What is Rickson's favorite technique?

The other day, a student enrolled in Rickson.Academy's virtual classes asked what Rickson's favorite technique was out of all the ones he teaches and demonstrates in detail. 

Rickson, with a discreet smile, said: 
"Well, this is a slippery one. I'll explain: I have a car that is my favorite. But I couldn't decide which part of my car is my favorite. I mean, I like the tires. I like the engine and the design, and the leather on the seats. And I like the music that comes out of the radio. I love that car, but it's complex to subdivide and point to a piece that is my favorite. What's nice about the car is its functionality, how it works perfectly when it's complete."

He added: "In the same way, in Jiu-Jitsu I don't believe I can compartmentalize and say that I prefer the defense against stabbing over the defense against clubbing, or the choke; I love all the techniques equally. Because they fit together and connect perfectly to give us that extra dose of tranquility, of inner peace, of confidence and calm when it's time to act, which makes us successful in whatever field. So I love everything from the mount escape seen in the first few lessons all the way up to the inverted foot lock I teach the higher-ranked students."
Rickson concluded his thoughts with quite a piece of advice:
"But you may have your favorite technique, of course. I just advise you to have fun learning all of them, so you can then point to your favorite."


Carlos Avatar
Carlos commented:


October 15, 2021 09:48 AM
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MichaeL 😮‍💨 commented:

Has Rickson taught the Gift-wrap yet? If so someone tell me how I can find it.

October 11, 2021 01:21 PM
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Daniel Carettoni replied:

Not yet. It's on our list

October 14, 2021 11:53 AM
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MichaeL 😮‍💨 replied:

Thank you so much Daniel for responding!!

October 14, 2021 09:07 PM
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robertowanick commented:


October 11, 2021 12:02 PM