieve that.
If you’re a BJJ practioner (or just a regular human), you should be able to touch your toes. In this quick video James Wilson will show you how to perform this movement with NO STRETCHING.
While the Squat and the Closed Guard in BJJ might not seem to have a lot in common the two do share the same fundamental movement pattern – the ability to maintain a strong core and move your legs with your strong, flexible hips.
Without a doubt my favorite addition to my own bodyweight training over the last year are the Bodyweight Flows. Something about getting down on the ground and crawling around is challenging, fun and enlightening all at once, plus it has a ton of transfer to helping you move better on the mats.