Grip and Shoulder Blade Stability Training For BJJ Using The Lower Trap Muscles

Performing static hangs will improve grip strength and endurance for BJJ. You can add difficulty and shoulder blade stability by utilizing a towel or a BJJ gi. To optimize the function and strength of the shoulders, the shoulder blade musculature is key. In this video we are focusing on scapular depression. This movement of pulling the shoulder blades “into your back pockets” is performed by activiting the lower trapezius muscles which are integral in this movement and important in the overall health of the shoulder and shoulder blade. Build this into your routine to maintain healthy shoulders and prevent injury, while building BJJ grip strength.