How do you train grappling a without partener

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  1. eazy_mas

    eazy_mas White Belt

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    How do you train grappling without a partener?

    I not into any club right now but thinking
     
  2. GracieStudent

    GracieStudent Orange Belt

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    watch video
     
  3. VTJas81

    VTJas81 Blue Belt

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    I don't think you can really learn it that way. The only thing you can really do is buy some books and instructionals and drill them. You won't really "know" the moves untill you practice it in some live training but when you do join a club you'll find out your picking up moves faster then other ppl. Thats what I did.
     
  4. Jimmy Cerra

    Jimmy Cerra Amateur Fighter

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    You can do drills on your own, work on your strength and conditioning, and watch a million instructionals. However IMHO nothing beats training with a partner. What makes BJJ and Judo different from martial arts before is the live randori. I can't imagine getting good at all without it.
     
  5. VTJas81

    VTJas81 Blue Belt

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    Oh and what Frodo said about building your strength and conditioning. Mainly conditioning.
     
  6. Sohei

    Sohei Manning the air

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    You can practice on a tree, some old judoka used to practice throws on a tree.
     
  7. Foppa21

    Foppa21 Black Belt

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    In short. You can't.

    I found out. I watched videos of fights and instructionals. Sorta drilled them as well as I could. Then went to a club and well, I had nothing at all
     
  8. Foolkiller

    Foolkiller You have meddled with the primal forces of nature!

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    Study books and instructionals, practice grappling drills (sprawling, armbar hip movement drills, shrimping to turtle position, standing up from guard, triangle hip lifts etc Stephan Kesting I believe has a DVD on these and some are over on lockflow.com and subfighter.com if you sign up to the site), visualise techniques and combinations.
     
  9. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    yeah, i agree with superbeast.

    get some books or instructional videos
     
  10. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Green Belt

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    get/make a grappling dummy.
     
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    hockeyfacekilla** Banned Banned

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    dvd's and books is how i got started, but there is a transition on doing to people when they resist.
     
  12. eazy_mas

    eazy_mas White Belt

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    thanx guys for helping me out
     
  13. triso

    triso Green Belt

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    All of the suggested things above will help, but if you really want to LEARN grappling, find a club man.
     
  14. triso

    triso Green Belt

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    Where do you live, lots of guys on here have great info on places to train.
     
  15. Jiu-Jitsu Cop

    Jiu-Jitsu Cop Green Belt

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    Nothing beats going live. If you have to train by yourself buy a grappling dummy. They are expensive but you can do drills in your garage that you learn from videos.
     
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    get a male real doll
     

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