Eli Knight joins the show to talk about Jiu-Jitsu for self defense. He covers realistic scenarios, self defense for women, knife defense, groin strikes and the benefits of sport Jiu-Jitsu in a self defense situation. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu in the early days
  • Seminars in the 90’s
  • Self defense and sport
  • Jiu-Jitsu’s influence online
  • Real world self defense
  • Chokes for self defense
  • Self control
  • Why Jiu-Jitsu is such a great option for women
  • Groin strikes and trainable skills
  • Concepts for self defense that sport-focus practitioners can add
  • His BJJ Fanatics instructional (Coupon Code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Knife defense
  • The Pummel
  • Starting rolls from the knees
  • Take downs in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Cross training
  • The origin story behind the word “creonte”
  • Goals for 2020