Originally Posted by mmawolverine
unless you are a smurf version of marcelo garcia i would consider the absolute division tournament just for fun, but if you are serious i would stick to chokes and tiring out the comletition with transitions and top control and lots of stalling wristlocks, eddie bravo talks alot about working on your grip and your choke, for example an exercise where u sit with one knee bent and basically try to choke out your knee, pretend your kneecap is the head of opponent and try to cut his head off. marcelo may not be the strongest in terms of brute force but his chokes are as tight as any one pound for pound. do lots of calisthenics and try to google or youtube eddie bravo. have fun and good luck and dont take offense to ice, we joke around with each other on this forum no hard feelings.
I wish i was a smurf version of Marcelo! and yeah im not taking any hard feelings so no worries.
I just watched that video of of Bravo showing how to choke out your knee, i'm a start doing that during down time. so far it seems chokes and positions are your best bet against someone bigger.