https://youtu.be/Jh3K4ttwuyg More excellent footage of Master Rickson Gracie teaching!
https://youtu.be/OW7MJ836LVI Courtesy of Jiu Jitsu Times! Master Rickson's seminar in Albany, NY, Sept 9, 2017.
https://youtu.be/WNH_WWHQsVM In 1980, Rickson Gracie, Hélio Gracie’s third biological son, faced Rei Zulu in his first ever vale tudo match. The fight lasted 12 minutes. Zulu tossed Rickson out of the ring three times. For most of the fight, Zulu, who was much bigger, manhandled Rickson. Legend says Zulu faced and beat over 100 men before facing... Read more
What is Takemusu? Takemusu is an Aikido-derived term and concept that was developed by Aikido's founder, Morihei Ueshiba. He referred to this as an aikidoka's spontaneous generation of new techniques in reaction to a variety of situations (my words and interpretation). A further explanation may be from a description of what it isn't. That is,... Read more
SBG's Matt Thornton conducted an interview with Rickson Gracie and it was released overnight. Great interview. Rickson provides his thoughts on training in isolation or 'positional sparring' and connection among other topics. Well worth th 30+ minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQNCz_hw6vc&w=560&h=315