Strengthen your Abs for Jiu-Jitsu with Black Belt Sophia Drysdale

Black belt Sophia Drysdale is an accomplished competitor and a highly regarded Professor. She is also a fully qualified fitness trainer. She unites her two passions into one and develops workout series that aim to help Jiu-Jitsu practitioners get stronger and more resistant to the demands of the art. Here she shows  two exercises to strengthen your core. As we all know, ab power is of vital importance in BJJ, both for guard players and passers.

1. Floor Crunches with Raised Legs.

2. Toes to the celing

Sophia has many other exercises to offer. Learn a few others in a full article at


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