Aug 12, 2020
Robert Drysdale is one of the most highly decorated American grapplers in history. He remains the only person not born in Brazil to win both the IBJJF World Championships with the gi and the ADCC Open Division without the gi.
Today we talked about the difference
between Jiu-Jitsu in competition and in the
gym, his research on the early history of jiu-jitsu in Brazil, and
his upcoming documentary called, “Closed Guard: The Origins of
Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil.”
Find out more about the complicated relationship between Jigoro Kano, Mitsuyo Maeda, Carlos and Helio Gracie, and Kimura.
Check out The Open Guard System available in DVD and online streaming format https://www.grapplearts.com/the-open-guard-system/ and in app format https://www.grapplearts.com/open-guard-system-app-phone-tablet/