Posts Tagged ‘body’

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that “a chain is only as strong as the weakest link”, well this saying is very true as far as the human body goes. Most recreational gym patrons and amateur sportsman and sportswomen tend to spend allot of time conditioning the upper and lower body but […]

Pendulum swing  When on the apparatus we can develop angular momentum in a fashion similar to the “tripping effect.”  The major difference is that instead of a horizontal force initiating movement, a vertical force is responsible.  That vertical force is gravity.  It acts the same on all bodies regardless of size or weight.  By virtue […]

Motion and Jiu Jitsu… Looking at the correlation of motion and jiu jitsu by examining the PRINCIPLES RELATED TO THE LAW OF INERTIA Combining translatory and rotary motion The combined motions, if performed correctly with proper timing and sequence, will produce maximum final velocity of ‘an object’ in the desired direction of release (e.g., discus […]

Acceleration Jiu Jitsu.. PRINCIPLES RELATED TO THE LAW OF ACCELERATION Acceleration is proportional to the force causing it A sprinter can increase acceleration by increasing the force that he/she applies backward and downward against the surface on which he/she is running” and, if he/she should double the force, then acceleration would double and, similarly, if […]

Newton ‘s Laws and Jiu Jitsu NEWTONIAN LAWS according to excercisephysiologists.com 1)Law of Inertia Newton ‘s 1st Law states that an object continues in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line unless acted upon by an external force. Inertia is Latin for idleness or laziness. The Law of Inertia can […]

Movement and Jiu Jitsu… PRINCIPLES RELATED TO THE LAW OF ACCLERATION Acceleration is proportional to the force causing it A sprinter can increase acceleration by increasing the force that he/she applies backward and downward against the surface on which he/she is running” and, if he/she should double the force, then acceleration would double and, similarly, […]