Calling All Nerds: Here’s The Science Behind Why Your Frames Work In Jiu-Jitsu

We all know that BJJ is basically a martial art designed for the nerds and geeks of the world. It basically fulfills that teen movie fantasy of the smaller, scrawnier kid being able to finally beat up the muscular jocks. Even if you “know” why a lot of your favorite moves and details are so effective, though, learning the exact science behind them can be fascinating… and help improve upon your existing techniques.

This video from RVV BJJ explains some of the science between concepts like framing and inertia that we use every day while rolling, but rarely pay that much thought to. Check out the details shown here and see if you can use your “nerdy” side to help yourself become even more dangerous on the mats!


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