Movement Versus Technique: Why Rickson Gracie, B.J. Penn, Marcelo Garcia and Marco Barbosa are Good at Jiu-Jitsu
He simple kept repeating “movement is more important than technique”; and, of course, his definition of movement is also quite comprehensive. In any case, he passed, pinned, and tapped me and everyone else multiple times using a surprisingly small number of actual techniques. The minute adjustments and transitions he employed to pass, stay on top, escape in those rare situations where he was put in danger, and finish, were the key.