Over the year, Jocko’s grappling has been sharpened to a well rounded mix of jiu-jitsu within the rules to a mix of practical tactical positions. The techniques that Jocko shows us in this article are for the most part practical positions that you could use in a grappling tournament or on the street in a real life scenario. The first two that begin standing begin with a common wrestler’s tie-up. There’s no real world situation where Jocko would ever pull guard (our guess is that he’d never pull guard ever), but in these situations he closes distance quickly to engage his opponent and quickly get them under control.
- Issue 53