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Best Back Training for BJJ


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Back strength is one of the most important physical traits in Jiu Jitsu. You need a strong, powerful and endurant back create pressure, explode through sweeps and guard passes and stay tight to your opponent. Chad Wesley Smith and Otavio Sousa expand on some of the best back training options.

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