Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s Blue Belt

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's Blue Belt
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s blue belt and 36 techniques for having Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s blue belt.

The fundamentals are in the Blue Belt!

That’s why I want to list some BJJ blue belt techniques that you need to know absolutely.

If you read my blog and I advise you to do it, as I have already explained in other posts, even if you study self-defense and in the gym, during classes always tell you that you never have to end up on the ground and you maybe listen to them and believe it too, you know, you have to know that in reality you will probably end up on the ground and therefore you need to know at least these techniques.

That doesn’t mean you have to become a black belt in Jiu Jitsu or experienced submission wrestling wrestler but you need to have the knowledge of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt that is the first belt after white in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt ranks.

As I told you in another article, 95% of street fights end up on the ground.

Real street fight footage

Try searching for videos where you see footage of real clashes on the road you’ll see that they always end up on the ground as soon as they come into contact at close range.

When this does not happen and because it all ended first with a big KO that very often is a shot pulled at the “coward” where one pulled a dry shot and scored while the other still thought to speak.

Ps. Remember to keep the safe distance always.

Now going back to the topic of this article, the techniques you need to learn are “only” 36, do they seem to you so many?

It may be that I am but I did not ask you to learn them in a day but to start studying them and if you consider that in a year there are 12 months it means that you have to learn three a month and after a year if you commit and practice consistently you can have mastery of these techniques.

Does it seem like you learn between technique a month?

I hope not for you because I did not ask you to learn the variants on each technique as well but the basic techniques to take the blue belt of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Consider that if you follow the Gracie method of the master cycle, you need to learn each technique from a different location.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's Blue Belt

List of techniques needed to have the blue belt in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:

1. Trap and Role Escape

2. American Arm lock

3. Positional Control Mount

4. Take the Back (Mount)

5. Rear Naked Choke

6. Leg Hook Take Down

7. Clinch (Aggressive Opponent)

8. Punch Block Series (Stages 1-4)

9. Straight Arm lock (Mount)

10. Triangle Choke

11. Elevator Sweep

12. Elbow Escape (Mount)

13. Positional Control (Side Mount)

14. Body Fold Take down

15. Clinch (Conservative Opponent)

16. Headlock Counters

17. Double Leg Take Down

18. Headlock Escape 1

19. Straight Arm lock (Guard)

20. Double Ankle Sweep

21. Pull Guard

22. Headlock Escape 2

23. Guillotine Choke

24. Shrimp Escape

25. Kimura Arm lock

26. Standing Headlock Defense

27. Punch Block Series (Stage 5)

28. Hook Sweep

29. Rear Take Down

30. Haymaker Punch Defense

31. Take the Back (Guard)

32. Guillotine Defense

33. Elbow Escape (Side Mount)

34. Standing Arm lock

35. Twisting Arm Control

36. Double Under Hook Guard Pass

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Now in the post I wanted to provide you with a list of techniques to get the blue belt of Brazilian Jiu JItsu (BJJ) used by the Gracie and to make you understand that it is not something impossible to learn the fundamentals to have the blue belt of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu even if you practice some other discipline.

The fight is an area of combat that you can not overlook and you have to do it through specialization by studying a ground fighting system such as bjj, sambo, judo, grappling, csw, etc.

You may discover a new great love. Test!

Stay Tuned!

Have a good workout and Rollin’!

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