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109 - Hard2Hurt - "BJJ is Not Designed for Small People... No Martial Art is."

Jeth Randolph 2021

This is a hilarious piece of click bait which will no doubt have a few keyboard fanboys in a righteous frenzy of defensive typing...

The average rational person doesn't want to be in fights. If they ever are it's either that they've made a huge error of judgement and been at least partly responsible for it in the first place or they've been attacked.

Avoiding the first scenario at all costs and finding a way to escape the second as quickly as possible is pretty much all I'm interested in.

In fairness to BJJ people, they've been mentioned as it's a popular sport and guaranteed to get hits for the video. Pretty much all martial arts have this uncomfortable problem. Self defence (SD) courses do too if they get confused as to what they're doing and wander into "martial land" - usually for commercial reasons rather than logic and become self delusional.

All martial styles have a lot of good ideas to offer (ok not all but I won't mention them...) it's just that physics is real

Hard2Hurt has some good points here and this is worth a watch...


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