Techniques

How to effectively drill, practice and connect the dots.

We learn many different techniques, and although many times they are individual, you should find ways to connect them and have them “flow”. When you do, you start to develop a game, and your own style. Connecting the dots is like assembling a puzzle. Here, Van was drilling his bottom and different transitions that he enjoys in the Gi before his last fight in Fight to Win Pro Brooklyn. ...[Read More]

An Afternoon with Eric LaCour of LaCour Studio – Photographer and Creator of Masterskya’s Technique of the Week Video Series.

Eric LaCour is an independent photographer and videographer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is an artist, athlete and existential adventurer. He is also a practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and member of the Masterskya community.  Visit Eric LaCour and Enjoy His Work Here: Website, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. Video – ТЕХНИКА НЕДЕЛИ/Technique of the Week: Grips, Armdrag, and The Whizz...[Read More]

Breaking Down the de la Riva Guard

As most of you know, Masterskya employs a scientific approach to understanding techniques. Every month has a new curriculum, and each week focusses on a set of techniques that get broken down day-by-day. We’re focusing on the de la Riva Guard this week, which is a very exciting position (and a personal favorite of mine). Alex Ecklin — Masterskya’s founder, leader, and head instruc...[Read More]