Let’s get right to it.

This is the introductory curriculum developed by Charles Smith for his fundamentals program at Triumph Jiu-Jitsu in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Here’s what you need to learn if you’re new to jiu-jitsu.

Solo Exercises

  1. Stepping
  2. Scooting
  3. Shrimping
  4. Kneeling
  5. Falling

Dynamic Drills

  1. Clinch & Wall
  2. Down & Up
  3. Mount & Guard
  4. Mount & Back
  5. Mix

Training Principles

  1. Safety
  2. Motivation
  3. Consistency
  4. Communication
  5. Organization

Training Areas

  1. Grappling (Technique and Strategy)
  2. Conditioning (Physical and Mental)
  3. Learning
  4. Partnering
  5. Culture

Got Questions?

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