Grappling 101: How to Avoid Being Bullied on the Mat (for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [BJJ] & Submission Grapplers)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Published: November 19, 2012.
This is the "Bully Proof" for beginning grapplers. It’ll help you develop a force field to help shield you from making newbie mistakes.
The advice in Grappling 101 is information that people will not share with you during instruction or drill, but will tell you at the most inopportune moments. They are pointers that everyone should give you on day one, but end up as sporadic pieces of advice.