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Stephan Kesting
Worked at Grapplearts.com
Attended University of British Columbia
Lives in Vancouver, BC
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NEW Grapplearts field report video: the backstep half guard pass direct from Brazil: How to do the Backstep Half Guard Pass
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aka capoeira pass from quarter guard (that's what they call it in 10th planaet JJ)
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Excellent. Thanks!
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The best time to score is right after you score.  Here's the best time to pass the guard:

http://www.grapplearts.com/Blog/2014/04/the-best-time-to-pass-the-guard/
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I'm trying something new here - Grapplearts Field Reports.  Let me know if you like the idea or not...
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I'm really enjoying your series of interviews, Stephan. They help me connect to the larger grappling universe outside my little city.  
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We really went off topic in a big way a few times during this interview with BJJ Connected, but it was fun regardless!  It's episode 5 here:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/podcast-bjj-connected-podcast/id826014410?mt=2
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Crowd-funded martial arts T Shirts using the runaway favourite design from an online poll I did.  Check it out

http://teespring.com/i-love-jiu-jitsu
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Half guard mastermind right there. Just had a seminar with him a few weeks ago
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Owner of Grapplearts.com and professional firefighter
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Stephan Kesting runs www.grapplearts.com and www.beginningbjj.com.  He is known in the grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community for his articles, interviews, iPhone apps and over 20 instructional training DVDs.
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  • University of British Columbia
    Botany, 1989 - 1991
  • McGill University
    Biology, 1982 - 1987
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