• We Asked Facebook to Predict the Top Submissions....
    by High Percentage on October 14, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Does conventional wisdom hold up? We asked the hive mind of the internet what they thought was the top performing submission for white belts. They were dead wrong. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

  • Reflecting on the Meta of ADCC
    by High Percentage on October 7, 2019 at 2:01 am

    What are the trends we saw at ADCC ? Are leglocks still at the apex of the meta? Is guard passing dead? We go into all of the details about what the top level competitors are doing this year. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app […]

  • The Science and Game Theory of ADCC
    by High Percentage on September 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Today, we're diving into the "Olympics of Submission Grappling" will the optimal strategies in this very unique ruleset. We also look at data regarding the top submissions of ADCC, and why scoring that first point is so important. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to […]

  • Why It's So Hard to Get Guard and Sweep Data
    by High Percentage on September 16, 2019 at 3:29 am

    We get it. Data on the guards and sweeps that competitors use would be invaluable. And while we've done some, there are some natural roadblocks to recording these things. But the silver lining is, there may be a lesson for us in the explanation. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The […]

  • Endgame Theory And How To Use It
    by High Percentage on September 9, 2019 at 2:56 am

    IBJJF, and often our teammates and coaches, tell us what positions we should be striving for. The hierarchy puts mount and the back at the top. They're the default endgame of BJJ. Until they're not. Truthfully, as we progress in our journey we find our own endgame positions where we are likely to […]

  • The Collar Choke Isn't an Advanced Technique,...
    by High Percentage on September 2, 2019 at 3:00 am

    The collar choke. Often considered a sacred technique. Does it work? No. Do we require all new students to learn it over higher percentage moves? Absolutely! Today we're reviewing some new data the suggests the collar choke is no more effective at higher belt levels than beginning ones. Music: […]

  • Three Submissions Outperform All Others at Every...
    by High Percentage on August 26, 2019 at 3:05 am

    There's "The Big Three" and there's everything else. Three submissions that finish more matches than every other COMBINED. And if your not dedicating time to get good at them, you're leaving wins on the table. Music: Handsome People by Birocratic | https://birocratic.bandcamp.com Music promoted by […]

  • How Rules Should Dictate Training
    by High Percentage on August 20, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    At High Percentage, we think knowing the rules of a competition format is simply a good idea, if anything because it will shape the way you train as you get close to competition day. Imagine a soccer team that didn't scrimmage, only practiced technique. Recreating the conditions of match day sounds […]

  • If You Can't Submit Someone In Three Minutes,...
    by High Percentage on August 12, 2019 at 3:05 am

     We've timestamped 500 submissions, answering the question: what's the most dangerous time in a match? Music: Handsome People by Birocratic | https://birocratic.bandcamp.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License […]

  • The Data That Is Killing The Self Defense Industry
    by High Percentage on August 5, 2019 at 2:22 am

    While it may seem like the self defense industry will always exist, the truth is it's an industry on the ropes. Safer streets, more effective martial arts, and the rise of firearms are making the self defense industry work harder than ever to scare you into making purchases. Here's some data that […]