Kazparov wrote:Kragge wrote:I used to train grappling at a gym that was mainly oriented towards MMA a few years ago. All grappling was without Gi, but now I have joined a pure BJJ gym. I'd guess I hold a skill level around blue belt when it comes to no gi techniques, but I've never rolled with a Gi. Is there any general advice, anyone would give that would br useful when you make that transition?
The friction of the go will take some getting used to. Also you'll be surprised how much you can use the go for offense and defense.
Also collar chokes
Yeah, the collar opens up a brand new world. It kind of adds another dimension to grappling to choke from other angles than just rear naked.