Invisible jiujitsu: Rickson and Helio Gracie student Pedro Sauer shares secrets of Invisible jiujitsu

With the creation of the new Jiu-jitsu Global Federation under Master Rickson Gracie, everyone is talking about Gracie Jiujitsu. One of the elements at the heart of jiujitsu instruction is the "feel" of the move and the "weight distribution".

I recently had a 2 hour telephone conversation with my instructor Eddie Kone, Gracie Jiujitsu black belt under Royler Gracie, about when he was training at Gracie Humaita and Grandmaster Helio would walk in and part with his wisdom on how best to increase the leverage in techniques and how the difference was never some large, visible move but always a practically invisible detail that you had to feel and experience to appreciate.

"People look, but they don't see. They listen but don't hear!" Eddie Kone

Here's a brilliant example. 8th degree coral belt in Gracie Jiujitsu Pedro Sauer shows what invisible jiujitsu is all about from a couple of positions:

Details of opening the arm up from the mount for the armbar:



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