Let’s be honest, getting caught in a triangle sucks. Apart from the obvious risk of being choked, you also have to worry about arm bars and wrist locks all while your head is being squashed. The best way to avoid a triangle is to maintain good posture and be aware of where your arms are […]
Escapology: World-Class Jiu Jitsu Instruction in Cambridgeshire, U.K.
Escapology Jiu Jitsu is the passion project of Tom Barlow and Chelsea Leah, both seasoned competitors and instructors. With vastly different experiences in the jiu jitsu world, they have spent the greater part of two years developing the framework for the academy that would become the Escapology team.
Escapology is for everyone; we are focused on establishing a family-friendly, inclusive environment for athletes with all levels of skill and interest in the sport. With a curriculum designed for anyone at every level, Escapology seeks to facilitate individual improvement and growth.
FROM THE BLOG
Let’s be honest, passing an opponents guard can be hard. That’s particularly true against those super bendy people who seem to have arms for legs. On top of having good technique, you want rock-solid balance, strong posture, and excellent mobility. While these attributes will develop naturally over time, you can accelerate your balance, posture, and […]
Ever wake up after a hard night’s training, and your hands have turned into gnarled claws that barely open? Me too! The Jiu Jitsu claw is perfectly normal, but is can be a bit of a problem and rather painful. Over the course of my BJJ career, I’ve tried tonnes of different methods to “release […]