A Shirtless Guide To What’s Legal at IBJJF This Weekend

TL;DR: Cross ashi is not reaping. Repeat, cross ashi is not reaping. Unless you have an Achilles grip. 

Gordon Ryan continues his ashi advocacy by quickly breaking down in a more coherent way than the IBJJF printout what’s legal and what isn’t at the international no-gi championships this weekend. Competitors continue to report problems with mat judges DQing for legal positions. 

Ryan’s version boasts a “half naked Sonny,” aka Brazilian practitioner and fit model Nathalia Santoro, so maybe this one will still in judges’ minds more than previous updates:



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