Posts Tagged ‘gravity’

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu What are the more effective ways to train the core area? and still be relevant to brazilian jiu jitsu. Athletes indirectly train their core area through their specific sporting movements. When applying one of our more important training principles “specificity”, you cant get a better training stimulus for a particular sport than […]

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 […]