03 Sep '11, 9am

Leandro Issa, who’s fighting in the @ONEFCMMA tonight, explains why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so effective in MMA

Leandro Issa, who’s fighting in the @ONEFCMMA tonight, explains why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so effective in MMA

Although it is known as the gentle martial art, BJJ can be devastatingly effective in an MMA fight as any fighter unfortunate enough to have been submitted by an expert practitioner such as Issa will testify. If you don't know your guillotines from their gogoplatas, or their key locks from their kimuras (hint: they're all different submission moves used in BJJ), Issa took time out from his training camp to explain a bit about the sport and why BJJ exponents like himself have been so successful in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). The Brazilian, an instructor with

Full article: http://www.menshealth.com.sg/fitness/quick-low-down-brazi...

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