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Peeling the Lapel is a tool when you are getting out gripped by your opponent. Learn how to peel your opponent's lapel grip off so you can move closer to your favorite throws in Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and even Wrestling.
Gripping is the secret ingredient for moving from a good judoka to a great judoka. If you want the upper hand and to beat people who are better than you, mastering gripping will go a long way in both Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Chances are, this is one of the first videos you've watched on your judo or jiu jitsu journey so WELCOME and CONGRATULATIONS!

Grappling is awesome and it may be intimidating at the start but I promise there are only a few simple things to get out of the way before you feel at home. The first of which is putting on your uniform (also known as a gi).

Kesa Gatame (袈裟固) means Scarf Hold in English. This is a great pin for Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Wrestling. It's common and easy to do because it's a natural transition from most hip throws like Koshi Guruma.

Split The Legs Series or Over-Under Pass is a guard pass, when your opponent is hooking your leg. You can do this move in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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