Self-Defense

  • How it was done in the 1930’s!

    Currently the debate rages between sport jiu-jitsu and traditional jiu-jitsu in terms of effectiveness in a  real life situation. Back in the 1930’s, 1933 to be exact Miss May Whitley demonstrates a number of throws and submissions from a would-be attacker. The film was shot at the Trocadero theater...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Off The Mats: Self Defense With Pedro Sauer.

    If you weren’t signed up with Jiu-Jitsu Magazine prior to August of 2012, you may have missed out on one of the best interviews and technique articles we’ve had to date in Issue 9. Our co-feature that month was on Pedro Sauer. In the article he touched on a...
  • Going Commando!

    Special Operators Use BJJ to Add to Their Skill Sets! Standard operating procedure…right? Imagine this scene: it’s dark – pitch black actually – and cold, real cold – winter cold – and you’re set up on a house waiting to enter it without knocking. You’re weighed down with tons...