Rob Biernacki Seminar at Solarte BJJ in Sequim

The Smartest Learners…How to learn more at a BJJ Seminar

Solarte BJJ just hosted another visit by Rob Biernacki and there was a great aside about how to learn more at a BJJ seminar. Check out this excerpt from Saturday’s session. To put it in context, Rob was about to add on another movement to a half guard series we’d started. But before he did, Read more about The Smartest Learners…How to learn more at a BJJ Seminar[…]

Rob Biernacki Sequim BJJ Seminar Oct 2019

October 25-26 Rob Biernacki Sequim BJJ Seminar

Rob Biernacki of Island Top Team will be back to teach a Sequim BJJ seminar! Both days will feature top notch instruction with a focus on the modern half guard. There’s far more to half guard than basic sweeps or clamping on to delay the pass. The concept-based style of teaching will help you remember Read more about October 25-26 Rob Biernacki Sequim BJJ Seminar[…]

Solarte BJJ Jenn demonstrating frames and force vectors

Your Main Jiu jitsu Tools Part 1: Frames & Levers

In the last article, I talked about Alignment and “the Score” when comparing jiu jitsu players with a significant size difference. If you can’t remember the three aspects of alignment (base, posture, and structure) give that article a quick review before proceeding on. I’m about to talk about the main tools of jiu jitsu, but Read more about Your Main Jiu jitsu Tools Part 1: Frames & Levers[…]

Jenn teaching back control at Solarte BJJ in Sequim, WA

Size Matters…in BJJ: Alignment & “The Score” When You’re a Bigger or Smaller Jiu Jitsu Player

Assessing performance can be tough for the bigger or smaller jiu jitsu player. A lot has been discussed about size differences in BJJ. This topic is of particular interest to me because I’m 105 lbs. Over the years, I’ve often heard people say that BJJ allows a smaller person to overcome someone who’s bigger and Read more about Size Matters…in BJJ: Alignment & “The Score” When You’re a Bigger or Smaller Jiu Jitsu Player[…]

body type in bjj discussion from rob biernacki seminar

Body Type in BJJ: It Matters Less Than You Think

There’s a whole lot to love about Rob Biernacki’s seminars. One of my favorite things: when he goes off on a fascinating tangent. Here’s one from his last visit to Solarte BJJ. What he offers is NOT the conventional wisdom on body types and corresponding jiu jitsu games. Rob’s insights give hope to those of Read more about Body Type in BJJ: It Matters Less Than You Think[…]

Martial Arts Private Lessons BJJ in Sequim

Martial Arts Private Lessons at Solarte Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in Sequim

Coach Jenn Lozada offers martial arts private lessons at Solarte’s mat space at 1600 Carlsbord Road in Sequim, WA. This is a great option for people who are completely new to martial arts training and want to gradually ease their way into group classes. For more experienced practitioners, Solarte’s concept-based approach offers a fresh way Read more about Martial Arts Private Lessons at Solarte Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in Sequim[…]

Chris Loe teaching Sequim adult wrestling class at Solarte BJJ

Sequim adult wrestling class focuses on submission grappling

Solarte BJJ is pleased to host Chris Loe who has been teaching a Sequim adult wrestling class every Wednesday from 6 to 7pm at our club. During this class, he’s taught wrestling takedowns such as the fireman’s carry and the Olympic roll (Russian variation) as well as good ol’ double legs and single legs, all Read more about Sequim adult wrestling class focuses on submission grappling[…]

Solarte BJJ Martial Arts for Kids in Sequim, WA

Solarte’s Martial Arts for Kids in Sequim: What makes this program so exceptional?

Seriously fun martial arts for kids in Sequim The other day, one of our youth students was participating in the adult class.* 11-year-old Aidan was working with an adult on a control method. Unprompted, Aidan noticed: “You can go for the arm bar because his score is only one. His structure and posture are broken!” Read more about Solarte’s Martial Arts for Kids in Sequim: What makes this program so exceptional?[…]