how can i work on my BALACE?

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  1. JH34PG

    JH34PG White Belt

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    im fairly new to GI Jiu Jitsu...

    my major weakness is passing the guard...i have the technique down but my balance is not very good..

    is there a way that i can work on my balance to pass the guard??
     
  2. newerest

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    get flexible ankles (not sure what exactly they are)

    you need to be able to sit on your heels in guard. im pretty sure theyre the ankles that get stretched but whatever. that's the best advice that I can give you, if you're flat on your heels you become much harder to move around.
     
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    DellyJonut Banned Banned

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    Spellcheck helps with balace
     
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    *rimshot*
     
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    You can call it having good balance, but its more commonly referred to as as having a good base.

    It'll get better with more rolling but you can practice with a big exercise ball. Search youtube for bjj training videos with the ball. People posted some before, but I dont have a link.
     
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    yoga helps with balance.
     
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    You just got to learn to pass like the rest of us.
     
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    justinnnn Sherdog's resident expert

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    Practice.. Doing BJJ especially in the GI will slowly make you much more aware of your body.
     
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    maybe he is training in the water...

    erm oops that would be ballast..
     
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    WTF kind of advice is this?

    and best thing to help balance is stability ball imo. has helped me a fuckload
     
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    One guy can't spell balance, and another guy doesn't know what ankles are. WTF.
     
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    Things have gone downhill (since about 1982)
     
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    And now some guy is advocating amputee sex :eek:
     
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