App DescriptionThis is the fourth in a series of apps in which Emily Kwok and Stephan Kesting share with you the secrets to defeating bigger, stronger opponents on the ground using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Volume four of the 'How to Defeat the Bigger, Stronger Opponent' series was professionally filmed during a semi-private Q & A session in which Emily answered questions from white, blue, brown and blackbelts.
She shared the tricks and techniques she uses on a daily basis against taller, heavier and much stronger training partners - no matter how 'agro' they are. Here's just some of what she covers in this app:
~ A highly sport-specific and functional warmup for a group of people of all sizes,
~ A detailed breakdown of Emily's approach to attacking from rearmount, including secrets learned from Marcelo Garcia,
~ How to finish the guillotine even when your opponent is taller and stronger than you with a much larger neck,
~ How to attack with the guillotine in a way that sets up an instant guard pass,
~ When NOT to attack with the guillotine from guard,
~ Sweeps that use your opponent's size to your advantage,
~ A choke that works on bigger, stronger Goliaths, even if you're only using one hand,
~ What to do when your opponent stalls in your guard, trying to shut down your attacks,
~ How to protect your fingers from getting mauled when gripfighting,
~ Emily's favorite X Guard pass,
~ The keys to controlling the rear mount so that your opponent can't squirm or power out of it, and how to put him into constant ~ danger of getting submitted,
~ Why some traditional teaching techniques actually hinder your progress, and how to get better fast,
~ Two high-percentage moves to recover from a failed butterfly guard sweep, even if your opponent is trying to use his superior size to crush you and shut down your game,
~ The mindset you MUST maintain to prevent your sweeps from being shut down and having your guard passed,
~ And more...
How do you deal with an opponent who is much bigger and stronger than you?
Larger grapplers often just use their their strength, size and weight advantages to overpower you. It's very frustrating to get pinned and smothered by a less skilful opponent whose only advantage is having 10, 20 or 50 pounds of additional muscle.
Big guys have much stronger upper bodies, which is why they can just 'bench press' his way out of a bad position. But if you try this then not only will it be ineffective but it will leave your arms limp, drained, and feeling completely powerless.
Plus it's scary when big guys don't know how to control their strength and weight, and have no clue how to train with smaller people. Injuries are the bane of training, and are often caused by Sasquatch-like grapplers who go totally 'agro' when their egos are threatened.
In this series of apps you'll have two Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts show you the techniques and strategies to defeat even the biggest, strongest, scariest attackers on the ground. Crazy speed, flexibility, or athleticism are NOT required; the emphasis is on staying safe and preventing injuries at all times.
Your instructors are Emily Kwok and Stephan Kesting.
Emily is a multiple time BJJ world champion, both with and without the gi. She has taught and worked with thousands of grapplers of all levels.
Stephan Kesting is a BJJ black belt, a Combat Submission Wrestling instructor. He has been training in the martial arts for over 30 years and is the founder Grapplearts.com.
~ 1 hour of solid, filler-free, video instruction
~ Professionally filmed and edited
~ Complete menus for easy navigation
~ Create a list of your favourite techniques and drills using the one-click 'favourite' button
~ Download the entire app to your phone or iPad; an internet connection is NOT required to view the videos
~ BONUS: purchase this app and receive Stephan's highly-reviewed 'The Roadmap for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu' book for free!
October 24, 2013 Price Decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
September 26, 2013 New version 1.1
June 13, 2013 Price Decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
June 04, 2013 Initial Release