On Grappling – Marc MacYoung

I have taken extreme flak from people about my views on grappling. I have four basic standards about groundfighting: Submission fighting is to be used only on people who you want to control and *NOT* injure (e.g. a drunk friend OR someone you are trying to arrest). Those circumstances are NOT self-defense scenarios If it … [Read more…]

Does BJJ Teach Smaller People to Defeat Bigger People? – Marc MacYoung

  Someone just asked me if “BJJ really teaches smaller people to defeat bigger.” Apparently this is the new marketing claim. My answer… *** BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! That’s adorable. First off: BJJ and it’s hybrid offspring MMA are the two most muscle intensive sports fighting systems I know of. Second: ANY system with weight classes is a … [Read more…]