Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag caught up with Professor Denise Houle teaching one of her classes and we were able to get a technique video of her showing the Chicken Wing set up to the Americana. https://youtu.be/FZwOWOkoH00 … [Read more...] about Chicken Wing Trap To Americana Set Up.
Here are 5 tips that can save you money the next time you find yourself traveling to compete. Set price alerts for plane ticket, rental car and hotel well ahead of time when comp date is set. Book Ahead to make sure you reserve the room in time, then keep checking the rates and re book if the rate drops. We originally booked a room at $120 per night and 3 months … [Read more...] about 5 tips to save money when traveling to compete:
Learn the Basic 5 step armbar from closed guard with Professor Denise Houle. Be sure to pay attention to all the details when you are drilling. If you apply these same concepts to armbars from all positions your percent of finishes should go up. https://youtu.be/OG2YYZ8NqlE … [Read more...] about Denise Houle teaches the Armbar from Closed Guard
This is a great upper body workout to add to your conditioning routine if you have access to a TRX Band or any other type of suspension trainer and weighted plates. The TRX Bands will challenge your core and your balance which can be practical and beneficial for Jiu Jitsu practitioners. Equipment needed: *TRX Band or other suspension trainer. *25lb Weighted Plate (If the … [Read more...] about BJJ Conditioning Upper Body Super Sets
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves a great deal of pulling on the gi which can lead to overactive latissimus dorsi and also tight Pecs. Denise Houle is a NASM certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt. Denise gives some advice on how to incorporate a few simple steps in your routine that can provide some relief to those … [Read more...] about Jiu Jitsu=Tight Lats. Incorporate these simple steps for some relief.