Posts Tagged ‘jiu jitsu’

Catch Wrestling… Catch Wrestling or Catch as Catch Can is a form of martial arts formed in Great Britian but the history of Catch Wrestling can be traced back toPankration – according to Billy Robinson. Pankration – was a martial art introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but […]

Principles of Motion and jiu jitsu Principle – Combining translatory (linear) and rotary motion. Effective execution of a successful performance combines translatory and rotary motions. Application. Since the serve involves synchronized motion of body levers, rotary motion is the most essential of the two motions.  The shift of weight from the back foot to the […]

Happy Easter From Lovato Jiu Jitsu

Posted: 24th April 2011 by Nick in Uncategorized
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Happy Easter From all members of Lovato Jiu Jitsu!!!

Counter Force is an important concept in all martial arts such as jiu jitsu, boxing, and muay thai. PRINCIPLES RELATED TO THE LAW OF COUNTERFORCE Surface variation and the amount of counterforce The counter force is equal to the applied force when a stable surface is used. The less stable the surface, the less will […]

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 […]

Biomechanics Jiu Jitsu… BIOMECHANICS ANALYSES In general, there are two approaches used to study mechanical aspects of human movement.  There is the quantitative approach that involves the use of numbers.  This approach helps to eliminate subjective description and relies on data from the use of different instruments.  It is a more scientific, publishable, and predictable […]

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, […]

Otavio Peixotinho… Otavio de Oliveira also known as Peixotinho, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and raised on the streets of Ipanema. Growing up, Otavio was bullied both at school and on the street due to his minute demeanour. For that reason he often asked his father to put him in a martial arts […]