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29 Comments on “Tell us what you think so far and what would you like to see next. Vote! (new poll added)

  1. chuck
    June 17, 2013

    I just wanted to say that finding out more on BJJ Scout and who (more importantly how he/she breaks things down and step by step procedure of how to scout people) is no joke. Better to teach us how to fish than give us a fish ^.^

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      good point – I will try to articulate the process at some stage

      • chuck
        July 8, 2013

        Thanks!!

  2. andrew johnson
    June 17, 2013

    I would request an exhaustive study on a player only after you have gone through different players’ innovative developments. This allows the student of your series to take the best from each player, rather than studying any given player’s total game which would likely include many things we already do.

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      True, I personally would rather focus on the “ah hah!” aspects of a player’s game. I think most of my readers are more “advanced” belts and would appreciate that more.

  3. OJSampson
    June 19, 2013

    I’d love to see a breakdown of the Miyao brothers’ game!

  4. bash
    June 23, 2013

    i would love to see a study on cobrinha or the miyao bros

    • chuck
      June 24, 2013

      I would like to see another study of a player, particularly one that has a great bottom game (esp. halfguard). Cobrinha or Ryan Hall!

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      cobrinha has a lot of DVDs out and the miyaos are examined to death already though. I might at later stage though, can’t say for sure yet frankly

  5. ET
    June 25, 2013

    Clark’s Omoplata game!!

  6. jitsuNaja
    June 30, 2013

    Roger Gracie guard passing / Cobrinha’s Back take game / Marcelo garcia’s back take game

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      cobrinha/marcelo have dvds out already though and roger gracie was broken down really well on youtube before so I really don’t have much to add I think

      • ben
        July 21, 2013

        You’ve talked about how some of the suggested competitors have already been well explained by other videos. Can you make a section on your site where you keep a list of the videos you believe explain these competitors well. I’m sure I have missed a good deal of them.

        • bjjscout
          July 22, 2013

          Sure, that’s a good idea actually. Let me look into that. I think in the mean time sites like Jiu Jitsu Lab do an amazing job. They profile many players/positions there, do check it out!

  7. graciejjcouple
    July 5, 2013

    Ryan Hall’s game!

  8. Bjjlost
    July 5, 2013

    marcus almeida buchecha breakdown

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      I might, I like a lot of Checkmat players’ games to be honest

  9. pikeamus
    July 5, 2013

    Roger Gracie’s inevitable progression (pass, mount, choke) is pretty iconic, very consistent and is no doubt full of great technical information. I reckon that makes it a great choice.

    I’d also quite like to see a study on Caio Terra at some point. I really can’t figure out why Caio does so well. Hell, I can’t even figure out if he really has a game plan in most instances, or if he just keeps trying to tangle his opponents up until one of the millions of sweeps or subs he knows comes up.

    • bjjscout
      July 7, 2013

      Roger has already been covered in youtube quite well I think. Caio Terra would be interesting (he has DVDs out already though) and his game is so complex I think I would be stuck for months micro breaking it all down. I personally find his half guard to be one of the most innovative around, it is a specific game plan, it’s almost like he has “invented” his own variation (like the Lo guard). Look carefully at his shin/knee placement, it’s not “conventional”.

  10. Ryan
    July 13, 2013

    I think your music poll needs an option for “All the music is fantastic and I’d like you to keep surprising me.” I’m a bit afraid to click the “no preference” option, lest you take it to mean we actually don’t care.

  11. ben
    July 21, 2013

    Are you only interested in breaking down Gi BJJ? Will we see any No Gi breakdowns? I just watched your Rodolfo Vieira takedown video and it’s probably one of the best explanation videos I have ever watched. I can still take a lot from it as a no-gi player.

    • bjjscout
      July 22, 2013

      Yes I think I will do something on No-Gi possibly closer to ADCC though. If you have any suggestions on guys to look out for that would be great!

      • ben
        July 23, 2013

        Cool. Dean Lister. Rafael, how his no-gi game differs.

  12. ben
    July 23, 2013

    Keenan Cornelius

  13. Edwin
    July 24, 2013

    I’d like to see some commentary and breakdown of fights between players. Cobrinha vs. Raphael’s last 3 fights together. Pros and cons of each player and dynamics of the fight and what style they bring in to the fight. A mini comprehensive breakdown between 2 bjj greats fighting each other would be really nice.

    • bjjscout
      July 31, 2013

      I like this idea, I was thinking about something like this. But after I studied 2 players and then you could see how they go at each other with their signature moves/strategies…so maybe at a later stage…

  14. Ryan
    August 13, 2013

    Love the videos man. Would be awesome if you did a Lucas Lepri breakdown

  15. Steve
    September 8, 2013

    Any chance of a study of Cobrinha’s sit up guard. Simple in so many ways but so effective.

  16. David Penn
    September 8, 2013

    A lot of people are asking for studies of BJJ players whose games have been analyzed pretty thoroughly or have instructionals or tons of YouTube HLs. Part of what made the Lo breakdown so amazing was that we’ve all been watching and loving his game for a while, but nobody every really stopped to take a good look at it and explain what we were seeing.

    Another great example: the Copa Podio breakdown included the best breakdown of Calasans game that I’ve ever seen (and maybe the only one!). That is what makes BJJ Scout so unique and so valuable to me.

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