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Jiu jitsu blackbelts demonstrate how to defend against being dragged off a plane

Brazilian jiu jitsu is widely regarded as one of the most, if not the most, effective martial arts in existence. As a grappling art, jiu jitsu’s purpose is to use leverage to trap and subdue your opponent in a variety of chokeholds, leg, arm, and joint locks.

Brazilian jiu jitsu is widely regarded as one of the most, if not the most, effective martial arts in existence. As a grappling art, jiu jitsu’s purpose is to use leverage to trap and subdue your opponent in a variety of chokeholds, leg, arm, and joint locks.

In response to the recent incident on board a United Airlines flights where a passenger was forcibly dragged off an allegedly overbooked flight, BJJ blackbelts Rener and Ryron Gracie demonstrated some techniques to counter someone who is dragging you by both arms.

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The video is obviously meant to add some levity to the situation, just like a video that was posted by two other jiu jitsu blackbelts demonstrating how to defend against President Trump’s aggressively dominant handshake style.

Good techniques nonetheless.

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