Nothing better for exerting control over one’s opponent than a good, strong grip, whether it is to take them down or ward off approaches and work on sweeping. To have hands like pliers, many techniques are used to strengthen arms and fingers, but Márcio André has a different routine.

The Nova União teacher tells us he prefers doing work focused on real-fight situations, exploding grips over and over. Watch the video for his detailed explanation.

Source: GracieMag