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You have spent hours of shrimping across the mat before every class. You hear your instructor scream for you to do it whenever you are on bottom. Even in your sleep you find yourself shrimping the covers off of you. However, in spite of all of that, you still have not been able to effectively utilize the hip escape when sparring. You find yourself pushing and pushing and not going anywhere. You give up on hip escaping and try a more complicated sweep or bump move. In fact, you write off the motion altogether as something just to warm up with.
If this sounds like you, then this instructional is here to help. Brent Littell will take you through a step by step guide of how to use the shrimp in almost every bottom position. He demonstrates the frames needed to make the escapes work and adds context to the movements so you know exactly when to use them. By the end of your journey through this material, guard recovery will feel almost too easy.
Don’t continue to waste hours of your mat time repeating the same mistakes, spend a short time with this information and shrimp your way out of everything.
About the instructor:
Brent Littell has the unique distinction of being one of only people in the world to have black belts in both gi and no gi jiu jitsu. He was the sixth person ever to receive his black belt in no gi bjj from Eddie Bravo, and he was the first person ever to receive his black belt in gi from Gracie Barra after holding rank as a black belt in no gi. Brent has extensive instructing experience and has taught in some of the most hallowed bjj institutions in the world. He was Tenth Planet’s first ever fundamentals instructor at their headquarters in Hollywood, California, and presently is an instructor at the headquarters for Gracie Barra, the largest and most successful bjj team ever. His knowledge of both gi and no gi jiu jitsu, as well as his amazing teaching style, makes him one of the most sought out bjj teachers around. He has worked with everyone from beginners in the sport to UFC fighters to world champions. His teaching style makes complex concepts accessible to all. This is a great opportunity to learn from one of the best.
Littell has a formula that works and explains it with clarity. He gives bumps & shrimps a functional purpose rather then a movement that just becomes wasted energy.