Category Archives: Translations

‘Chave de pe’ is my favourite submission. Mr Tickle’s guide to Portuguese terms for BJJ.

I can be quite (very) pretentious, so I would like to be able to throw a Portuguese word in to a sentence here and there, especially since I train in a Brazilian art. So here you go, common phrases that … Continue reading

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Ashi-Hishigi is my favourite submission. Mr Tickle’s guide to Japanese terms for BJJ.

I’m always lost when a Judoka refer’s to a ‘Juji-gatame‘ or ‘O Soto Gari’. I also have some Japanese writing forever inscribed on my arm – so I thought it would be cool to learn what the phrases actually mean… … Continue reading

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