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Welcome to the official Hidden Jiu-Jitsu Blog.

My purpose with this blog and this website is to be of service to you, my friends who make up this amazing Jiu-Jitsu community. So this is where I will focus on sharing my most valuable wisdom, strategies, principles and knowledge I have gained over the past 26 years studying and teaching Jiu-Jitsu, as it was handed down to me by the one and only Rickson Gracie.

How the BIGGEST Boxing Match of all time was WON using Jiu-Jitsu Part 1

In August of 2017 the world got to witness one of the most incredible sporting events of all time.  A clash of superstars from 2 different combat sports met in a boxing ring in Las Vegas for...
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Training to Be Strong Everywhere

I once asked Rickson, what he felt was the weakest part of his game and it wasn't so much his answer that surprised me but his explanation that made a tremendous impact in how I still train myself...
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Becoming A Great Jiu Jitsu Teacher

I've been teaching jiu-jitsu now for over 17 years. I'm so passionate about jiu-jitsu and the positive effect it has in peoples lives that I'm constantly trying to improve and become a better...
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How to Develop your Jiu-Jitsu Game to a High Level In Record Time

The importance of positional training, and why it should be at least 50% or more of your training.   I get a lot of questions about how to train Jiu Jitsu properly.   "What's the most...
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Weight Distribution from Side Control By Henry Akins & Stephen Whittier

In this video I'm demonstrating how to use weight distribution from the cross side position.   Because it's very difficult to see how much weight I'm applying on my partner, I have him humming...
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Hidden Jiu Jitsu Sub and Surf Wrap Up

Back from a week of training Hidden Jiu Jitsu in Costa Rica with Sub and Surf BJJ Camp! I filmed this wrap up video just to share with you guys some of the stuff I showed at my BJJ camp in Costa...
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Welcome to Hidden Jiu-Jitsu!

My purpose this website is to be of service to you, my friends who make up this amazing Jiu-Jitsu community.

Here you'll find my most valuable wisdom, strategies, principles and knowledge I have gained over the past 26 years studying and teaching Jiu-Jitsu, as it was handed down to me by the one and only Rickson Gracie.

To help you best, would you mind taking a moment to enter your best email and phone number, so I can send you everything you need to get started?

Ossss!

- Henry