Posts Tagged ‘leverage’

If you think Brazilian jiu jitsu is all about leverage…AND…that you shouldn’t use strength, then you are missing out on a HUGE invisible element of BJJ. Here’s the story… Way back in the day, the geeky scientist Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and I can move the earth.” And then a few […]

Leverage in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mechanical leverage is a simple concept in elementary physics that is applied in an automobile in different ways. It simply refers to the amplification of force. The name is derived from the simple machine known as lever. It can be in any form but in principle it is comprised of […]

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 […]