Often asked: Jiu Jitsu How To Shrimp?

What is a shrimp BJJ?

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, think of shrimping as footwork for when you’re on your back. Essentially, you are using your hips and your shoulders as if they were feet. It’s how to move and create space between yourself and your opponent when you’re on your back.

How do you wrestle with shrimp?

Start on your side with hands up near your face. Swing your feet and your shoulders back, and together with your hips push forward. Put all of your weight on your shoulders and your feet then move your hips backward. Stay an equivalent side and repeat.

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